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Ceremonies for Newborns

Whether it's a boy or a girl, Judaism has some rituals in place for how to properly welcome your little one into the world. How much do you know about these traditions?

Question 1. True or false: Many Jewish parents give their child a secular name and a Hebrew name.


Question 2. What does the Hebrew word brit mean?


Question 3. What is the title of the person who holds the baby during the bris?


Question 4. Pidyon Haben, a ceremony that represents redemption, is traditionally performed on:
 First born daughters
 First born sons
 Converts to Judaism
 All newborns


Question 5. Which Jews have the custom of naming a baby after deceased family members?
 Sephardic Jews
 Ashkenazic Jews
 Mizrahi Jews