Jerusalem man drowns in mikvah

47-year-old man drowns in ritual bath just days before son's bar mitzvah celebration.David Rosenberg, 10/23/2017, 12:40 PM

Chabad emissaries: Mikvah saved us from Hurricane Irma

Chabad emissaries tell miraculous story of how they emerged from Irma unscathed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2017, 3:38 PM

'If this is religionization, then I am happy with it'

New mikvah inaugurated in Samaria. 'It's more important to build a mikvah than to build a synagogue.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2017, 8:09 PM

Vilna: 17th century ritual baths found near Great Synagogue

After being destroyed in the Holocaust, two pre-war mikvaot are discovered in Vilna.Chana Roberts, 8/17/2017, 10:34 AM

Upstate NY mikveh under construction vandalized with swastikas

Vandals draw swastikas on mikveh in new Satmar neighborhood.JTA, 6/29/2017, 7:14 AM

Bnei Brak: 81 million NIS to revamp mikvehs

Bnei Brak spokesman says city invested millions in mikvehs, counters Aliza Lavie's claim the price is 'too high.'Haim Lev, 5/22/2017, 12:02 PM

Rabbinate to allow mikveh immersion without attendant

In major decision, Rabbinate ends 3-year saga by allowing women to immerse without attendant.Shai Landesman, 6/22/2016, 2:49 PM

MK Gafni on Mivkeh Law: No compromise

Finance Committee chairman objects to the possibility of the Jewish Agency building Mikvaot for Reform movement.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/13/2016, 10:12 AM

Chabad rabbi building '1st mikvah in West Africa' in Nigeria

Chabad rabbi and Israeli company join forces to build ritual bath for Nigerian capital's growing Israeli Jewish community.JTA, 5/9/2016, 2:47 PM

Attorney General: Mikveh law is unconstitutional

Avichai Mandelblit says bill violates individuals' freedom of religion, Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi discusses modesty and privacy issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2016, 10:39 PM

Religion Min: Reform is retreating and inflating its numbers

Tempers flare in Knesset over mikveh bill. Religious Services Minister: 'Judaism isn't theater.'Ido Ben-Porat, 3/16/2016, 10:52 PM

Haredi party warns Netanyahu: 'It's either us or the reform'

Following Knesset approval of Mikveh bill, Minister of Health says United Torah Judaism gave a clear message to Netanyahu.Chaim Lev, Shoshana Miskin, 3/14/2016, 10:58 AM

Mikveh in India honors memory of fallen daughter

Chabad emissaries Motti and Libi Gromach build mikveh in Hampi to honor memory of daughter who died two years earlier.Benny Tocker, 2/18/2016, 1:03 PM

Looking for a mikveh? Use Waze

Religious Ministry figures show nearly a million searches on app for the nearest ritual bath as new initiative helps 55,200 women.Hezki Baruch, 2/10/2016, 1:02 PM

Watch: Ancient Mikveh With Rare Inscriptions Found in Jerusalem

Second Temple period ritual bath found during construction of kindergarten, with highly 'significant' wall paintings of Temple artifact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2015, 12:55 PM

Dunk 'N Jump: New 'Mikveh-Gyms' Promote Physical Fitness

From Austria to Israel, mikveh-gyms let the pious attain both spiritual and physical health at the same time.Hillel Fendel, 1/25/2015, 12:39 PM

Secular Town Sees Mikveh Usage Triple after Renovation

Religious Council in Samaria finds many women - prime among them less observant - are prevented from ritual only by sub-par standards.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 12/1/2014, 10:25 AM

Senior US Rabbi Charged with Mikveh Voyeurism

Rabbi denies charges he used a hidden camera to record women at ritual bath; could face six years in jail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2014, 10:26 PM

Shocking Anti-Mikveh Video Provokes Anger

Organization that promotes civil and gay union shocks many with a film that shows a woman being drowned in the mikveh.Gil Ronen, 10/13/2014, 11:39 AM

