Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Mikveh

  • Jewish ritual immersion in the mikveh and the concept of communal immunity

    Robert Stern Piotr Kozlowski David Forstein New York City, New York, United States   Figure 1.¬†Mikveh in Palestine from the Biblical era The mikveh may be seen as part of the sociobiological process assuring the gradual cross exposure of community members to the biomes of other members. It also provides controlled exposure to the biomes…