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Ancient Second Temple era mikveh serves Jews of all gender, denomination

Shmaya is the only mikveh in Israel with this mission, and includes among its diverse clientele people converting to Judaism not through the Orthodox Rabbinate.

This week in Jerusalem - A round-up of city affairs: Mikveh maneuver

What has been going on in Israel's capital this week?

24/12/2020

Two-thirds of mikvaot don’t have operating license

Absence of operating license raises concerns over proper management of standards at mikvaot.

Abd Elghani Ibrahim of the Israel Antiquities Authority, at the site of the excavated mikveh near Ki

Ancient ritual bath makes journey to new kibbutz home

Kibbutz campaign triumphs in attempt to house ancient mikveh

Coronavirus has particular impact on Orthodox Jewish couples

With resurgence of coronavirus infections in Israel, women considering a visit to the ritual bath must weigh marital relations and public safety

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
04/08/2020
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
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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
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