MDmohelet – Jennifer Novick

The Day Of…

I will perform the brit milah in a well lit room, on a dining room table or bridge table height table, covered with a cloth.

On the day if the brit milah ceremony there are a few things you will need to have handy:

  • three chairs around the table
  • standard pillow with pillowcase
  • small garbage pail
  • extra diapers
  • swaddling cloth
  • candlesticks, candles, matches
  • kiddush cup
  • kosher wine or grape juice
  • challah
  • tallit
  • extra kippot for guests

The following items should be purchased before the circumcision, and will be used for aftercare:

  • 15-30 gm tube of Vaseline
  • package of 2×2 or 3×3 gauze pads (they do not need to be sterile)
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