Overcoming the Secret Handshake: Making certain Men are not left at the Mikveh

handshakeBy Rabbi Charles Simon

For years people have been writing about making certain that newly created Jews are not left at the mikveh. But what does that mean and more importantly what can we do about it? Consider a person who has, for whatever reason, decided to become Jewish. They learned a new language, they studied. They attended classes and religious services. They probably engaged in more different forms of Jewish practice in a normal month than do most people who belong to schuls!

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