Thank you, mikveh lady

mikveh.jpgJust a brief post about a sweet moment. Earlier this week, after my first immersion in the mikveh since the night before my wedding, the rebbetzin hugged me and said “may this mitzvah bring many blessings to you and your family.” 

Our chabad house may be mildewy, and the water a little chilly, but the atmosphere? Definitely warm and cozy. Just what I needed.
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posted November 12, 2010 at 8:11 am

Wow that sounds like a wonderful experience. May I ask what brought you to the moment? I am starting my journey to the mikvah. My first preparatory class is Monday and I scared and excited both.

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Galit Breen (Minnesota Mamaleh)

posted November 12, 2010 at 4:22 pm

short and sweet. love it, amy! :)

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posted November 14, 2010 at 2:54 pm

may it be the first of many…and may you blesses with all you want…and need…. thrilled to see this post!

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posted November 14, 2010 at 3:01 pm

Michelle, it was always in the back of my mind, but I was under the impression that because I am married to a non-jew, who is consequently not obligated to follow the laws of taharat mishpacha, that it would be a problem for me to use the local (chabad) mikveh. After being asked to write a guest post for the mikveh Mayyim Hayyim, I decided to finally ask her.

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posted November 15, 2010 at 11:39 am

what is mikveh about?

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