- קווטר, קווטרין / Kvater, Kvaterin
The couple or individuals, honored with bringing the baby into the room where the Bris ceremony is to take place.
- כסא של אליהו / Kisay Shel Eliyahu
The one honored to take the baby from the Kvater and place him on the Chair of Eliyahu Hanavi.
- מן הכסא / Min Hakisay
The one honored to take the baby from the chair and hand the baby to his father, who then places him on the lap of the honored Sandek.
- סנדק / Sandek
The one honored with holding the baby during the Bris Milah.
- מוהל / Mohel
The one honored with performing the circumcision.
- ברכות / Brochos Blessings
The one honored with reciting the Bris blessings on a cup of wine.
- עמידה לברכות / Amidah Lebrochos
The one honored with holding the now circumcised baby during the Bris blessings.
- קריאת שם / Krias Shem
The one honored with naming the baby.
- עמידה לקריאת שם / Amidah Lkrias Shem
The one honored with holding the baby during his naming.
I encourage parents to select honors in a thoughtful way.