Historic home to Khazars and Cantonists, Astrakhan gets a mikvah

Historic home to Khazars and Cantonists, Astrakhan gets a mikvah

Chabad emissaries Rabbi Yisroel and Deborah Melamed came to revive community that had suffered decades of Soviet oppression.Mordechai Sones, 9/23/2019, 5:41 PM
New mikvah in Efrat: 'More women will keep family purity'

New mikvah in Efrat: 'More women will keep family purity'

New and magnificent ritual bath inaugurated in Gush Etzion town. Religious Affairs Minister: 'Issue of mikvahs has improved recently.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 9/10/2019, 12:14 PM
In first, 'Bnei Anusim' open mikvah in northern Brazil

In first, 'Bnei Anusim' open mikvah in northern Brazil

Descendants of forcefully converted Jews open mikvah in northern Brazil.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/10/2019, 9:30 PM
Medieval bath may be earliest Jewish vestige in Brazil

Medieval bath may be earliest Jewish vestige in Brazil

Bath found in Brazil hotel has every sign of being a mikvah - but historians are still trying to prove it.JTA, 10/18/2018, 8:02 AM
Tzfat rabbi: Don't bring children to mikvah

Tzfat rabbi: Don't bring children to mikvah

Tzfat's Rabbi Bistritsky instructs parents not to send, bring, children to ritual bath, citing safety concerns.Michal Levi, 8/1/2018, 7:51 AM
Boston-area mikvah in shock after funds go missing

Boston-area mikvah in shock after funds go missing

Mikva director says loss is 'significant' but 'not enough to endanger' continued activities.JTA, 6/14/2018, 7:54 PM
Separating politics from the core conversion issue

Separating politics from the core conversion issue

Getting to the heart of the conversion matter.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 3/7/2018, 5:28 PM
Court: No need to sign waiver for immersion without attendant

Court: No need to sign waiver for immersion without attendant

Court accepts advocacy group's demand that Jerusalem Religious Council not ask women to sign a waiver before immersing without an attendant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2018, 12:39 PM
Marseille mystery cellar may have been a mikvah

Marseille mystery cellar may have been a mikvah

Researchers suspect ancient cellar discovered twenty years ago may have been a mikvah, say there 'was always water there.'JTA, 11/25/2017, 5:56 PM
Serial 'mikva rapist' charged for assaults on teens

Serial 'mikva rapist' charged for assaults on teens

66-year-old Jerusalem man allegedly cornered teens as young as 13 in mikva, threatening to lock them inside if they resisted him.David Rosenberg, 10/29/2017, 5:16 PM
Jerusalem man drowns in mikvah

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
Bnei Brak: 81 million NIS to revamp mikvehs

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
Roman bath house discovered under mikvah

Roman bath house discovered under mikvah

The Old City of Jerusalem will soon be hosting a new mikvah - with two thousand year-old roots.Rachel Kaplan and Shimon Cohen, 8/11/2016, 5:38 PM
MK vows 'world war' against Reform mikvah funding

MK vows 'world war' against Reform mikvah funding

Finance Committee chair pledges to derail plan to use taxpayer funds to build mikvahs for Reform conversions.JTA, 8/10/2016, 9:33 PM
Compromise reached over Mikveh law

Compromise reached over Mikveh law

As part of Knesset Law regarding ritual baths, 2-4 Reform and Conservative Mikvaot will be built.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2016, 9:11 AM
Mikvah Workers Outraged by Fine for Nosiness

Mikvah Workers Outraged by Fine for Nosiness

Female mikvah supervisors upset by proposed law that threatens 50,000 shekel fine for asking unwanted questions.Maayana Miskin, 3/2/2014, 10:47 AM
30 More Ritual Baths OK'd For Europe

30 More Ritual Baths OK'd For 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
Ancient Mikve near Temple Mount to be Back in Use

Ancient Mikve 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
New Mikvah Opens at Dead Sea Hotel Strip

New Mikvah Opens at Dead Sea Hotel Strip

A ritual pool that can create Jewish purity at the highest level has just been opened in the lowest place on the planet – the Dead Sea.Hana Levi Julian, 7/15/2012, 1:13 PM