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Mei Menachem Mikvah

The mikvah is open every night for women. Please call in advance to reserve an appointment: 718-596-4840 ext. 22 or 917-803-5430.

The Mei Menachem Mikvah, underneath Congregation B’nai Avraham of Brooklyn Heights, has been acclaimed as “breathtakingly beautiful” and “an architectural wonder,” with favorable reviews in The New York Times ("A New Mikvah for Moderns" and "A Ritual Bath, the Mikvah, Makes an Elegant Return"), The Brooklyn Paper ("Yes, that was Oprah on Remsen Street") and the Brooklyn Eagle ("Mikvah 'Bar Mitzvah' in Brooklyn Heights").

This luxurious mikvah is open to all women in the area; synagogue membership is not required. An appointment is necessary (call 718-596-4840 ext. 22 or 917-803-5430).

In the video below, as Oprah describes the role of mikvah in Jewish life, she visits the Mei Menachem Mikvah at Congregation B'nai Araham. (While she refers to the mikvah's role in Hasidic Jewish life, in fact it is an essential component of family life for most observant Jews.

You can also click here to view "Women and Mikvah," a video lecture by Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin.

Wed, October 27 2021 21 Cheshvan 5782