Saturday, April 17, 2010
Mem is for...
Mikveh: A mikveh is a ritual bath used for immersion.
Mishnah: Grouped into six major sections, the Mishnah is the first major record of the Oral Torah, containing discussions by the early rabbis regarding interpretation and tradition.
Minyan: A minyan is a group of at least ten men needed to recite specific portions of each of the various daily prayer services.
Mitzvah: A mitzvah is a commandment proscribed in the Torah, which form the foundation of Jewish obligation, and serve as avenues to reveal the Divine presence in physical life.