mikva

Women of the ‘Mikva’
When women tell the truth about mikveh

"Mikva the Musical: Music and Monologues from the Deep" uses theater to open up a sometimes taboo topic.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
12/09/2018
Barry Freundel
Victims of videotaping-mikvah rabbi to receive $14.25 million settlement

“Combating sexual abuse is always on the forefront of everyone’s mind,” said the former president of Kesher's board of directors.

By BEN SALES/JTA
29/08/2018
Masks of Dionysus and Ariadne uncovered at the Castra site.
New archeological exhibition tells a story of an ancient city in Israel

A mikva was dating from the 1st century AD to the 7th century CE, indicating the existence of a Jewish settlement during the Roman period between the 1st-3rd centuries BCE.

Archaeologists may have found an ancient mikve near Marseille

The town, which is situated 90 miles northwest of Marseille, had a large Jewish population in the 13th century.

By JTA
25/11/2017
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Man drowns in Jerusalem mikva

The circumstances of the man's drowning are still unknown.

23/10/2017
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NGO sues Jerusalem Rabbinate over mikva immersion without attendant

The lawsuit filed on Wednesday argues that the demand for a woman seeking to immerse alone to sign a disclaimer form violates her privacy and dignity.

Rivkah Bloom
MIT grad brings mikve observance into the age of technology

Today, MikvahCalendar.com has 65,000 users.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
22/06/2017
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Women harassed, sent to dirty mikvas for requesting to immerse alone

Religious Jewish women immerse themselves once a month following their menstrual cycle.

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Disabled accessible ritual baths few and far between

In Jerusalem, with a population of over half a million Jews, there is just one accessible mikve, when it should have five.

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‘Hanukka miracle’ needed to complete mikvaot in time

Law banning progressive conversions in public ritual baths comes into effect in April.

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