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Sacremento Mikvah

View Map 1165 Morse Avenue
Sacremento CA 95864
United States
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Phone: (916) 481-1159
<p><font size="2"><font size="4">The Sacramento Mikvah</font><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"> was established in 1989 by The Mikvah Committee of Kenesset Israel Torah Center and is committed to serving the entire spectrum of the Jewish community of the greater Sacramento region including Davis, Reno and the foothill communities. Prior to the building of this Mikvah in Sacramento, those needing a Mikvah traveled all the way to the Bay Area.</font></font></p><p><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Conversion to Judaism requires immersion in a Mikvah. Emulating the Jews entering the covenant at Sinai, one becomes Jewish when one immerses and accepts the Torah. If this Mikvah is needed for conversion, please have your Rabbi call the Mikvah administrator to make arrangements for you.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">  Utensils, pots and dishes are required to be immersed in a Mikvah before being used. One's table is likened to an alter and the transforming powers of the Mikvah waters sanctify the utensils. Unlike the appointments for women, which must occur after nightfall, dishes can be immersed at any time. </font></p> <p><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"> The Sacramento Mikvah has three small rooms: an entrance, a bathroom with shower, bath and toiletries for your convenience, and the Mikvah room. The Mikvah in accordance with Jewish law and tradition has two pools; a holding pool, the Bor, and an immersion pool. The holding pool collects rainwater is mixed through pipes with the tap water in the chest high immersion pool. Water mixes between the two pools and is gathered together, or as it is called in Hebrew, Mikvah, gathering.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"> Our attendants, religiously observant woman in our community, are all volunteers. We have educational resources, including books, and a video available for lending. Private classes and consultations are available through the Mikvah for women and or their spouses. All appointments and communications with the Mikvah staff are conducted with the utmost modesty and discretion. If you would like an appointment we ask that you call at least three days in advance. </font></p> <p><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="3"><strong><font size="2">For appointments or further information, you may call the Kenesset Israel Torah Center at 481-1159, <br />Rebbitzen Etz-Hasadeh at (916) 972-9912, or you may obtain additional information from your congregational Rabbi or Rebbitzen.</font> </strong></font></p><p> </p>
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