New York on the Clock

Season 2009 Episode 12.04.09

Philip Sherman - Mohel

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Philip Sherman - Mohel
Philip Sherman has performed over 20,000 circumcisions and claims to have been at one time the only mohel in Manhattan. He's the cantor at Congregation Shearith Israel in the Upper West Side, also known as The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, New York City's oldest synagogue. We joined him for a bris he performed in Lawrence, Long Island. You can find him online at

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