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Welcome to the Jewish - Muslim Khitan - Ritual Circumcision website of 

Rabbi Nechemia Markovits, M.B. Certified Mohel 

Thank you for visiting! The ultimate all-in-one website for  parents of all faith and anyone interested in learning more about the laws, customs, and meaning of Bris Milah — Ritual Khitan Circumcision. We hope you find it both enjoyable and informative.

Rabbi Nechemia Markovits M.B Certified Mohel is a fifth generation Mohel, practicing Traditional circumsicion in NY, NJ, PA, CT, and beyond, Home, Synagogue, Hospitals.


New York Mohel Rabbi Nechemia Markovits has been performing Bris Milah (Brit Milah) Ritual Circumcisions - Khitan for both infants and adults for over 30 years. Practiced in the United States and abroad, for Jews, Muslims and  of all affiliations and backgrounds (Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, etc...). 


Rabbi Markovits is a Highly Professional Expert Mohel, Certified by The Medical Board of the Initiation Society and Beth Din of London, and ordained by Chief Rabbi of England, Lord Immanuel Jacobowitz.  



The Initiation Society is the oldest Anglo-Jewish organization. Founded over 250 years ago, it has existed to ensure the highest medical and religious standards for bris milah (circumcision) amongst mohelim (practitioners). The Initiation society works in close contact with the London Beth Din and all mohelim have to undergo formal training in the medical and halachic (religious) aspects of bris milah.



Initiation Society

Rabbi Markovits was the youngest mohel ever to be certified by the Initiation Society and Beth Din of London, England. He began his practice shortly after his marriage in 1986. Since then, he has performed thousands of Bris Milah / Ritual Circumcisions and today is performing brissen on the children of the boys he circumcised over 25 years ago. 


Mohelim throughout the United States and abroad often call him in consultation and he strives to accommodate all those who seek his skilled services. Rabbi Markovits often travels throughout the States and abroad even as far as to Europe and Asia to perform circumcisions.​


Thousands have trusted Rabbi Markovits with performing traditional ritual circumcision Bris Milah in accordance with all the ancient halachic customs of our sacred Jewish tradition which has been practiced over 3,500 years.


As most Orthodox Mohalim, Rabbi Markovits WILL ONLY perform a Bris on infants using the plain Shield called a מגן - a Magen (in Hebrew) without the use of painful devices, thus avoiding pain to the infant. [more here]


In the late 80's and 90's Rabbi Markovits was a Certified Mohel on the staff of Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe (F.R.E.E.) an organization that has coordinated and performed over 15,000 circumcisions for Russian Jewish immigrants.



Rabbi Markovits has earned popular acclaim world over for his unique blend of valuable expertise and experience alongside a warm and caring demeanor. 


Doctors and surgeons who have observed his technique, praise his precision, skill and speed.

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" Rabbi Markovits has excellent manual dexterity and super-steady hands that enable him to perform the actual procedure in seconds compared to a medical circumcision which may take twenty minutes or longer when performed by a doctor, or in the hospital. "

" Rabbi Markovits pleasant demeanor and utmost devotion at each bris  attributes to his vast roster of highly satisfied parents."

Available in the New York Tri-State area and beyond

Call: 347-600-8800 or email:

Mazel Tov on the birth of your new child.  May you merit bringing him into the covenant of Abraham.


Many people contact the Mohel well before the baby is born in order to become familiar with the many details involved in a Jewish circumcision (Bris Milah) and ceremony.


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