Rabbi David Kaplan
Is it permissible to perform circumcision on Shabbat? What are the three main connections that Jews have with G-d? The Portion of Tazria continues the discussion of the laws of tumah v’taharah, ritual impurity and purity. A woman giving birth should undergo a process of purification, which includes immersing in a mikvah (a naturally gathered pool of water) and bringing offerings to the Holy Temple. All male infants are to be circumcised on the eighth day of life.