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New Zealand: Baby circumcised 5 months late due to COVID-19 lockdown

New Zealand: Baby circumcised 5 months late due to COVID-19 lockdown

Lockdown imposed by New Zealand over COVID-19 pandemic 2 days after their son was born forces parents to wait 5 months for Brit Milah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2020 17:40
Looking to hold a circumcision ceremony in Israel? Here's what you need to know

Looking to hold a circumcision ceremony in Israel? Here's what you need to know

Ministry sets new guidelines for allowing Brit Milah ceremonies, allows 19 attendees including baby, mohel. All food must be catered.Gary Willig, 07/05/2020 16:40
Brit Milah prevented at site of destroyed Yitzhar home

Brit Milah prevented at site of destroyed Yitzhar home

150 Border Police prevent family from holding circumcision for their newborn son at site where their home was demolished 2 weeks ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2020 11:33
Chief Rabbis: Don't postpone circumcision because of coronavirus

Chief Rabbis: Don't postpone circumcision because of coronavirus

Chief Rabbis of Israel issue letter stating except in case of infected newborn, there is no reason to postpone Brit Milah.Mordechai Sones, 30/03/2020 21:10
Country leaders attend Director's Brit at President's house

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, 18/11/2019 22:26
12th child born to President's Chief of Staff

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, 16/09/2019 15:39
Newborn injured in car accident on way home from Brit Milah

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, 21/05/2019 17:55
And they shall call his name in Israel: Achiad

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, 25/03/2019 19:58
2020 Democratic candidate takes stand against circumcision

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, 21/03/2019 12:54
Watch: Brit Milah of Oren Hazan's son

Watch: Brit Milah of Oren Hazan's son

MK Oren Hazan names his 8-day old son Ayalon Yitzhak.Hezki Baruch, 19/02/2019 17:09
'Jews not welcome in Iceland'

'Jews not welcome in Iceland'

European rabbis compare proposed circumcision ban in Iceland to similar law passed by Nazi Germany.David Rosenberg, 23/04/2018 07:47
'Brit Milah ban will ensure no Jewish community is established'

'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, 14/02/2018 20:28
90-year-old circumcised in Ukraine

90-year-old circumcised in Ukraine

90-year-old Jew from Ukraine circumcised in special Jewish clinic in Dnepropetrovsk.Uzi Baruch, 12/11/2017 04:15
Ukraine: Circumcision for 90-year-old

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, 22/10/2017 13:47
Grandson's circumcision held at grandfather's murder scene

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, 17/05/2017 10:34
Sweden urged to end bans on milah, shechita

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, 20/06/2016 16:11
Mohels warned to get checked for herpes

Mohels warned to get checked for herpes

Prominent Israeli rabbis insist mohels cannot work unless they are cleared of the virus.Arutz Sheva staff, 01/06/2016 19:49
Baby named for hero who tackled terrorists unarmed

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, 23/05/2016 12:21
US protects shechita and brit religious freedoms

US protects shechita and brit religious freedoms

House of Representatives passes bill protecting the Jewish right to perform circumcisions and ritual slaughter.Shoshana Miskin, 22/05/2016 19:06
Meir Ettinger may not attend son’s Brit

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, 04/04/2016 13:10
Chief Rabbis asked to help Ettinger attend brit

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, 03/04/2016 15:49
Judge refuses to let Ettinger attend son's brit

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, 03/04/2016 12:41
'Let my brother attend his firstborn son's brit'

'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, 03/04/2016 09:43
The mystery of the delayed Brit Milah

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, 24/10/2015 21:15
The Laws of 'Brit Milah'

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, 03/11/2014 10:28
Chief Rabbi Slams Ruling Favoring Brit-Refuser Mom

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, 30/06/2014 07:55
High Court Allows Mother to Refuse Son's Brit

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, 29/06/2014 21:49
Knesset Film to Battle EU Brit Milah Bans

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, 26/01/2014 22:53
Norway FM Assures Circumcision Ban Will Not Happen

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, 25/11/2013 13:44
Moving Brit Milah on the Ruins of Homesh

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, 15/11/2013 21:37
Countdown to Redemption

Countdown to Redemption

An original explanation for the Torah's different 'countdowns' for the Egyptian exile. Daniel Pinner, 11/10/2013 09:03
Europe's Anti-Semitism, America's Assimilation

Europe's Anti-Semitism, America's Assimilation

The writer draws conclusions from the juxtaposition of both anti-Semitism and assimilation. Ron Jager, 09/10/2013 15:18
Israel Calls to Rescind Anti Circumcision

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, 04/10/2013 10:33
Baby Dies after Post-Brit Complications

Baby Dies after Post-Brit Complications

Doctors tells Rabbinate that the complications resulted from a preexisting condition.Gil Ronen, 07/06/2013 13:02
Norwegian Cartoon: Circumcision Demonic Ritual

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, 29/05/2013 22:12
Passover's eternal flame

Passover's eternal flame

, 31/03/2013 11:03