Gabrielle Hodes, veteran kallah teacher and intimacy counselor. This week she discusses the holiness of the 10 yemei teshuva (days of repentance), how to “stop, connect, and reflect”, and tevilla for erev Yom Kippur.
5 women share their distinct and differing voices on mikveh and spirituality.
Translation in English of the Hebrew Madrich L’Taharas Hamishpacha. A Guide to Family Purity by Rabbi Yisroel Yosef HaCohen Hendel, is a comprehensive outline format for the teaching of Taharas Hamishpacha.
A clear, concise guide to the Jewish laws and customs of Nidda and immersing in the Mikveh in accordance with the Sephardic Jewish tradition. Based on the teachings of HaGaon HaRav Eliyahu Ben-Haim Sheli”ta, Chief Rav and Posek of the United Mashadi Jewish Community of America in Great Neck, NY, Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva University, and Av Bet Din of Badatz Mekor Chaim in Queens, NY. Over 1500 shiurim from Rav Ben Haim can be accessed on the YUTorah website at https://www.yutorah.org/rabbi-eliyahu-ben-chaim/ (shiurim are in Hebrew)
This useful booklet available from mikvah.org gives over the relevant halachot in an easy-to-find format, making it a convenient tool for the mikva attendant. It is also packed with tips and ideas on how to make a woman’s visit to the mikva a pleasant experience. Rebbetzin Tehilla Abramov elaborates on strengthening the awareness among mikvah attendants of the very great responsibilities that their holy task involves.
Distance can rebuild the imagination serving as a powerful tool that can be utilized to build closeness in any relationship.
Halachic Infertility describes the condition of a woman who ovulates before she has been to the mikvah, making marital relations with her husband impossible at the optimal (or perhaps only) time for fertility. A Fertility Consultant who works with halachic infertility discusses several treatment options.