“Combating sexual abuse is always on the forefront of everyone’s mind,” said the former president of Kesher's board of directors.
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.
The town, which is situated 90 miles northwest of Marseille, had a large Jewish population in the 13th century.
The circumstances of the man's drowning are still unknown.
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.
Today, MikvahCalendar.com has 65,000 users.
Religious Jewish women immerse themselves once a month following their menstrual cycle.
In Jerusalem, with a population of over half a million Jews, there is just one accessible mikve, when it should have five.
Law banning progressive conversions in public ritual baths comes into effect in April.
Yitzhak Yosef: It’s a shame judges are involving themselves with Halacha.