Glossary of terms

Brit Milah, Brit, Bris – ‘Covenant of Circumcision’, the term used to describe the ceremony and ritual circumcision for Jewish newborn boys

Mohel – The person carrying out the Brit Milah

Mohalim – plural of Mohel

Kiddush wine – sweet wine used for Jewish ceremonies. This can be purchased from many supermarkets or stores

Siddur – prayerbook