The Erotic Mikva

by Jay Michaelson From the Archives Ashé Journal, Vol 5, Issue 1, 66-83, Winter/Spring 2006. According to the second-century Alphabet of Ben Sira, the mystic who gives the text its name was conceived when the prophet Jeremiah’s daughter bathed in a mikva in which her father had ejaculated earlier that day.  Ben Sira was thus a child of […]