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Author Polak-Sahm, Varda.

Title The house of secrets : the hidden world of the mikveh / Varda Polak-Sahm ; translated from the Hebrew by Anne Hartstein Pace
Published Boston : Beacon Press, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 248 pages)
Contents The place -- The balaniyot -- A dose of impurity -- Blood and banishment -- Purity and sexuality -- Female rituals, sisterhood, and female authority -- Between a woman and God -- Between man and wife
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jewish women -- Religious life.
Mikveh.
Purity, Ritual -- Judaism.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0807077437 (electronic bk.)
9780807077436 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Bet ha-setarim. English