What the Success of "Mikva the Musical" Says about Orthodox Judaism Today https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/religion-holidays/2019/08/what-the-success-of-mikva-the-musical-says-about-orthodox-judaism-today/

By and for Orthodox women, Mikva, which has affinities with The Vagina Monologues, opens up a once-secretive ritual while staying firmly in line with tradition.

August 13, 2019 | Sarah Rindner
About the author: Sarah Rindner teaches English literature at Lander College in New York and blogs at Book of Books.

Mikva the Musical.

On a June evening in the suburban Orthodox mecca of Teaneck, NJ, a long line of women snaked outside a small independent theater that rarely sees much of a crowd. They were waiting to see Mikva the Musical, which came to the U.S. for a weeklong, women-only run following a successful stint in Israel.

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