During this time when people are looking for inspiration and connection, and while we look toward the new year with anticipation, we thought it a perfect opportunity to bring together different voices with the hope of empowering and giving you tools to think about the spiritual aspects of Mikveh.

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A suggested donation of ₪30 (or equivalent*) is requested to attend this class.
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Keren Vardi: Taharah as a Partnership with God – Reflections on Mikveh and Elul

  •  Keren is an experienced ultrasound technician who works at Hadassah Ein Kerem. She is a mother of 6, and an experienced kallah teacher.
Ariele Mortkowitz: Finding What I Need in the Water – Powerful Moments Created through an Ancient Ritual
  • Ariele is the founding director of SVIVAH, a women-designed, women-run, women-centered community dedicated to exploring, designing, and discovering a more nourishing communal faith experience for a multigenerational, inclusive collective of Jewish women.
Malka Chana Amichai: Mikveh as a Personal Rebirth – Finding Renewal in the Immersion Experience
  • Malka Chana is a certified birth doula, Lamaze childbirth educator and kallah teacher who educates and empowers women as they go through life cycle transitions. She lives in Tekoa with her husband and 4 children.
Rivkah Slonim: Spirituality and Godliness – Moving Beyond the Self
  • Rivkah is the education director at the Rohr Chabad Center for Jewish Student Life and a lecturer on Jewish Medical Ethics at Binghamton University. She is the editor of Total Immersion: A Mikvah Anthology and Bread and Fire: Jewish Women Find G-d in the Everyday, an anthology on Jewish women’s spiritually.