They warn you that parenting means doing a bunch of stuff you never imagined yourself doing. For Cnaan Liphshiz, that moment came when he had to beg a kosher butcher to perform his son’s bris.
The Torah instructs that the first son belongs to God. Whether one’s faith is by the book or by the heart, the author finds there is always a price for redemption.
It looks like Johnny Depp is just as depressed about his career as you are. In a recent interview on Israeli TV, the actor said he has given ‘serious thought’ to becoming a mohel.
The benefits of male circumcision mean that the procedure should be recommended to parents of newborn boys, according to a draft of federal guidelines.
Swedish lawmakers voted down a bill that would require parents to pay for non-medical circumcision of boys.
When Zachary Thacher fainted at his nephew’s bris and was revived by his father, it prompted him to reflect on their tumultuous relationship.
Someone should have told Alicia Silverstone that once your claim to fame is a movie called ‘Clueless,’ it’s probably a good idea to avoid spouting advice about circumcision.
New York parents are supposed to sign consent forms for a controversial circumcision rite. Why won’t the city say what — if anything — it has done to enforce the regulation?
The Seesaw, our new advice column, helps a pregnant woman figure out how to talk to her non-Jewish husband about having a bris for their future son.
(JTA) — Mazel tov to Jason Biggs and his wife Jenny Mollen on the birth–and apparent circumcision–of their son Sid. On Tuesday Mollen posted shots to Instagram that seem to have been taken on or around the time of their newborn’s bris. “Today was not a good day to be Sid’s penis,” read one caption that bore the hash tags #babybiggs and #circumcision, while another shot showed Biggs and Mollen wrapped in a talit.