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Mikvah Ceremony

What Is A Mikvah, And What Does It Have To Do With Sex?

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 11.01.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Earlier this month we learned that Washington, D.C., police had charged a prominent rabbi with spying on naked women at his synagogue’s mikvah...

The Renewal Of A Jewish Pre-Birth Ceremony

Rabbi Haviva Ner-David | Posted 04.30.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Haviva Ner-David

Mikveh is a ritual of transition and rebirth. We enter the mikveh -- which is reminiscent of the womb -- curl into a fetal position, immerse ourselves completely in the "living waters," and come out reborn.