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Welcome to Mohel in South Florida

Welcome to -  the most comprehensive and up to date mohel blog on the internet . My name is Avi Billet, and I am so ...

Monday, March 22, 2021

What Being a Mohel Means to Me

 Being a mohel means I have the opportunity to:

See life anew on a regular basis

Be a part of a family's celebration of their new son

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Fascinating Personal Stories

 Maybe one day I'll write a book. 

I guess any profession gives people an opportunity to meet all kinds of people. 

The commonality in this one is that everyone is going through the exact same life-changing event - the arrival of a newborn, and then his circumcision for the sake of the Covenant - but life circumstances make it different for every person. 

Just to give a few vignettes from the last few months:

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The Biblical (Torah) Sources for What We Do

 There are two sources in the Torah that can serve as instructions for the idea of circumcision, and a few other important references to the idea that circumcision is an integral component of the definition of Jewish peoplehood. 

The first time the subject of circumcision is raised is in Bereshit (Genesis) Chapter 17, in the context of the BRIT - Covenant - forged between Abraham and God.