Many Jewish people today in the secular environment has no knowledge about the priorites toward a more religious life. If somebody discovers that he is Jewish, than what are the commandments that he can/should observe immediately and what are the ones that he cannot before the brit milah? Or alternatively, what mitzvot are prohibited without being circumscised?


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There are no commandments nowadays for which a bris milah is required.

  • Birkas kohanim?
    – Joel K
    Commented Apr 21 at 9:14
  • @JoelK not afaik
    – N.T.
    Commented Apr 21 at 11:18
  • Pri Chadash doesn't allow it. I don't know how we pasken lemaaseh
    – Joel K
    Commented Apr 21 at 12:11
  • I don't remember seeing it in Mishna Berura.
    – N.T.
    Commented Apr 21 at 18:48

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