Bris or Brit Milah is the covenant ceremony in which we welcome
a baby boy into the Jewish tradition with thanks and blessing. A mohel performs
the circumcision and can lead the entire ceremony. See below for two pediatric physicians who are certified mohelets.
Alternatively, you can also have a rabbi present who will bless the newborn and bestow his Hebrew name.
We hold this ceremony eight days after the baby is born, as commanded
in the Torah.
service is generally held in the home, with a small gathering of
friends and family. The service can be personalized with songs and
readings chosen by the parents. We share stories about the meaning
of the baby's name and the person for whom the baby is named, as
well as ways in which we pray the baby will be like him or her.
here for the bris contract>>
/ Denver Mohels / Mohelets:
there are many excellent mohel and mohelet options in town, the
two with whom Rabbi Korngold's work is most aligned are Dr. Susskind
(Boulder) and Dr. Groupe (Denver). However, it is incumbent upon
each parent to find the practitioner with whom you are most comfortable,
both with their religious practice and their technical training.
You can feel confident about the technical ability of all the practitioners
Karin Susskind, MD, Certified Mohelet
Sarah Grope, MD, Certified Mohelet
"Performing your son's Bris with spirituality and warmth"