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.
The Voynich Manuscript’s “mikveh” pictures.
With hideouts from the Bar Kokhba Revolt.
Mikva’ot and chalkstone vessels.
“Within hours of the momentous discovery, the writing started to fade.”
A family in Jerusalem discovered an ancient mikveh when they were renovating.
The finding of a ritual bath dating back to the Byzantine period, thought to be the oldest in Europe, has helped spur a revival of. . .
The discovery of a 19th-century mikveh (ritual bath) in rural Connecticut suggests that earlier generations of American Jews were much more religious than historians—or their. . .