Converting to Judaism didn’t only change how I felt spiritually. It changed how I felt about my body.
My friend was recorded in a mikveh by a rabbi. Let’s ensure the end of this abuse of power.
Plus more U.S. universities slam ASA Israel boycott, and more in the news
When I was a child, my family’s history was hidden from me. Now I’ve made sure that my own child will always know where she came from.
The whole idea of a ritual bath seemed foreign and too religious. But now it’s a warm reminder of the moment I became a Jew.
Revitalizing the mikveh experience for a new generation of Jews
‘Not being able to process it religiously makes it a very hard experience. We thought it’s important to give it a voice.’
When a drought left Omaha’s ritual bath empty, refilling it required some imagination—and a ton of ice
Once a bastion for strictly observant women, Jewish ritual baths are reaching out beyond the Orthodox
Mikvehs for all, ‘TNR’ bashing, and the plight of the ‘half-Jew’
One woman’s final step to conversion
I visited the mikveh and became a Jew. But I still haven’t told my dad I converted.
A new book reveals the secrets of the mikveh
A consul chastised, a tunnel bombed, and more in the news
Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the mikveh