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What's the Difference Between a Bris and a Baptism?

Dana Holmes | Posted 05.20.2013 | Religion
Dana Holmes

Recently, all of my friends started having babies. I realized that I have a lot to bone up on if I'm going to be prepared for all of the showers, parties and religious ceremonies associated with this influx of little people.

Balancing Jewish Birth Celebrations So They Include Baby Girls

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

For generations, the birth of a baby boy in Judaism was cause for great celebration. The birth of a baby girl often meant nothing more than a synagogue honor for the newborn's father while mother and baby were still in the hospital