Country leaders attend Director's Brit at President's house

Ministers and MKs attend circumcision ceremony for son of President's House's Director Harel Toby. President honored Sandek.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2019, 10:26 PM

12th child born to President's Chief of Staff

Rivka Ravitz today celebrates Brit for 12th child along with husband Yitzhak Ravitz who serves as Kiryat Yearim Council head.Hezki Baruch, 9/16/2019, 3:39 PM

Newborn injured in car accident on way home from Brit Milah

8-day-old baby hurt when bus, 2 cars collide in Jerusalem after his circumcision ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2019, 5:55 PM

And they shall call his name in Israel: Achiad

Family from Itamar decides today to call son entering covenant 'Achiad' after Rabbi Ettinger. Godfather: Elyashiv, son of Rabbi Achiad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2019, 7:58 PM

2020 Democratic candidate takes stand against circumcision

Businessman and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang takes aim at circumcision - but says parents should have right to choose.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/21/2019, 12:54 PM

Watch: Brit Milah of Oren Hazan's son

MK Oren Hazan names his 8-day old son Ayalon Yitzhak.Hezki Baruch, 2/19/2019, 5:09 PM

'Jews not welcome in Iceland'

European rabbis compare proposed circumcision ban in Iceland to similar law passed by Nazi Germany.David Rosenberg, 4/23/2018, 7:47 AM

'Brit Milah ban will ensure no Jewish community is established'

Scandinavian Jewish leaders warn Iceland that legislation banning nonmedical circumcision will prevent Jewish community life in the country.JTA, 2/14/2018, 8:28 PM

90-year-old circumcised in Ukraine

90-year-old Jew from Ukraine circumcised in special Jewish clinic in Dnepropetrovsk.Uzi Baruch, 11/12/2017, 4:15 AM

Ukraine: Circumcision for 90-year-old

Historic Brit Milah to take place at new medical center in Menorah compound: 'Not a day in the clinic goes by without saving lives.'Mordechai Sones, 10/22/2017, 1:47 PM

Grandson's circumcision held at grandfather's murder scene

Grandson born on grandfather Avraham Hasno's birthday, who was brutally murdered, was brought this morning in the covenant of Abraham.Mordechai Sones, 5/17/2017, 10:34 AM

Sweden urged to end bans on milah, shechita

President of Conference of European Rabbis says Swedish gov't can't claim to fight anti-Semitism while actively discriminating against Jews.Ari Soffer, 6/20/2016, 4:11 PM

Mohels warned to get checked for herpes

Prominent Israeli rabbis insist mohels cannot work unless they are cleared of the virus.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/1/2016, 7:49 PM

Baby named for hero who tackled terrorists unarmed

Despite having never met, the Schmerler family decided to name their newborn son after terror victim Tuvia Yanai Weissman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2016, 12:21 PM

US protects shechita and brit religious freedoms

House of Representatives passes bill protecting the Jewish right to perform circumcisions and ritual slaughter.Shoshana Miskin, 5/22/2016, 7:06 PM

Meir Ettinger may not attend son’s Brit

Israeli Supreme Court justices deny request to allow Jewish administrative detainee to attend son's circumcision.Shoshana Miskin, 4/4/2016, 1:10 PM

Chief Rabbis asked to help Ettinger attend brit

Wife of Ettinger, who has been held 8 months without trial, writes Chief Rabbis: 'How can a Jewish state ban a father from his son's brit?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2016, 3:49 PM

Judge refuses to let Ettinger attend son's brit

District court rejects petition to let Meir Ettinger - held 8 months without trial - out for a few hours for firstborn son's brit milah.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 4/3/2016, 12:41 PM

'Let my brother attend his firstborn son's brit'

Family members of Meir Ettinger, held 8 months without trial, protest in Jerusalem for his rights; even a Haaretz reporter gets on board.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2016, 9:43 AM

The mystery of the delayed Brit Milah

There is a change in gears towards the end of this week's Torah reading.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 10/24/2015, 9:15 PM

The Laws of 'Brit Milah'

This first commandment to the Jewish People symbolizes the history of the chosen nation - and much more. Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 11/3/2014, 10:28 AM

Chief Rabbi Slams Ruling Favoring Brit-Refuser Mom

President of of the Great Rabbinical Court, Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef, says secular courts are eroding religious courts' authority.Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 6/30/2014, 7:55 AM

High Court Allows Mother to Refuse Son's Brit

In precedent-setting ruling, Court says Rabbinical Court can't force circumcision if one parent objects.Nir Har Zahav, 6/29/2014, 9:49 PM

Knesset Film to Battle EU Brit Milah Bans

The Knesset is gearing up into action to battle European efforts to ban Jewish ritual circumcision (brit milah) with a film it producedDavid Lev, 1/26/2014, 10:53 PM

Norway FM Assures Circumcision Ban Will Not Happen

FM Brende reassures Simon Wiesenthal Center, which is concerned over a proposed ban on ritual circumcision.Ari Yashar, 11/25/2013, 1:44 PM

Moving Brit Milah on the Ruins of Homesh

Limor Har Melech, who lost her husband in a 2003 terror attack and remarried, had her baby circumcised on the ruins of Homesh.Arutz Sheva North America, 11/15/2013, 9:37 PM

Countdown to Redemption

An original explanation for the Torah's different 'countdowns' for the Egyptian exile. Daniel Pinner, 10/11/2013, 9:03 AM

Europe's Anti-Semitism, America's Assimilation

The writer draws conclusions from the juxtaposition of both anti-Semitism and assimilation. Ron Jager, 10/9/2013, 3:18 PM

Israel Calls to Rescind Anti Circumcision

Israel has described a Council of Europe (PACE) resolution against circumcision as a "moral stain" that will foster hatred across Europe.Kochava Rozenbaum, 10/4/2013, 10:33 AM

Baby Dies after Post-Brit Complications

Doctors tells Rabbinate that the complications resulted from a preexisting condition.Gil Ronen, 6/7/2013, 1:02 PM

Norwegian Cartoon: Circumcision Demonic Ritual

Jewish group considers taking legal action over a cartoon in a Norwegian paper that depicts circumcision as a bloodthirsty ritual.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/29/2013, 10:12 PM

Passover's eternal flame

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