Mikvah Has Special High Holiday Hours

Mikvah Has Special High Holiday Hours


Did you know that the first thing one should build in a Jewish community is a mikvah? This is before a school or synagogue or even buying a Sefer Torah.

Did you know that Boulder has a mikvah? Ten years ago, Rabbi Israel and Golda-Rochel Rosencrantz had a mikvah built attached their home and made it available to the entire community. It is undoubtably one of the most beautiful mikvahs in the world, with warm lighting and tilework that creates a sense being surrounded by the mountains.

Mikvah is one of the three mitzvot in Judaism that is spiritually associated with the Imahot – Sarah, Rebbeca, Rachel and Leah. It is the mitzvah that rests solely on women.

In addition to providing the physical space for women to perform this mitzvah, the Boulder Mikvah will serve as a wellspring of community events for women. Currently the Boulder Mikvah is planning a spa event for the fall/winter season, with details to be announced.

The community has come together to support the Boulder community mikvah and its board is grateful for recent financial support from the Allied Jewish Federation and the Boulder Jewish Community Foundation.

In preparation for the Holy Day of Yom Kippur it is a custom to immerse in a mikvah as spiritual preparation. The Boulder Mikvah is open for both women and men for Erev Yom Kippur immersions, September 25. Please bring your own towel.

  • Women’s erev Yom Kippur hours: 8-10 am.
  • Men’s erev Yom Kippur hours: 12:30-1:30 pm.

$25 suggested donation.  For more information, please call the mikvah at 303-313-9055 or email mikvah@bouldermikvah.com

About Golda-Rochel Rosencrantz

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  1. women and children may also use the mikvah on erev yom kippur at the prescribed times.
    The Mishna in Yoma actually teaches that G-d is the mikvah of the entire Jewish people, so the mikvah waters are especially propitious at this time. Gmar Chatima tova!

  2. It truly is one of the most beautiful mikvaot I've ever seen… and I've only seen pictures. Sending love and prayers for success and parnsa to you Rochel! Gmar Chatima Tova!!