The Mikveh - from Eretz-Israel to Germany

A German-Israeli Seminar

   Zinman Institute of Archaeology
University of Haifa

Yad Yitzhak Ben Zvi

      Bet Tfila - Forschungsstelle für jüdische Architektur
in Europa
Technische Universität Braunschweig 

The German Israeli Foundation
for Scientific Research
and Development

The Mikveh (Jewish Ritual Bath) –
from Eretz-Israel to Germany (Ashkenaz)

A German-Israeli Seminar


At the Yad Ben-Zvi Institute,
12 Abravanel Street, Jerusalem

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011, 10h-17h

The conference will take place to mark the beginning of a joint project
of German and Israeli scholars
to study the ancient mikva’ot (Jewish ritual baths) of Germany (Ashkenaz)
with the support of the German-Israeli Foundation (GIF).

All lectures will be delivered in English 

 Further details and Registration:

Tel: 02-5398822  *



Greetings: Marc Hirschmann

1000-1300  First Session – Mikva'ot in Israel

 Moderator: Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah

Yonatan Adler: The 'Otzar' in Ancient Ritual Baths: 
Second Temple Period Innovation or Anachronistic Interpretation?

Fanny Vitto: Mikva'ot of the Second Temple Period
recently excavated to the South of Jerusalem

 Coffee Break

Yehiel Zelinger: Mikva'ot in the Rural Settlements around Lod (Lydda)

Ronny Reich: Some Thoughts on the Mikva'ot of Qumran

Questions and discussion

 1300-1430  Intermission

 1430-1700   Second Session – Miqva'ot in Germany

Moderator: Ronny Reich

Mirko Przystawik: Mikva'ot in Northern Germany

Katrin Kessler: Mikva'ot in Berlin and its Surroundings

Ronny Reich: Mikva'ot from Eretz-Israel to Europe

Questions and discussion

תאריך 27/04/2011 10:00 17:30
מיקום jerusalem
מארגן האירוע 02-5398855
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