“Reform vs. the Orthodox” Over A Cincinnati Mikveh, Pitting the Citiy’s Two Most High-Powered Law firms Against Each Other.
(And the untold story of a secret mikveh in Tampa)
No one in 1930 could have imagined how a mikveh, a Jewish ritual bath, would tear a Jewish community apart. But it did, and the rabbinic maneuvering in a public zoning fight brought shame to both sides. Learn about mikveh law, see different mikvah designs, and hear about the Tampa mikveh that supposedly didn’t exist.