The Mikveh and Ritual Immersion in Jesus’ Day

Blog 1 Comment

The complete 2006 lecture is now accessible to JP users. View now!

In this lecture from the 2006 Jerusalem Perspective conference, Professor Ronny Reich, the foremost authority on mikvaot (ritual immersion pools), discusses the requirements for a kosher mikveh.

Mikvaot came into use in Jewish society about 150 B.C., and the use of these ritual immersion structures continues until today in Jewish society.

See Reich’s 1999 JP article, “Design and Maintenance of First-century Ritual Immersion Baths.”

Special thanks to Bruce Okkema, who dedicated hundreds of hours to the creation of the videos in this series. This lecture, along with the rest of the presentations delivered at the 2006 Jerusalem Perspective conference, is available through the En-Gedi Resource Center. To purchase the lectures in audio MP3 format, or to purchase the eight-disc DVD set, click here.

IJN-Set1

JP-Conference-Logo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Logo_130

 

 

 


 


Comments 1

  1. Very interesting but strange how new archeological discoveries change things over 12 years. Ironically I have just come back from Israel and they are currently unearthing a number of Miqwot in Magdala so that changes the idea that the Sea of Galilee is one big Miqweh

Leave a Reply

Search Engine Improvement

RAISED: $4772 of $4500

More Info About our search engine improvement fund

Please donate to our fund:

Online Hebrew Course

Do you want to learn Hebrew? Check out our online Hebrew course Aleph-Bet: Hebrew Reading and Writing for Christians in 17 Easy Lessons.

Most Recent LOY Articles