Three Biblical Signs of Covenant

Shabbat, the rainbow after the flood, and brit milah are three covenantal "signs" which God provides.

The Circumcision Debate

While Jewish critics have arisen in modern times, brit milah is still widely practiced.

Brit Milah: Why Boys Are Circumcised

How Jewish thinkers over the ages have explained the importance of ritual circumcision.

What Is A Mohel?

This man or woman performs Judaism's oldest religious rite.

The Brit Milah (Bris): What You Need to Know

Questions and answers about the circumcision ceremony for Jewish baby boys.

Contemporary Issues in Baby Ceremonies

Circumcision debates and intermarriage

Jewish Newborn Ceremonies 101

An overview of ceremonies to welcome baby boys and girls.