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The Essence of Circumcision, the Essence of a Jew
The extraordinary message expressed by circumcision is what caused it to rise to the top of the list of rituals our enemies sought to eradicate time and again throughout our history. But what is this message?
Her thoughtfulness changed all that; it turned our causal encounter into a meaningful exchange. I realized that she was a real person and not just a passing prop on the stage of my life...
It's been a hard day's night. As a mohel, a ritual circumciser, I can't afford to bite my nails. However, on my flight to New Zealand this past Monday, it took great effort to refrain from a nervous nibble or two. The plane had been delayed and it was goi...
And on the eighth day the foreskin of his flesh shall be circumcised (Leviticus 12:3) This verse comes from the opening lines of this week's Parshah and, as they say, the rest is history. A Bris is a covenant and through the millennia, Jews have kept this...
Each child has opened my heart wider, not only to that child but to the others as well. Each child makes me a better parent to all of our children.
The boys tend to be interested in the gory details, while the girls wonder about the rationale behind the mitzvah
A miracle can be defined as something which directly reveals the power of the Divine. In this sense, reproduction has the quality of a miracle, in particular the birth of a child who is destined to reveal G‑dliness in the world.
The experience of galut (exile) is compared to a state of pregnancy.
In twenty-four articles and stories, mothers and fathers tell of the love and the pain, the joy and the fears, the wisdom and the faith, the mystery and the mysticism of having children
Laws and customs pertaining to pregnancy, labor, birth, and the new mother.
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