Mikveh

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.

Aug. 13 2019 12:26AM

The Voynich Manuscript’s “mikveh” pictures.

Danuta Kean
July 7 2017 12:01AM

With hideouts from the Bar Kokhba Revolt.

Ynet
March 29 2017 12:01AM

Mikva’ot and chalkstone vessels.

Yonatan Adler
Feb. 6 2017 12:01AM

“Within hours of the momentous discovery, the writing started to fade.”

Nir Hasson and Ruth Schuster
Aug. 7 2015 12:01AM

A family in Jerusalem discovered an ancient mikveh when they were renovating.

Ilan Ben Zion
July 2 2015 12:01AM

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. . .

Giovanni Frazzetto
June 17 2014 12:01AM

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. . .

Tom Green
June 12 2013 12:00AM