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Circumcision, Rav Oury Cherki | english subtitles

In the Life Cycle series of videos, Rav Cherki discusses the circumcision of a Noahide child.
Should a Noahide couple circumcise a newborn baby?
Rav Cherki explains that usually they can do so if their objective is to perform a mitzva, and that the circumcision should be performed by a mohel. However, there might be problematic circumstances, such as a case when the child's status will be unclear.


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Bar/Bat Mitzva, Rav Oury Cherki | english subtitles

In the Life Cycle series of videos, Rav Cherki discusses the age for Bar/Bat Mitzva
The Bar or Bat Mitzva is the age when a young boy or girl takes on the obligation of performing mitzvot. Rav Cherki explains that this age is different in various cultures around the world. He also outlines proper customs for the occasion, such as having a festive meal and having the Bar/Bat Mitzva perform special good deeds,


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Marriage, Rav Oury Cherki | english subtitles

In the Life Cycle series of videos, Rav Cherki discusses the sanctity of marriage and relevant customs.
All of humanity has been commanded to "be fruitful and multiply," and therefore it is important to have some rituals to follow with respect to marriage. Rav Cherki explains that the Patriarchs showed a proper framework for marriage, which is a holy institution, and describes rituals that are appropriate for a Noahide couple.


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