The particulars can vary, but typically it involves appearing before a Beit Din, immersing in a mikveh, and adopting a Hebrew name.
The imagery of the Bible hints at the luminous potentiality of our bodies to experience God.
Why keep the baby name under wraps before the brit milah?
Shabbat, the rainbow after the flood, and brit milah are three covenantal "signs" which God provides.
While Jewish critics have arisen in modern times, brit milah is still widely practiced.
How Jewish thinkers over the ages have explained the importance of ritual circumcision.
What to do before your son's circumcision.
This man or woman performs Judaism's oldest religious rite.
The customary quorum of 10 represents the community and its obligations to the child.
10 things to know about--and think about--when planning a brit milah ceremony.