Can anybody help explain this? Thanks.
A Mohel is the person (rabbi) who performs the circumcision.
I dont think it matters what one time role an actor would have on Seinfeld, it would make you famous in pop culture for a while.
Pronounced MOIL. He performs circumcisions as a Jewish ceremony.
A mohel does the circumcision of Jewish baby boys. I think he cut his finger in the episode but I can’t remember it to clearly.
A mohel performs the bris ceremony where a Jewish male infant is circumcised
A mohel is the person who conducts a bris (Jewish ceremonial circumcision). Like many Seinfeld bit characters it was very memorable (and never-ending in reruns).
Let's let the Seinfeld gang answer that:
ELAINE A mohel! What the hell is a mohel?
Jerry A mohel is the person who performs the circumcision.
Elaine Where am I going to find a Mohel?
how did that make him famous in just one episode of Seinfeld almost 3 decades ago?
I dunno. Bookman the Library Cop, The Soup Nazi are a couple of other one hit wonders too.
Here is the Mohel