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August 13, 2017

Waiting for the blessing of children can be heart-wrenching: The waves of hope followed by despair, the toil it takes on a marriage, the challenges with self-image and self-esteem...

In responding to this extremely challenging time in life, many woman have found hope in...

August 13, 2017

By Adela Renna
 

Over the past fifteen years of moving all over the world with my American diplomat husband, our career has taken us often to places where life is not easy. Whether in Slovakia, The Gambia, Armenia, Congo or Botswana, the most challenging mitzvah to keep...

August 13, 2017

'I feel like I am entering a new chapter in my life', expressed Sarah, as she began counting the days towards her Mikvah immersion. Sarah has been married for over 15 years and has never before immersed in a Mikvah. Moved to grow her relationship with Hashem and add a...

August 13, 2017

What do women in our community say about mikvah?

Excerpts from interviews – view the clips at www.greatmikvah.com

“I didn’t go the mikvah to make an exchange or to bargain with G-d. I had a flame that I wanted to rekindle. The atmosphere at the mikvah was calm and beauti...

March 7, 2016

  • A woman who drove for two hours in each direction just to come to the mikvah.

  • A mom of a bride.  She'd last gone to the mikvah when she herself was a bride.

  • A 65 year old woman who hadn’t immersed in thirty years.

  • A new mom after the birth of her pre...

June 29, 2014

I don’t know why, but the idea of the mikvah attendant worried me. Immersing in a warm spa-like mikvah sounded great. Learning about and observing the detailed laws of preparing for the mikvah was a discipline I valued. But the mikvah attendant? Who was this lady who w...

January 26, 2014

  • A woman who drove for two hours in each direction just to come to the mikvah.

  • A mom of a bride.  She'd last gone to the mikvah when she herself was a bride.

  • A 65 year old woman who hadn’t immersed in thirty years.

  • A new mom after the birth of her pre...

December 10, 2013

By Sarah Newstead

I went to the Mikvah for the first time 18 months ago as a bride and since then I have truly appreciated my monthly immersion as it renews and reignites that excitement from the first time I went. The Mikvahgives me time to really reflect on myself, my...

December 9, 2013

On a bitter cold night in the city of Mezritch, she made her way to the mikvah. But, alas, upon her arrival, she was turned away by the heartless woman on duty at the mikvah for she had no money to pay the nominal entrance fee. With a heavy heart she made her way home....

December 8, 2013

By Michael Gold

Once a month, after nightfall, my wife keeps a secret appointment. Neither our neighbors, our friends, nor our children know where she goes, although our children sometimes wonder why she returns an hour or so later with her hair wet… 
…Once a month, my...

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