Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Calendar, the Mikveh, and Great Sex

Not all sex is made equal.  Sex is sometimes good and sometimes really good.  So how does sex go from good to great?  Many couples, guided by a whole genre of literature on the subject, focus on techniques, positions, and … Continue reading

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A Mikveh Guide and Board Member Muses on Immersion

I felt like a fraud! Mayyim Hayyim’s mission speaks to me, it speaks loudly and it speaks clearly!  So, why had I never immersed? I have had the privilege of serving on the organization’s Board of Directors.  I have also … Continue reading

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Mikveh Misdemeanors: Why We Need More Mikvaot Like Mayyim Hayyim

I love the mikveh.  I love this mitzvah so much, in fact, that over the last thirteen years I have immersed in many mikvaot around the world.  And despite having encountered many mikveh misdemeanors, I continue to return to the “living … Continue reading

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The Mikveh Has Left the Building

In a few weeks, tens of thousands of Jewish kids in North America will pack their bags, say goodbye to their families, and enter the alternate universe of Summer Camp. Campers absorb a great deal of their Jewish education in … Continue reading

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