mikveh

A mikveh [ritual bath]
Our proximity to holiness requires our utmost caution

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.

By NECHAMA GOLDMAN BARASH
23/04/2020
A mikveh [ritual bath]
Mayyim Hayyim mikvah in Massachusetts closes to prevent coronavirus spread

Like many other mikvahs, Mayyim Hayyim had remained open even after other Jewish institutions shut down, employing enhanced cleaning procedures in mitigate risk.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
05/04/2020
Barry Freundel
Mikvah-peeping Rabbi Barry Freundel set to be released early from prison

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.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
01/04/2020
mikva
Concern rising over mikveh use amid coronavirus epidemic

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

Ambulance
73-year-old man found dead in Jerusalem mikveh

The circumstances surrounding the man's death are not yet known.

By MAARIV ONLINE
27/01/2020
A mikveh [ritual bath]
Yom Kippur: The soul’s mikveh of purification

We will try to understand the principle of vidui according to one of the greatest Mishnaic sages, Rabbi Akiva.

Jewish ritual bath beneath the Church of St. Philip the Apostle; Syracuse, Italy.
Hebrew inscription discovered in ancient Jewish ritual bath in Sicily

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.

The mikveh monologues

By ILANA STUTLAND
15/03/2019
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
Pool of a medieval ‘mikve’ in Speyer, Germany, dating back to 1128
For the sake of Heaven?

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
14/06/2018
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