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Questions about circumcision (brit-milah in Hebrew)

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This post claims that it comes from "kavod tir" (Yiddish: honor at the door), although I haven't found this in his cited source, Ohel Rachel by R. Chaim Liberman.
answered Jan 18 '12 by Alex
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The main sources for the halachos of a bris on Shabbos are: ch. 19 of Masechta Shabbos Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chaim 331 and Yoreh De'ah 266 The knife: in Y.D. 266:2 Rema says that the mohel may car …
answered Feb 1 '11 by Alex
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Shach (Yoreh De'ah 305:12) discusses such a case, and writes that the circumcision should be done first, for the reason you mentioned: the mitzvah of pidyon haben exists only because there's an existi …
answered Jul 29 '11 by Alex
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As with all questions of practical halachah, CYLOR (especially since there may be public policy issues involved). However: Responsa Hillel Omer (Yoreh De'ah 144) addresses such a case. He says that t …
answered May 3 '12 by Alex