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mohel

[mō′əl, môhāl′]
in Judaism, ordained to circumcise.

mo·hel

(moyl)
Ordained Jew who performs circumcisions as prescribed by Jewish customs.
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Washington, Sep 14 ( ANI ): The New York Board of Health has voted unanimously in favor of parental or guardian consent before any male baby undergoes a ritual circumcision performed by a rabbi or mohel that involves oral suction.
During the ritual, called Metzitzah b'Peh, a Mohel removes the foreskin from the baby's penis and uses his mouth to stop the bleeding.
The issue features Foreskin Man fighting off Monster Mohel from performing circumcision on baby Glick, a young Jewish boy.
In Jewish faith, the mohel is the person that performs the traditional Jewish circumcision and is generally highly respected within the community.
He insisted that in fact the Mohels were fully abreast of modern techniques, their "armamentarium not complete without a bottle of carbolic and a strip of idioform gauze.
The National Board of Health has certified Jewish mohels (persons ordained to carry out circumcision according to the Jewish faith) to carry out the operations, but a medical doctor or an anesthesia nurse must accompany them.
The National Board of Health has certified the Jewish mohels (persons ordained to carry out circumcision according the Jewish faith) to carry out the operations, but a medical doctor or an anesthesia nurse must accompany them.
The operation is usually performed by a mohel - a specialist in the procedure and its rituals.