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Circumcision is the first commandment given by G-d to Abraham, the first Jew, and is central to Judaism.

Brit Milah: The Covenant of Circumcision

Brit Milah: The Covenant of Circumcision

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The Circumcision

The brit milah (bris), circumcision, is a physical symbol of the relationship between G‑d and the Jewish people. It is a constant reminder of what the Jewish mission entails. Held on the eighth day of life, the ritual is carried out by a skilled mohel (circumciser) and is a joyous celebration marking the entrance of another Jewish male into the covenant of Abraham. Read more...