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Traditional Uses for the Mikvah
  • Taharat Hamishpacha; the mitzvah of monthly immersion

  • Conversion; rebirth

  • Immersion prior to wedding ceremony - spiritual rebirth for bride and groom as they contemplate their approaching marriage.

  • Purification prior to Shabbat or Holy Day - setting aside time and creating sacred space to spiritually prepare

  • Immersion of Vessels, Tevilat Keilim - infusing sanctity into the everyday act of eating through ritual purification of dishes, pots and pans and utensils.

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