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GoodToSee
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GoodToSee

its great to see many of the chassidic sects (in particular Satmar and Lubavitch) coming together!

very special
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very special

Harav Heller is an exceptional person, besides for being one of the biggest Mohalim and very big Talmid Chachom he also helps many ppl in our community with advice Chizuk shiurim, may Hashem bless him. With. All that he needs!

Shas Shmad
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Shas Shmad

The fight against metzitza b’peh is a shas shmad and we must be willing to sacrifice everything to keep up our Jewish practice.

Rabbi heber?
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Rabbi heber?

Where is rabbi levi heber

Rabbi Shain = Best Mohel
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Rabbi Shain = Best Mohel

Great to see the best Mohel in the world right up front. Thank you Rabbi Shain for representing Chabad. When the Rebbe was asked who is a good Mohel, the Rebbe answered that he hears that Rabbi Shain is a Mumcha.

fantastic
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fantastic

Standards amongst mohelim are long overdue. Glad this is finally being implemented. It is a positive step to help ease parent concerns and will keep the health dept. at bay.

Sad to see that outside the chasidk velt, there wasn’t much representation.

We See...
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We See...

The evidence demonstrates that there is no problem or issue whatsoever, as does the thousands of years of this custom without mention of any such visible infection resulting. Therefore: To suggest that Mohelim should do anything different than they have been doing for thousands of years (“best practice”) is entirely foolish. Mohelim need only continue to perform Hashem’s Mitzvos without fear of or concern for the klipos (albethey pretending to be concerned) that seek to intervene in Yiddishe inyonim. Know that “they” seek only to engrandize themselves by setting themselves as contenders opposite Shluchei HKB”H. The only thing to do… Read more »

Chaim Ber Cohen
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Chaim Ber Cohen

do not turn this into an ant semitic issue, that would be unnecessary melodrama and ambulance chasing.
Many have the Mesorah of MBP, including ourselves.
There are those who do not necessarily follow this Mesorah they are no less Frum.
Many in the Kehilla of the Chasam Sofer utilized a pipet.

Close, but
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Close, but

more like millenia-old

Honest Question
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Honest Question

Surely the STD is only transmitted to the child if the mohel has it… Would it not be prudent to require the mohel to furnish a doctor’s certificate attesting that they are not carriers?

Surely this would be acceptable to all?

Appreciate any answers out there…

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