Description: The first commandment given to our forefather Abraham as a legacy for his progeny was the mitzvah of milah, circumcision. Today, too, the first mitzvah experienced by every newly born Jewish boy is milah. Why does milah enjoy such prominence, and what is its special significance? The present discourse, said by the founder of Chabid-Chasidism, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, explores the spiritual meaning and mystical impact of this fundamental mitzvah, and what sets it apart from all others. Learn why the mitzvah is termed brit milah - "the covenant of circumcision" - and why it truly symbolizes The Eternal Bond between man and G-d.
Annotated. Hebrew (with vowels) and English. The Chasidic Heritage Series