Terry Himes

Terry Himes lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she practices law and resides with the youngest of her three children.

Articles by Terry Himes

Going to the Mikveh: The Day After

As both symbol and expression of the profound change required of a convert to Judaism, the mikveh (mikvah) is often a deeply emotional experience.

Going to the Mikveh: The Day Before

With the ritual bath's echoes of sexuality and its demand for self-abnegation, the prospect of immersion can create some trepidation for the prospective convert.