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Who We Are

Opened in May of 2002, the Mikveh at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El was constructed in accordance with the highest Halachic (Jewish Law) Standards. The Mikveh was created for the Jewish community to enhance the Mitzvah of Mikveh and to encourage its use in the course of Jewish life.

The community Mikveh is open to all streams of Judaism.
What is a Mikveh and What Makes it Special?
Mikveh (Hebrew: Collection of Water). A Mikveh is a gathering of water that has a designated connection to "fresh" or living water. Water is the primary source of all living things. It has the power to purify, to restore and replenish life. A Mikveh must be filled with living water from a flowing source that has never been dormant, such as fresh spring water, rainwater, or even melted snow. The pool is designed specifically for immersion, according to the rules and customs of Jewish Law. It must contain a minimum of 200 gallons of living water. The water is kept under strict hygienic control, cleaned daily and chlorinated.
The Mikveh in The News
The Mikveh: Jews Immersing Themselves in Ancient Tradition - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Reclaiming Mikveh - The Philadelphia Jewish Voice
The Mikveh
at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El

1001 Remington Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

[email protected]

Lori Cooper
Mikveh Director
Women's Monthly Usage:

Monday - Thursday

January - February   8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
March - August          9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
September - December 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm

All other daytime visits by appointment only.