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We love to raise awareness and present various voices on topics related to The Eden Center mission.  Below are an array of blogs on mikveh, sexuality, marriage, women’s health, body image, parenting, and Taharat Hamishpacha.

This blog invites readers to submit their experience with mikveh and the laws of niddah in order to raise awareness to the range of feelings and experiences in the community. The Eden Center does not endorse positions stated in blogs, but allows authors’ voices to be heard on this platform.

We value your feedback and submissions.

When G-d Takes Away Your Love Language

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Many married couples struggle to find meaningful ways to follow the laws of Taharat HaMishpacha (Family Purity). For some, the physical separation required during the niddah period prompts them to feel less connected – as if G-d removed their ability to communicate their love for one another.  As a couples and sex therapist and Madrichat Kallot, I help couples discover effective ways [...]

The Power of Tears

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Something about those moments standing in the soft waters of the mikveh causes deep and sometimes buried feelings to surface.  Suddenly, unexpectedly,  the sobs rise and burst out. Many of us have a need to cry, but there is no time, no safe place to release our restraints and just...cry. Unmeasured energy is spent keeping the pain deep inside so that we [...]

Infertility: A Joint Journey

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Join us for an Inspirational Evening celebrating the publication of the Hebrew language Birkat Emunah: A Mikveh Resource for Women After Loss or Going Through Infertility in conjunction with Emunah Women. Speakers include Rav Avraham Stav, Nili Arbel, Efrat & Yair Gentek. Thursday, February 20th, 2020 at 20:00 Arlozorov 6, Jerusalem Open to Men and Women The Evening will take place in Hebrew [...]

Bringing Light, Love and Healing

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I will always remember the excitement of returning home to spend Pesach with my family right before our wedding. It had been a few months since I had seen my family and my grandmother z’l gifted me with going back home to Israel as I was then living by my Savta in America, engaged to be married. After arriving home, I have [...]