The strict barriers put up between impurity and holiness mean that throughout their lives, humans will invariably be barred from approaching God’s presence in the holiest of places.
Like many other mikvahs, Mayyim Hayyim had remained open even after other Jewish institutions shut down, employing enhanced cleaning procedures in mitigate risk.
Freundel, 68, who began serving his prison term in May 2015, was sentenced to 6 1/2 years after pleading guilty to 52 counts of voyeurism, a charge that carries up to a year’s incarceration.
Orthodox women arbiters of Jewish law tell women not to immerse in mikvaot if they cannot confirm hygiene of mikveh, prominent religious-Zionist leader tells women not to delay immersion
The circumstances surrounding the man's death are not yet known.
We will try to understand the principle of vidui according to one of the greatest Mishnaic sages, Rabbi Akiva.
For centuries, the island was home to numerous thriving Jewish communities. Jewish life came to an end when Jews were expelled from Spain in 1492.
"Mikva the Musical: Music and Monologues from the Deep" uses theater to open up a sometimes taboo topic.
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.