"The World Institute for the Training of Mohalim" in Israel and abroad
A unique and exclusive milah course, which provides halachic, professional, medical and practical training in a thorough and in depth manner for those interested in learning the holy art of milah and to serve as professional mohalim.
Training and support provided all through the process, up until the actual milah and students receive an official certificate.
We guarantee that graduates will have all the tools, knowledge and ability to perform a circumcision perfectly without the help of a rabbi. This will be verified by our alumni who are currently practicing mohalim all over the world.
As mentioned above, graduates who are currently serving as professional and expert mohalim are recognized by the rabbis of communities in Israel and abroad, as experienced mohalim. They send their representatives to learn the profession at our institute, by the recommendation of famous rabbis and renowned mohalim. They also send their children and grandchildren to learn this sacred work specifically at our institute, because of personal familiarity with the Rabbi and his unique teaching method. The results speak for themselves.
"The World Institute for the Training of Mohalim" is the only institute in Israel and abroad which allows for the halachic and professional training of mohalim in a thorough and all encompassing manner. Included in the course is the study of the halachic and practical aspect of all operations of milah by the use of unique models developed exclusively for this purpose by the Institute, giving an actual look and feel to the execution of the brit milah.
How do you acquire the profession of milah at the course?
The course is given over in weekly meetings, where students receive a comprehensive tangible explanation about the nature and importance of the virtue of the mitzvah of "brit kodesh", details and precision from our sources, and its implementation in accordance with tradition received from generations past, content of the act of milah, priyah and metzitzah, methods in halacha, the Poskim Rishonim and Acharonim, lechatchilah and b'dieved in the laws of tzitzin, the use of milah devices which are strictly kosher. The material is presented with dozens of exclusive video presentations, which were specifically designed for this purpose over the years. The material to is given over to beginners and advanced students in a simple and clear fashion.
Students will receive a comprehensive, visual and tangible overview, understanding the anatomic structure of the orlah and priyah skin and the area of the milah in general. This knowledge gives confidence and the ability to handle special situations and complex britot.
In addition, the student will acquire medical knowledge of multi-scale health problems in the baby, all the different body systems and how to deal with various health problems and postponing of the brit for a while from a halachic and medical aspect.
Practical training of every stage of the milah on models, while using standard milah devices and bandages, concentrating on the following operations: grasping, cutting, priyah and metzitzah in a proper and cautious manner designed to prepare the student to perform a genuine brit with responsibility and extreme caution in an easy, nimble and smooth manner.
At the completion of the course and after the repeated practicing stages, when the Rabbi is convinced that the student is properly prepared and confident enough to perform britot, the student will be allowed to continue on to the third and last stage.
After completing the course, after the student received all the extensive knowledge and deep understanding of the stages of a brit milah in practice, after the guidance of the mohel and viewing of many britot while following thoroughly and comprehensively the actions of the mohel at the britot, after understanding the most minute details, after the student has also implemented in practice hands on exercises repeatedly, the act of priyah and metziztah and dressing the wound on the models, while using the milah devices and bandages, and has reached a high performance with confidence and an easy experienced hand as a properly trained mohel, and the rabbi is convinced that he is prepared to perform britot, the student will be allowed to perform britot independently, accompanied by the rabbi and his guidance, until he has reached a state in which he can perform the brit unaccompanied.