Second Temple Period Mikveh Unearthed in Valley of Elah

Archaeologists stunned to find inscription by Australian soldiers from World War II alongside 1,900-year-old Jewish ritual bath.Ornit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 10/7/2014, 10:54 AM

New Mikvaot to Strengthen Jewish Presence in Eastern Jerusalem

New ritual baths for Jewish residents of Arab-dominated neighborhoods can enhance Jewish life throughout the city, officials say.Yosef Berger, 5/22/2014, 1:42 PM

30 More Ritual Baths to Be Built in Europe

Project estimated to cost at least 2 million euros; Rabbi: 'We wanted to make mikvaot available for every Jew.'Tova Dvorin, 12/3/2013, 12:47 PM

End to Forced Inspections for Women at Mikveh

Minister of Religious Affairs and Chief Rabbis issue statements telling ritual bath attendants only to inspect women who want inspection.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2013, 7:05 PM

Ancient Ritual Bath near Temple Mount to be Back in Use

An ancient mikve (ritual bath) near the Temple Mount will be renovated and reopened for use by women who wish to ascend the Temple Mount.Sarah Lawent & Maayana Miskin, 10/24/2013, 3:12 PM

Where is the 'Most Beautiful Mikveh' in Israel?

The Ministry of Religious Affairs, along with the “Beautiful Israel” organization, will be sponsoring a “most beautiful mikveh” contestDavid Lev, 4/28/2013, 8:45 PM

Video: Visit to the Ritual Bath Discovered in Jerusalem

Arutz Sheva TV visits the rare find in Jerusalem: a ritual bath from the Second Temple era.Hezki Baruch, 4/11/2013, 1:13 AM

Rare Second Temple Ritual Purity Pool Discovered in Jerusalem

A rare find in Jerusalem: archaeologists have uncovered a ritual pool from the Second Temple era near a highway construction site.Hana Levi Julian, 4/10/2013, 12:23 PM

Migron Synagogue, Mikveh Razed

Rav Chaim Druckman: "No one would have dared demolish a mosque."Gil Ronen, 9/12/2012, 7:59 PM

Orthodox Rabbi Dies During Tragic Mikveh Immersion at Sea

An Orthodox rabbi accidentally drowned while performing ritual immersion in the sea off of the Aberystwyth resort town in West Wales. Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/5/2012, 11:30 AM

New Mikveh for Old Moscow Jewish Neighborhood

Leading Russian and Moscow rabbis last week dedicated a new mikveh in the Russian capital’s oldest existing Jewish community.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/3/2012, 3:36 PM

Itamar Continues to Build, Launches New Mikveh

Itamar launches a new ritual bath, marking the community's efforts to continue building despite terrorism.Elad Benari, 12/26/2011, 1:16 AM

Mikve Discovery Tangible Proof of Jewish Civilization in Tzora

It comes down to water. The upgrading of a water supply system paves the way for the discovery of a mikve.Aryeh ben Hayim, 10/11/2011, 6:14 PM

Found in Baltimore: Possibly America’s Oldest Mikveh

A ritual bath complex found under the Lloyd Street Synagogue in Baltimore is believed to be the oldest in the United States.Hillel Fendel, 2/15/2011, 10:39 AM

Netanyahu Digs in on Conversion Law

Prime Minister threatens split in Jewish People if conversion law is passed; Chief Rabbi threatens split if it is not.Hillel Fendel, 7/19/2010, 11:00 AM

New Online Mikvah Calendar in Hebrew

A new Internet Mikvah calendar, made popular last year in English, has just come out with a Hebrew version.Hana Levi Julian, 3/25/2010, 8:18 AM

Jerusalem to Recycle Mikvah Water

The city of Jerusalem will reuse water from mikvaot (ritual baths) in hopes of saving water and money.Hillel Fendel and Maayana Miskin, 3/15/2010, 3:53 PM

Holy Temple Mikveh Discovered Near Western Wall

A 2,000-year-old ritual bath used by thousands of Jews for Festivals and other occasions has been uncovered just 20 meters from the Western Wall. Hillel Fendel, 9/23/2009, 12:32 PM