In the story of Esther, she immerses in the mikveh after being violated by King Achashverosh. Can we reclaim this healing ritual in the #Metoo era?
Many mothers are using the experience as a way to teach their daughters about the mikveh early on –- without the sexual connotations.
Due to past trauma, having someone watch me immerse in the mikveh brings me extreme anxiety — and yet, my rabbis give me no other option.
It has drawn complaints from some of Freundel’s victims, who said Campbell did not talk to them to gain their perspectives.
A new play based on the real-life scandal involving Barry Freundel, who secretly videotaped naked women in the mikveh has sparked outrage.
There is no basis in Jewish law for requiring an attendant at a ritual bath, but rabbis demand one anyway, raising privacy and spiritual concerns.
The mikveh in the Hasidic development of Bloominburg was reportedly vandalized with Nazi imagery.
Visiting a mikvah for spiritual reasons, but beyond the times required by Jewish law, is “still kosher,” and can be quite meaningful.
Is Tahor, a menstruation app designed to facilitate the checking of bedikah cloths, a boon or a “great stumbling block?”
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Religious Services Ministry in Israel has officially adopted a regulation that makes it optional for women to have an attendant present during mikvah immersion. The ministry and Israel’s Chief Rabbinate agreed to the change in June in a filing with the country’s Supreme Court in response to a suit filed last…