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Babies and parenting

Brit Milah (Circumcision) and Naming Ceremonies

Mazal Tov on your new baby!

To welcome a baby girl into your community, why not have a baby naming ceremony? This can take place in your synagogue on Shabbat, or you may prefer a short service of celebration in your own home. To organise your ceremony, please contact your local community.

If you’ve had a baby boy, please contact your synagogue. They will be happy to help you find a qualified mohel so you can organise a brit milah (circumcision). Planning a celebration? You may also like to find out about our Masorti kosher one day licenses for caterers.

Please also speak to your synagogue if you’d like to spread your happy news in the synagogue newsletter.

Children, Parents and Families

Our communities offer the following services for young families:

  • baby pools for equipment and clothes to borrow,
  • child-friendly Friday night dinners,
  • cheder (religion school),
  • children’s services,
  • playgroups and parent-child groups,
  • nurseries,
  • special events on festivals,
  • Noam youth movement activities

If you need a helping hand through the tough times, or someone to share the fun, please contact you community for more information. You can find your synagogue’s contact information here.

For more information about babies and parenting please contact your local community or the Masorti Judaism office:

020 8349 6650