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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

I was waiting in line to pay. In front of me was a man with his four kids. The kids were loud, whiny and wild. Now I have kids of my own and I know how kids can be, but this was really out of control. What a foolish man, I thought to myself, and what a disgrace. Why’d...

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...

August 13, 2017

Women across the globe are introduced to the beauty and practical details of mikvah with the Great Park “A Guide to Teaching Mikvah” manual and PowerPoint presentation.

This year, the teaching-tool reached even more women with the translation of the presentation into Po...

August 13, 2017

Why do young bat-mitzvah girls from across the city visit our mikvah every year? Not for immersion, nor for a talk on the intricate details of Family-Sanctity. Rather, these girls participate in a unique program for Moms and daughters - a session of empowerment discuss...

August 9, 2017

There are many explanations. One of the deeper messages of the veil:

The veil signifies that there’s more to life than what we see on the surface. The bride and groom are telling each other: “I am not marrying you just for your beautiful face or for your outer qualities...

August 9, 2017

It’s holiday time. 
For some this hails stressful days of unstructured time. For others this may be an opportunity to travel and immerse in G-d’s miraculous world. For everyone it ought to be a time to slow-down and find even a day or two to re-energize. Consider, this...

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