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Mikvah Video

Strengthened by the Opposition
“According to Jewish law, so long as a legal contract is not contested, it is not fully authenticated. Only after it stands up to a challenge is its authenticity fully confirmed. Now that you have overcome your opposition, you will proceed even stronger than before.”
The Power of Mikvah
Video | 35:34
The Power of Mikvah
Coming Face to Face with G-d
Immersing in a mikvah (a ritual pool of water) purifies one who is ritually impure. Discover five layers of meaning to mikvah.
Immersing in a Mikvah, Part 1
Sefer HaMitzvot: Day 238
Standing Before G-d and Man
24 Elul, 5749 · September 24, 1989
The Rebbe gives instructions and blessings to a cantor who will lead the High Holidays services.
Accelerating Redemption
“Every additional mikvah is accelerating the arrival of our righteous redeemer.”
Mystery Solved
Video | 6:35
Mystery Solved
Rabbi Yechiel Michel Stern is a prolific author and rabbi of the Ezrat Torah neighborhood in Jerusalem. In the early 1980s, he served on Israel’s ministry of religious services, supervising numerous mikvahs in Jerusalem and across Israel.
Women and Mikvah
Video | 24:32
Women and Mikvah
Women in Jewish religious life
The mitzvah of immersing in the ritual pool known as a mikvah is the cornerstone of Jewish married life. With this mitzvah, women bring tranquility and harmony to their families.
The Mitzvah Campaign of Mikvah
To Rejuvenate the Jew!
Learn the profound mystical meaning and beautiful symbolism of the mitzvah of Mikvah and Family Purity, and discover how intimacy that’s graced by the blessings of marriage can be sanctified.
Hidden Mikvahs
Video | 3:13
Hidden Mikvahs
Stories from the Samarkand Jewish Underground
A Clean and Fresh Start
Something Spiritual on Parshat Metzora
Architecture & Judaism: The Use of Ground Water for Medieval Mikvaot
A detailed analysis of the famous 13th-century mikveh in Friedberg Germany, and other medieval mikvaot, looking at the architecture, and attempting to answer the question, why were they dug so deep?
Purity in Three Movements
The last Mishnah of chapter 7 of Tractate Mikvaot deals with how to overcome physical challenges that one may encounter when attempting to successfully achieve ritual immersion in a mikveh. This class will reveal the spiritual dimension of this teaching and, accordingly, its message of how to overcome the inevitable obstacles to personal purity. (Based on Sefer Hasichos 5750 p. 695)
Immersing in a Mikvah, Part 2
Sefer HaMitzvot: Day 239
Immersing in a Mikvah, Part 3
Sefer HaMitzvot: Day 240
Immersing in a Mikvah, Part 4
Sefer HaMitzvot: Day 241
Immersing in a Mikvah, Part 5
Sefer HaMitzvot: Day 242
What Is a Woman's Role in Judaism?
Special mitzvahs of Jewish women and what they mean to us
The unique role of the Jewish woman is described in terms of three archetypical mitzvahs—Shabbat candles, family purity and kosher. How do traditional ideas of Jewish femininity compare to modern feminist ideas about the role of women in society?
The Key to a Jewish Future
Jewish Education and the Mitzvah of Mikvah
While Jewish education is all about active participation, the mitzvah of Mikvah is a private act. Both are essential for Jewish survival.
Mikvah During Coronavirus?
A Timely Message for Jewish Women
New Mikvah
Rabbi Yisroel Meir Lau, Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv - 17 Sivan, 5750-1990
Intimacy: The Sanctity of Marriage
Jewish Essentials - Part 6
What does Judaism say about marital intimacy? Introduce meaning and sanctity into your marriage with the beautiful observances of mikvah. This class is the sixth lecture of a six-part series titled ‘The Essentials,’ which introduces the foundations of Jewish life and living.
Ten Mikvahs – As a Start!
12 Adar I, 5752 • February 16, 1992
Your uncle built many, many Mikvahs, but since he has passed on, no one has taken his place. Here are ten dollars for the first ten Mikvahs you will build.
Completely Unwarranted Love
The Sages teach that the Holy Temple was destroyed on account of unwarranted hatred, and will be rebuilt through unwarranted love. Rabbi Pinchas Weberman recalls a private audience in 1973 where the Rebbe explained just how literal this teaching is.
On Harmony in Marriage
In the 1970s the Rebbe issued a call for a campaign to strengthen and promote the observance of Family Purity among all segments of the Jewish community.