mitzvah of giving
a Brit Mila to older
men, Brit Avot required not only a doctor, but an experienced mohel who was
of performing a brit mila like this under sanitary
conditions. It also needed an operating room,
support, assistance, accompaniment of the men,
and consultation after the brit.
Organization works on a voluntary basis. It
fulfills the great mitzvah of performing a brit
on adults in the operating suite of
, Jerusalem . The britim are done
by experienced mohalim specializing particularly
in adult circumcision and are under the supervision
of Dr. Yaacov Chachkes. Each brit is performed
in the most pleasant and painless manner. Following
up on their patients recuperation has many times
formed very close relationships between the
Mohel and these adults. In addition, the Organization
often provides a special celebratory dinner
for after the brit.
Avot's experienced mohalim provide consultation
and direction for all matters related to the
brit. They also provide consultation and assistance
This Organization has been acting for
many years and has accrued considerable expertise
and skills, maintaining a friendly and caring
They often provide transportation to
and from the brit as well, requiring a vehicle
to transport the person having the brit.
mohalim are guided by leading Rabbis and follow
their directives in all matters.
The Rabbis have given endless praise
to their efforts in such an important field.
people have acted as Sandek,
the ďG-dfather?for the brit, a very special
merit to be attained.
couple of interesting stories accumulated over
years from working with these older Jews who
suddenly decided to have a brit mila. A 70-year-old
Russian Jew could only make his brit on a certain
date due to pressure at work.
It turned out that the date he could
make was his and Mohel Aharon Kramerís ?birthday!
young Russian teenager was saved from a terrorist
attack because Aharon Kramer had performed a
brit mila on him that morning and he didnít
feel well enough to go with all his friends
to the Dolphinarium in Tel Aviv ?on the Friday
night it was bombed. Sadly, many of his friends
that were there either died or were wounded
in the attack.
Avot is doing its utmost to assist these Russians
who have not yet merited having a brit mila,
and help them achieve this special mitzvah.
means of transportion for the men and babies
to and from the brit is something Brit Avot
Funds to be used for a second-hand vehicle
would be most appreciated and helpful.