WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN CHOOSING YOUR MOHEL?

  • A certification by a brit milah board
  • Bedside manner
  • Religous training, personal observance and professional knowledgeable about and adherence to halakha, Jewish law
  • Years of experience, and having performed hundreds, if not thousands, of brisses
  • The ability to perform a quick circumcision while minimizing pain and maximizing precision
  • The modern septic techniques including proper sterilization, usually by autoclave, and the use of surgical gloves
  • Commitment to punctuality and to staying after the bris to explain aftercare instructions in detail
  • Sensitivity to all family issues and concerns