Tradition Today: Being a sandak

08.09.2012                      21.Elul. 5772                      Ki Tawo; Slichot Aschkenasim

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Tradition Today: Being a sandak

As I sat in the “chair of Elijah the Prophet” holding the baby for his brit mila, I had mixed emotions.

I recently had the great privilege of being the sandak at the brit mila of my great-grandson. As I sat in the “chair of Elijah the Prophet” holding the baby, I had mixed emotions….