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Birth Ceremonies

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  • Baby Name Accord: Somewhere Between Shlomo And Gustav

    By Rachel Leibold

    I felt incredibly accomplished. Here we, an interfaith couple, had successfully navigated the baby name minefield, despite our vastly different backgrounds and beliefs. Hooray for us!

    Date: 04-28-2010
  • Turning Off the Autopilot

    By Birger Stamperdahl

    Thinking things through and negotiating was important to their relationship. The issue of circumcision was a lot more difficult to negotiate than others.

    Date: 10-16-2009
  • Not a Jewish Birth Story

    By Laurel Snyder

    How an unnecessarily mean mohel cast a dark shadow over a mother's brightest day.

    Date: 02-28-2011
  • Brit Bat: birth ceremonies for girls

    This beautiful booklet will explain the wonderful custom of welcoming daughters to our families and communities. Guiding you from the preparation and planning stages through to the specifics of the liturgy and ritual options available to you, this booklet is sure to be a helpful resource for all families.

    Date: 03-07-2012
  • How Do I Tell Him I Want Bris?

    By The Jewish Daily Forward

    A Q&A reprinted from The Forward, about a woman's struggle to tell her husband she wants a bris for their son.

    Date: 04-28-2014

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