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The Ritual Bath: A Spiritual Rebirth

The Ritual Bath: A Spiritual Rebirth

In modern times, we rarely think of the state of our spiritual purity. We can go into a synagogue, travel where we want, handle fruits and vegetables and sit on any chair without thinking about the spiritual ramifications. But in ancient...

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Mikveh: Hoping for Purity

Mikveh: Hoping for Purity

After outlining which animals are permitted to be eaten, the Torah teaches that coming into contact with the carcasses of non-kosher animals is forbidden and renders a person impure (Leviticus 11). The Torah describes the process to...

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