Confessions of an Imperfect Mikvah AttendantSometime in my 40s, I moved to a lovely but small Jewish community. Within the first year that I was there, I was asked to be a mikvah attendant. The request was humbling, and I resisted at first, not feeling “holy” enough for the task. But my service was needed, and...
Your Story: A Place Of Total Tranquility“The mikvah for me is a place like no other. I often find myself running to the mikvah from an engagement party or other event, but once I am there it is a place of total tranquility. It is a place where I can fully take the time without any distractions to...
Is it Me or is it Hot in Here?
A married menopausal women can visit the Mikvah and not only gain spiritually herself, but also impact a retroactively positive effect on her children and grandchildren.
The Soul of Marriage
I often have the feeling as I go through the twenty-four hours of the day that man is becoming more and more two-dimensional, going through the motions of life and calling it living.
Immersed in Love
Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet reflects on how to keep a marriage alive. Rodney Dangerfield once said: “My wife and I had 25 wonderful years — then we met.”