brith brith

Definition(s):

  • (n) the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life

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Usage(s):

  • As Israeli Newspaper Columnist Amos Keinan put it, Begin's attendance at a peace celebration without a peace was "like celebrating the brith mila Jewish circumcision ritual while .

News

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  1. In Friday's joint statement, Kreviazuk said that "B'nai Brith does a lot of good work in Canada and had every right to pursue its concerns about the exam question with the government in Manitoba."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Chantal Kreviazuk Source: Winnipeg Free Press

  2. In the early 1960s, during the uproar sparked by the Lavon Affair, right-wing poet Uri Zvi Greenberg called the university a "nest of pythons," on account of the "evil spirit of Brith Shalom" that continued to hover over the campus.
    on Mar 25, 2007 By: Uri Zvi Greenberg Source: Ha'aretz

  3. "They make Mel Gibson look like a member of the B'nai Brith," Colmes said, despite the fact that the entourage (some of whom I recognized as repeat H&C guests) looked like they were being provoked by cameramen whose actions were not shown.
    on Aug 9, 2006 By: Alan Colmes Source: News Hounds (blog)

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