About the Mikvahs in St. Louis

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About Taharath Israel of St. Louis, the St. Louis Mikvah Association

The St. Louis Mikvah Association, known as Taharath Israel of St. Louis, is an affiliate of the Vaad Hoeir, the United Orthodox Jewish Community of St. Louis. The association maintains two mikvahs for ritual immersion. They are the Sylvia Green Memorial Mikvah located on the Jewish Community Campus at 4 Millstone Campus Drive in Creve Coeur, and the Rebbetzin Nacha Rivkin and Rebbetzin Hinde Zuckerman Memorial Shabbat Mikvah located at Young Israel of St. Louis, 8101 Delmar Blvd. in University City. 

Staff and Attendants

Chana Huber is the Mikvah Coordinator. To schedule an appointment please contact the office.

History

The Sylvia Green Memorial Mikvah, located on the Millstone Campus, was constructed in 1979 with the Halachic guidance of the late Chief Rabbi of St. Louis, Rabbi Menachem Tzvi Eichenstein, of blessed memory. It is owned, operated, and maintained by the Vaad Hoeir, the United Orthodox Jewish Community of St. Louis. The building also houses the administrative offices of the Vaad Hoeir.


The Rivkin-Zuckerman Mikvah was constructed in the early 1990's at the same time as the Young Israel synagogue, with the Halachic direction of the late Chief Rabbi of the Vaad Hoeir, Rabbi Sholom Rivkin, of blessed memory.

Halachic Oversight

The ongoing Halachic integrity of the Mikvahs is overseen by the Rabbanim Achraim of the Vaad Hoeir, Rabbi Menachem Greenblatt and Rabbi Yosef Landa. The Executive Director of the Vaad Hoeir, Rabbi Zvi Zuravin, oversees the building’s security.