The group hopes to make mikvehs more widely accessible and connected.
Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh accused a former staffer of misusing funds and told supporters to check their credit card statements.
Making matters worse, the D.C. Department of Corrections had sent an email to victims erroneously saying he would be released this year.
For women struggling with infertility, the mikveh can be a painful reminder -– yet another failed cycle, another flicker of hope lost.
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.