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Simchat Bat

Clip: Season 4 | 2m 48s

While a Bris, or circumcision ritual, has been the traditional way for Jews to welcome baby boys into the covenant, many families are now creating rituals to welcome their baby daughters. This practice, most commonly called a Simchat Bat, began about 25 years ago and has gained popularity across all branches of Judaism.

Aired: 06/21/01

Rating: NR

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