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The town, which is situated 90 miles northwest of Marseille, had a large Jewish population in the 13th century.
The passage of the mikve law was perhaps the most serious incident of all in recent months.
The legislation in effect bans the Reform and Masorti (Conservative) movements from using public mikvaot for their conversion ceremonies.
Yitzhak Yosef: It’s a shame judges are involving themselves with Halacha.
By JEREMY SHARON
“This success shows that the hope of improving religious services is not lost, that they can reflect the needs of Israeli society while preserving Jewish law."
In order to allow UTJ’s law to pass, the attorney general’s office said that the government must put in place a solution for the Reform and Masorti Movements.
The legislation has generated fury among leaders of the progressive movements in Israel and the US.
An increasing numbers of women have complained about intense scrutiny and investigation by female mikva attendants regarding their observance of family purity.
Drag queens start at one of Jerusalem's hottest venues, a gay bar in the heart of the city.
By JEFF MOSCOWITZ
14th century Jewish ritual baths were found in Coimbra, in what archeologists say can be one of a kind discovery.
"There’s more Hassidic Jew in me than I knew!" TV personality Winfrey says of visit to ultra-orthodox neighborhoods, trip to mikveh.
By RACHEL SARAFRAZ
In every generation, we have an element of the Korah story. Divisiveness is justified by invoking the name of God and the inability to change any aspect of Torah.
By NECHAMA GOLDMAN BARASH
Today, MikvahCalendar.com has 65,000 users.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
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