Rituals for entering the Day of Atonement.
The particulars can vary, but typically it involves appearing before a Beit Din, immersing in a mikveh, and adopting a Hebrew name.
Comprehensive knowledge of Judaism isn't a prerequisite for conversion, only a desire to be Jewish and a readiness to align one's fate with the Jewish people.
The Jewish court of law.
Beliefs & Practices
Whether you're dunking for conversion or for any other reason, here's what to expect at the ritual bath.
Ritual immersion in a natural body of water.
Bringing new meaning to the status of a menstruating woman.
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Preparatory customs and practices associated with the day preceding the Day of Atonement.
How traditional Jewish women prepare for monthly mikveh use.