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Are there specific garments that should be worn at the Brit?

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It is customary that the father, Mohel, and Sandek wear a Tallit at the time of the Brit.

[Ed. note: some have a custom that the baby should be dressed in white. Often the Mohel will instruct the parents before the Brit that the child should wear an outfit that is easy to open].

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Brit
[Lit. Covenant] Circumcision. The act of removing ones foreskin 8 days after birth, perpetuating a covenant with G-d originally established by the Patriarch Abraham.
Tallit
A prayer shawl. A large four-cornered woolen garment with fringes attached to its corners in a specific manner. This garment is worn by males during the morning prayers, fulfilling the Biblical obligation of attaching fringes to four-cornered garments.
Mohel
One who performs ritual circumcisions.
Sandek
The one honored with holding the baby during the circumcision.