Seeking a Sense of Mikvah

By Irwin Kula

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, January 21, 1994

The entire Jewish narrative should define the concepts of mitzvot and halacha. Without a connection to the narrative, the laws eventually cease to have meaning. Mitzvot also cease to have meaning when Jews feel they are compelled to perform them, rather than free to decide.

Topic: Halakha, History, Jewish Law, Tradition, Narrative, Jewish Identification, Autonomy, Modernity, Values

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.24/no.466

Page Number(s): 1-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Kula, Irwin. Seeking a Sense of Mikvah. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 21 January 1994: 1-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7451


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