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Before the Birth
If you know you’re having a boy, you’ll need to select a mohel (circumciser). There are several mohalim in our area. Some parents like to interview mohalim even before the baby is born. Contact the office for guidance.
On the Birth Day
On the day your baby is born, please contact Rabbi Safra’s office. We want to be able to properly congratulate you and help you secure a time for the Brit Milah or Naming and aliyah at B’nai Israel. If you would like to ensure that particular B’nai Israel clergy can conduct or participate in your simcha, please contact them directly.
In addition to the Brit Milah and Naming ceremonies, it is common for families to make a donation to the synagogue and host an event in celebration.
Then join us for a special blessing of all babies born during the Jewish calendar year. This ceremony is held on the Shabbat between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.