Accession consists of three photographs documenting the brit milah of Amir Raphael Glatt, son of Adira Winegust and Daniel Glatt. The donor, Adira Winegust, provided the following commentary:
"We knew we were expecting our second son. The original plan was to do the Brit in Toronto with our immediate family, as we did with our first son. However we had to change plans with every new restriction and lockdowns. As a result of the second lockdown, and the infection rates in the Greater Toronto Area, we decide it was best to go to Ottawa for the bris and find an orthodox mohel.
We ended up at Dr. Engel after the recommendation of Rabbi A. Kravetz of Beth Tikvoh in Ottawa. As this was the height of the second wave only myself, my husband and mohel were at the bris. Due to the stay home order, it was best to do it in the doctor's office. We did not even zoom in our famiky. The first picture is the actual brit Milah. The second is of the naming part of the ceremony, where my husband and I sat in a hallway holding our baby with the mohel six feet away doing the brachot.
"This Brit Milah took place January 22 2021 in Ottawa ON. We drove from and to Kingston that day."
Adira Winegust is originaly from Thornhill, Ontario, while Daniel Glatt is originally from Oakville, Ontario. They met as undergraduates at McMaster University. In 2016, they relocated to Kingston, when Daniel started his medical residency there.
As of February 2021, Adira is a PhD student at Queen's University, where she studies education. She also works at Kingston's Hotel Dieu Hospital doing assessments in the Child and Youth Mental Health program. As of the same time, Daniel is a family doctor working in Napnee, Ontario. During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, he has kept up his family practice, worked as a hospitalist some weeks at Lennox and Addington General Hospital, and has been responsible for scheduling the doctors at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Napanee.
Adira and Daniel have two sons, Emmett and Amir.
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