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.
How an unnecessarily mean mohel cast a dark shadow over a mother’s brightest day.
Information on Jewish baby-naming ceremonies, bris, circumcision, baptism
Clarification of the Catholic Church’s position on baptism, Heaven and the Jewish people.
Personal narrative from an interfaith couple who decided on a naming ceremony, instead of a bris, for their son.
Personal narrative from a Modern Orthodox woman married to a Scottish Presbyterian on the complicated reasons why one son is circumcized and the other isn?t.
A Q&A reprinted from The Forward’s Seesaw Column
A Q&A about a woman’s struggle to tell her husband she wants a bris for their son
A mother-to-be struggles with whether or not to have her son circumcised.
A look at some of the Jewish superstitions during pregnancy and in anticipation of a new baby.