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Temple Beth-El (Birmingham) mikveh
A contemporary mikveh at the Temple Beth-El synagogue in Birmingham, Alabama

A mikveh or mikvah (Hebrew: מִקְוֶה / מקווה, Standard mikve Tiberian miqweh, pl. mikva'ot, mikvoth, mikvot, or (Yiddish) mikves, lit., "a collection") is a Jewish ritual bath. It is used to cleanse ritual impurity. Immersion in a mikveh is also a part of the traditional process for converting to Judaism.


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