Call Synagogue Home's pilot program will provide participating synagogues with tools and communications to reach out to interfaith families during key life-cycle events and ritual celebrations, including beginning a Jewish pre-school or religious school, brit milah
and baby namings, divorce and death.
Yet other aspects of traditional Jewish culture marked the Jews as inescapably different: the mikvah (the ritual public bath), kashrut (the Jewish dietary laws), shehitah (ritual slaughter of animals), and brit milah
Instead of referring to this ceremony as a brit milah
, regardless of the sex of the initiate, it might best be known as a brit.
Mohel, Rabbi Markovits has performed thousands of Brit Milah
in the Tri-State New York area, Long Island, Connecticut, and the east coast-both on babies and adults alike.
More than 250 people attended the brit milah
of Irena's son, David Vadim, including President Moshe Katsav and Chief Rabbi Yisroel Lau.