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Family Purity: Inner Meanings

The laws of Taharat Hamishpachah (Family Purity) are an integral part of our religious faith and stemming as they do from our Torah, are not always fully...

A Feminist on Mikvah: An interview with Rivkah Slonim

Interviewed by Janice Lochansky Q: Let's tackle the question of sexism first; do you sincerely feel that there is no sexism in Jewish life? Slonim: It...

Why should I go to the Mikvah?

Immersion in the mikvah is a biblical commandment of the hightest ordinance, equated with mitzvahs such as Kosher and Shabbat. Immersion is also a way of...

Why is it forbidden to be intimate with a niddah?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Maria: hi, whats the reason that a women in niddah is forbidden to...

Will mikvah make my marriage better?

The nature of all living entities involves renewal, movement, and change. Species of birds migrate, trees change with the seasons, tissues regenerate, and...