A ritual pool of fresh "living" water, the mikvah is used for spiritual purification. For some Jews, married life involves laws of taharat hamishpacha (family purity), which require a wife's monthly immersion in a mikvah after menstruation before she reunites with her husband. The mikvah is used today by some brides and grooms before their wedding. Jews-by-choice traditionally visit the mikvah as part of their conversion process.
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Mikvah Society of San Jose

By appointment and for women only. Please call at least three days in advance. $20 donation requested. Please prepare at home and bring your own towel, etc.
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