After their mikvah went dry, members of the Orthodox community in Omaha, Nebraska had to get creative. Today on Tablet, Michael Orbach tells the story.
Refilling a mikveh isn’t a simple matter of turning on a faucet; there are rules about what kind of water can and cannot be used. The community in Omaha prayed for rain—one of the approved methods for replenishing the water in a mikveh—and their prayers were eventually answered. But by the time those rains came, another solution was already in place, a solution that involved one ton of ice.
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