A selection of laws and stories about brit milah.
Covenant, conversion, custom, and circumcision.
How Jewish thinkers over the ages have explained the importance of ritual circumcision.
Where the circumcision covenant comes from.
Ceremonies for Jewish Boys. History and Themes of Ceremonies for Jewish Newborns. Jewish Lifecycle. Jewish Ceremonies and Rituals.
Shifting views and philosophies about the Jewish practice of circumcising baby boys on the eighth day of life.
The message to the one who is circumcised: The covenant involves pain and sacrifice as well as honor and sanctity. And it is part of who you are, branded into your flesh at birth.