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Here is a list of the music that I have written to Jewish texts that be used for Jewish baby blessings, for boys or girls: B’ruchah Haba’ah (Blessed Is She) – A blessing for the baby girl; a simple tune, …

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Psalm 36: 8-10 – Music and audio © Alexander Massey 16 Sept 2018 Music, English lyrics & audio © Alexander Massey 16 Sept 2018 BUY the sheet music (voice & pno/guit) – $4.95 Enjoy listening! Fuller commentary / essay coming …

Nir’eh Or – ‘In Your light, we see light’ Read More »

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This page includes a huge array of information about Jewish circumcision (brit milah), and its modern alternative, brit shalom (with no cutting, or drawing blood). As Mark Reiss says: “Brit Shalom can be similar to the naming ceremony traditionally used for …

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There are many websites, resources, and articles, by noted medical experts, rabbis and authorities on Jewish tradition and halachah (law) that set out the arguments both against brit milah (the circumcision ritual for Jewish boys), and for alternative welcoming, naming and covenant ceremonies (such as brit shalom) that …

Celebrating Brit Shalom (book by Moss & Wald) Read More »

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[I am addressing the question of circumcision in Judaism by looking at Liberal Judaism UK. Please bear in mind as you read this article, that I believe that the Liberal Jewish movement plays a vital role in the ethical awareness …

“If male, is he circumcised?” Covenant, community, compassion and conscience Read More »

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