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Mikveh, Contemporary Spiritual Practice

  • 30 May 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Temple Bat Yahm, 1011Camelback St., Newport Beach, CA 92660


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A Community Mikveh in Newport Beach?!

A Jewish community is traditionally required to build a mikveh before it builds a synagogue, and to
sell a Torah scroll to build one if need be (Biur Halacha, Orech Chaim 468:4 "VeChromrey").
© 2001 Janice Rubin; from The Mikvah Project; www.mikvahproject.com                                          © 2001 Janice Rubin; from The Mikvah Project; www.mikvahproject.com
  • Come learn more about spiritual practices of Mikveh
  • Help create a Community Mikveh at Temple Bat Yahm in Orange County.

    What's planned:

    10:00-10:15    Registration

    10:15-11:10    Keynote Speakers – Rabbi Rachel Adler and Rabbi Gail Labovitz

       What's a Mikveh For? Traditions and Vision

    11:15-12:10    Concurrent Sessions (2)

                            Mikveh Defined and Redefined - Rabbi Anne Brener and

                            Mikveh as a Conversion Ritual - Penelope Oppenheimer Kieffer

    12:15-13:00    Kosher vegetarian lunch provided by Blueberry Hill Catering

    13:05-14:00      Concurrent Sessions (2)

                            Halacha of Mikveh: What Makes the Ocean Kosher and a
    Pool Not? - Rabbi Dan Shevitz 

                            Mikveh Guides, Key Component - Rabbi Barbara Penzner, Mayyim
                                        Hayyim, Boston, and Beth Tieman Feldstein, lay leader
                                        MACom Mikveh, Atlanta 

    14:05-15:00    Mikveh Stories - moderated by Rabbi Gershon Zylberman
                                       Storytellers to include clergy who use           
    personally as well as professionally


    Contact Us


    Voice: 323-863-5486    

    Mailing Address

    441 S. Barrington, Ave., #201
    Los Angeles, CA 90049

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