Mikvah News

A Pratt Student’s Immersion in Mikvah Design
From holy Safed to the polluted Gowanus Canal to a commission in pristine Newfoundland
Inclusive Mikvahs Provide Access for Women With Disabilities
Enabling more women to perform an essential mitzvah
Building the First Public Mikvah in Birobidzhan, in Russia’s Far East
The historic Yiddish-speaking city to celebrate 20 years of renewal and revival
New Mikvah for 374-Year-Old Long Island Town
Ritual bath is another sign of increased Jewish observance in and around Merrick, N.Y.
New Mikvah in Nigeria: A Stunning ‘Spa for the Soul’
A spiritual experience for women in Western Africa, most of them Israeli
New Caledonia: A South Pacific Isle Where Judaism Blossoms
The presence of Chabad is ‘a breath of fresh air’ for Jewish tourists and residents
First Traditional Jewish Wedding in South Korea in Living Memory
One couple helps another become man and wife far from their native home
Amid Waves of Change, Jewish Puerto Rico Celebrates Chabad’s 18th Year
Emissaries build for the future in economically challenging times
New Mikvah Helps Revitalize Jewish Life in Quebec City
Strengthening a small French-speaking community with a long history
Two Luxurious New Mikvahs Open in Moscow
Ritual baths will serve a large and growing Jewish community in Russia’s capital
The Secret Under the Carpet: Spirit of Mikvah Flows Throughout the World
Connection between Jerusalem and Arkansas highlights a foundation of Jewish life
Working to Inspire Good Deeds in Memory of Emissaries
Inspiring more women to take on the mitzvah of mikvah, while a young son encourages a campaign to build
Entertainer Paula Abdul Helps Celebrate the Mitzvah of Mikvah
Some 700 women gather for an important ritual and an evening of sisterhood
New mikvah in Winnipeg to serve bulk of Jewish community
Tokyo Jewish Community Celebrates New Mikvah
Jewish ritual bath called a “miracle” at dedication ceremony.
Luxurious New Mikvah is Dedicated in Nashville
Chabad-Lubavitch of Nashville adds a “crown jewel” to its new campus.
Wyoming Jews Campaign for Ritual Bath
For most women, heading to the mikvah – the ritual bath that lies at the heart of Jewish family purity laws – does not involve surprise encounters with wild animals, traipsing through three-feet of snow or hacking through a frozen river in subzero temperatures to reach flowing water.
Construction of Ritual Bath a Complicated Project
From Dimona, Israel, to Colorado Springs, Colo., Jewish communities large and small are embarking on massive mikvah construction projects. A key component of family purity, a Jewish ritual bath is seen as a necessity to be spared no expense.
Witness to a Miracle at World’s Lowest Ritual Bath
Students from the Chabad-Lubavitch rabbinical seminary in Arad, Israel, joined their teacher, Rabbi Yaakov Mendelzohn, to view what has been termed a miracle in the town of Neot Hakikar just south of the Dead Sea. The location’s mikvah, which had been completed weeks ago, was rendered unusable until a freak rainfall last week. Jewish law stipulates that ritual baths contain a reservoir of rain water.
The Quest for Snow
A team of rabbinical students and Southern California Jewish community members set out to the mountains to recover 600 bags of snow to fill reservoirs in two communal ritual baths.
Lowest Mikvah on Earth
A new public mikvah built in Israel under the guidance of a Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi occupies one of the lowest spots on earth.
New Mikvah, the First Since World War, Opens in Estonian Capital
The Mei Menachem Mikvah, a project of the Estonian Jewish Center in Tallinn, is the country’s first mikvah to open since World War II.
Australian Art Hub to Get Mikvah Worthy of its Reputation
Malvern, Australia, a Melbourne suburb which was once the home to seven Victorian governors and now has become something of an artsy oasis for the country's intellectual set, is getting a new mikvah.
First Dishes Mikvah Opens in Houston
Chabad-Lubavitch of Houston, Texas inaugurated a new community mikvah
Two New Ritual Baths for Northern Ukraine
Chabad-Lubavitch responded to an impending demolition of the only mikvah serving the Ukrainian town of Zhitomer
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