mikveh


mikveh
mik·veh

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  • MIKVEH — (Heb. מִקְוֶה; pl. mikva ot; Hebrew for a collection or gathering (of water), a pool or bath of clear water, immersion in which renders ritually clean a person who has become ritually unclean through contact with the dead (Num. 19) or any other… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Mikveh — Mikva redirects here. For the U.S. Representative and federal judge, see Abner J. Mikva. Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Mikveh — Mikvé Mikvé de Montpellier (Hérault), datant du Moyen Age Le Mikvé (ou mikveh) (en hébreu: מִקְוָה; au pluriel: mikvaot) est un bain rituel utilisé pour l ablution nécessaire aux rites de pureté dans le judaïsme. C est l un des lieux centraux de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mikveh — noun /ˈmɪkfə,ˈmɪkvə/ A ritual bath in which various Jewish purifications are performed. On the night before her wedding Channa Washinsky would certainly have immersed herself in the ritually cleansing waters of the mikveh …   Wiktionary

  • mikveh — n. Jewish ritual bath in which people immerse themselves on special occasions; Jewish ritual bath in which Jewish women immerse themselves to attain ritual purity following menstruation or after giving birth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mikveh — noun see mikvah …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mikveh Israel Cemetery — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • MIKVEH ISRAEL — (Heb. מִקְוֵה יִשְׂרָאֵל), Israel agricultural school, E. of Tel Aviv Jaffa. Established in 1870, it is the oldest Jewish rural community in Ereẓ Israel. The school was founded by the Alliance Israélite Universelle on the initiative of charles… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Mikveh Israel (disambiguation) — The name Mikveh Israel (Hebrew: מקווה ישראל‎, meaning Hope of Israel ) may refer to: Mikveh Israel, agricultural school and village in Israel Congregation Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia, United States Congregation Mickve Israel, Savannah, Georgia,… …   Wikipedia

  • Mikveh Israel — For other uses, see Mikveh Israel (disambiguation). Rear front of the Synagogue in Mikve Israel Mikveh Israel (Hebrew: מִקְוֵה יִשְׂרָאֵל‎ …   Wikipedia


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