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Two Mikvahs Exposed in Vilna’s Great Synagogue 70 Years after Destruction

This important and magnificent synagogue was the center of study of the Vilna Gaon. In recent weeks, a delegation of archaeologists has uncovered two of the compound's ritual baths.

Spa for the Soul: New Mikvah in Nigeria

'We wanted the place to look relaxing and modern.'

Man Found Dead in Mikveh

Paramedics were called to the Mikveh on Shabbat morning.

Knesset Passes Law Assigning Running State Mikvahs to Chief Rabbinate

"Reform Jews in the US don’t have a single mikvah. All of a sudden they need a mikvah over here?"

Reports: Haredi Establishment Using MikvahCams to Prevent Scandals

Access to the video records is restricted to certified rabbis, who may only watch the material in groups of three, and must verify their identities using their fingerprints.

An Ancient Mikveh in Gush Etzion

My son in elementary school tells me that this is a photo of the steps leading down to an ancient Mikveh from the Second...

Old Meets New

While building in Arnona, a 2000-year-old Mikvah was found, but what was found in the Mikvah was even more interesting...

2,000 Year Old Mikvah Found Beneath Jerusalem Living Room

An ancient mikvah is discovered beneath a Jerusalem living room.

Washington, D.C. Rabbi Arrested for Mikveh-Voyeurism

Rabbi of Washington, D.C. shul arrested for allegedly installing a secret camera in the shul's mikveh shower.

Archaeologists Uncover Tale of Ancient Mikveh and WWII Australian Soldiers

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a curious double tale of an ancient ritual pool and two Australian soldiers during WWII.

Ancient Mikveh Discovered In Spain

A 15th century mikveh was discovered at the location of the last synagogue in the old Jewish quarter of Girona in Catalonia, Spain. The discovery...

‘Purity Patrol’ Helps Snowbound Women Reach the Mikveh

The Taharat HaBayit organization has been using a 4-wheel-drive jeep to take snowbound women in Jerusalem to the local mikveh, the ritual immersing pool. "The...

Yahrzheit Today for Dr. Applebaum and Daughter Nava

A Palestinian Authority suicide bomber ten years ago Monday night, on the Hebrew calendar, exploded his charge and killed seven people, including American Israelis...

Mother and Fighter for Religious Tolerance Quits Beit Shemesh

The Los Angeles-born woman, whose daughter was spat on by extreme Haredim in Beit Shemesh, has given up her fight for religious tolerance and leaves the city , but she blames modern orthodox Jews.

Rare Discovery of Mikveh in New England Rewrites US Jewish History

The mikveh barely existed in 19th century American, where Jewish immigrants turned against religion. But one has been found in Connecticut, and it is more similar those in Israel than in the US.

Masorti Rabbis Perform First Conversions in Lisbon

For the first time in the history of the Masorti movement, its rabbis performed conversions to Judaism in Portugal. The two conversions were performed in...

A Rare Second Temple Period Mikveh Discovered in Jerusalem

Israeli archaeologists love highway contractors. Excavation for new roads frequently digs up history, and this time they struck it rich, finding a rare mikveh from the late Second Temple Period.

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