Flashcards in RS birth ceremony Jewish Circumcision Deck (6)
What does the word 'ben' mean?
It means son of.
Why have Jews continued to use circumcision as a sign of their faith?
As a sign of the agreement between God and Abraham and all his descendants (Jewish people) that the Jewish people would keep God's laws and God would protect the Jewish people.
When do Jews have their male children circumcised?
When they are 8 days old.
What is the ceremony of circumcision called?
What did God command Abraham to do as a sign of the. One between God and the Jewish people?
Circumcise all of Abraham's male children and older male members of his household.