Some couples wrap the baby in a tallit, perhaps the one used as their chuppah, as a symbol of covenant. Others do so as a symbol of welcome   more
Ritual Component

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Anointing with Breast Milk

By Alexandra Volin Avelin
Excerpted from an original babynaming ceremony in which the baby is welcomed into the covenant by anointing her with breast milk.   more
Ritual Component

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Genesis 17:1-16

God makes a covenant with Abraham, commands Abraham to circumcise himself and his descendants, and changes Abraham and Sarah’s names.   more

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Simchat Brit

By Debra Ruth Kolodny
Proposed service that includes new text, ritual objects, and a central role for the purifying blood of the mother   more
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