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What does the word 'ben' mean?

It means son of.

1

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.

2

When do Jews have their male children circumcised?

When they are 8 days old.

3

What is the ceremony of circumcision called?

Brit milah

4

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.

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What do you call the man who is a professional Jewish circumcisor?

A mohel.