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What is a moyle (sp)?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: Mohel?

A mohel is a person, in jewish laws and custom, who performs the brit milah, or religious circumcision on male infants.
Tradition is that the mohel performs this ceremonial procedure on the 8th day of life.

In brief: Mohel?

A mohel is a person, in jewish laws and custom, who performs the brit milah, or religious circumcision on male infants.
Tradition is that the mohel performs this ceremonial procedure on the 8th day of life.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Also in Christianity

Catholics celebrate the feast of the circumcision to honor this ritual performed on jesus on his eighth day of life.

In brief: Also in Christianity

Catholics celebrate the feast of the circumcision to honor this ritual performed on jesus on his eighth day of life.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Mark Fisher
Specifically, the Hebrew word "moil" denotes the person who performs ritual circumcision on the eighth day of life. These days, it's usually a doctor. In the old days, not so much.
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