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Can the Sandak be a non-Jew?

Shu"t Divrei Malkiel (וע"ד שמושיבים נוצרי לסנדק) writes very strongly against it. He says the sandek plays a crucial role in the bris, and it's completely inappropriate to appoint someone ...
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Why does a convert receive bris milah before the mikvah?

R David Brofsky asks and answers your question in a series of lessons on the laws of conversion and circumcision (here) and brings different opinions The Talmud (Yevamot 47b) teaches that after the ...
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