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Early Circumcision During a Pandemic. As the Covid pandemic intensified and some jurisdictions imposed lockdowns, it became difficult for some families to convene for a brit milah on their son’s eighth day of life. In such circumstances is it permitted to circumcise early in the hospital? How might the mitzvah of brit milah be later fulfilled, and with what liturgy? This responsum was approved by the CJLS on December 10, 2020.
Changemakers: What’s Next for Jewish Life? A Discussion on the Post-Covid Jewish World with Rabbis Sharon Brous, Menachem Creditor, Mitchel Malkus and Julie Roth, April 15, 2021.