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The Mikvah is a cornerstone of Jewish family life. It is used by brides before their marriage, and by married women. Private classes are available on the laws of Family Purity, of which Mikvah is a part, for both brides and those long-married.

Mikvah Mei Leah is located at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life, and has its own private entrance which can be found on one's right, immediately upon entering the parking lot on Benson Lane. The mikvah address is: 2174 Hewlett Ave. (corner Benson Lane), Merrick, NY 11566

The Mikvah houses a lovely waiting room and two magnificent spa-like preparation rooms, with all the amenities. Each preparation room is equipped with a multi-directional shower and bathtub. You will relax amidst soft music and scented candles. Amenities available to help with your preparations include luxurious towels and robes, a complete personal kit of toiletries including a pre-pasted toothbrush and comb, along with a pair of slippers (all brand new and for 1-time use only). The kit is yours to take home!

Our state-of-the-art intercom system allows you to communicate directly with the Mikvah attendant. After you notify her, the attendant will escort you directly to the Mikvah from a door in your preparation room.

The Mikvah is a pristine miniature pool of warm water that lies beneath a mosaic of gold flowers & petals. It is meticulously cleaned through a natural oxidation process. After you descend and immerse once in the warm Mikvah waters, you recite a blessing and then immerse again. This is an opportune moment to pray for yourself and for all your loved ones. Handouts with specific prayers are available upon request.

Mikvah Tours
We offer daytime tours of the Mikvah to groups of all ages; High School to Seniors. The tour begins with a video presentation, "The Gift of Mikvah" followed by discussion, questions and answers and grand tour of THE MIKVAH. To schedule a daytime group visit to our Mikvah please email
programs@chabadjewishlife.org.