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Jewish boys and the choice not to circumcise Even though circumcision is not a halachic criterion for establishing Jewish status for a boy, there is a strong and widespread religious and social expectation within the UK Orthodox community (religious and non-religious) …

Circumcising conversion candidates – ‘the most unkindest cut of all’ Read More »

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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, …

Jewish Baby Blessings Read More »

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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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[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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