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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...

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...

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...

October 1, 2014

The Holy of Holies is the place where heaven meets earth. It is where the Divine Presence shines unconcealed. This is the place where we can meet G-d. On Yom Kippur (holiest day of the year), the High Priest (holiest person) would enter the Holy of Holies (the holiest...

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

By Marian Shain

 

When I got married going to the mikvah was not something that girls did. I never knew anything about the mikvah. Then, 30 years after my wedding, my world changed. I was invited through a friend to the opening of the new mikvah at the Great Park Shul. H...

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....

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