Some Jews perform symbolic sanctification of newly acquired items.
Beliefs & Practices
Acceptance versus rejection of the laws governing monthly mikveh visits.
A woman's prayer before entering the ritual bath.
Judaism and Conversion. Converting to Judaism. Jewish Lifecycle.
Weddings & Marriage
The whys and hows of immersing in the Jewish ritual bath before going under the chuppah.
Plan ahead to enhance the spirituality of the immersion experience; a mikveh or mikvah, a ritual bath, tends more toward the functional than the spiritual.
Immersion in the mikveh actualizes the transition between the convert's old identity and his or her new one as a Jew.
What is niddah, or taharat ha mishpacha, and who observes it?
Gender & Sexuality
Jewish tradition looks favorably on sex and sexuality, given certain conditions.