A wealth of artifacts.
A permanent center for the island’s 700 Jews.
At a site significant to Christians.
Evidence of Jewish perseverance at the height of the Inquisition.
A virtual tour of Usha.
Discover by a Muslim and a Christian.
Worship cannot shelter in place indefinitely.
When Jews in France were being persecuted, the pope protected those in Carpentras.
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.