Definition of Mikveh
1. Noun. (Judaism) A ritual bath in which various Jewish purifications are performed. ¹
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Definition of Mikveh
1. mikvah [n -S] - See also: mikvah
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Literary usage of Mikveh
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. New Judea: Jewish Life in Modern Palestine and Egypt by Benjamin Lee Gordon (1919)
"mikveh ISRAEL "One may win his world in one hour, another, after struggling many years"—(Aboda Zarah 18 A). The "Alliance Israelite Universelle" deserves ..."
2. A History of the Jews in Modern Times by Max Raisin (1919)
"... founded near the city of Jaffa the "mikveh Israel Agricultural School" which, for a time at least, performed noble services to the cause of colonization ..."
3. History of Zionism, 1600-1918 by Nahum Sokolow (1919)
"That Cre'mieux could not be silent or idle while the work for mikveh Israel proceeded, goes without ... He died at Jaffa whilst on a visit to mikveh Israel. ..."
4. Palestine, the Rebirth of an Ancient People: The Rebirth of an Ancient People by Albert Montefiore Hyamson (1917)
"Among the many advantages which Palestine owes to mikveh Israel is the acclimatization of the Damascus cow, which gives four times as much milk as the ..."
5. Public Health and Hygiene: In Contributions by Eminent Authorities by William Hallock Park (1920)
"The sanctioned mikveh, a tank usually of about 200 cubic feet capacity, ... (a) The Common mikveh consists of a plunge bath of between 200 and 400 cubic ..."
6. Report by New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Health (1916)
"mikveh Baths. In addition, a survey was made of the mikveh baths of the city, samples of the water from the pools examined and stricter regulations relative ..."
7. Catalogue of the Leeser Library by Isaac Leeser, Cyrus Adler, Hebrew Education Society of Philadelphia (1883)
"Isaac Lee- ser and the Philadelphia Congregation mikveh Israel. Svo. New York, 1850. ... Isaac Leeser and the Congregation mikveh Israel. 8 vo. ..."