History - Mikvah of East Denver
[14 years ago] began the planning to build a mikvah
on the east side of Denver.
is seven years old, opening just before Rosh HaShanah
after Rabbi Mordechai Twerski moved from the west of
Denver - to the east side, a committee was formed to
start to build a mikvah to serve the east side Jewish
Community. Rabbi Hoffman and Ted Brandt, started the
fund raising, one of the goals was also to have mikvah
for the men to use on a daily basis.
In the planning stages, it
was discussed - would a 2nd mikvah in Denver hurt the
mikvah on the west side, it was decided that if one
person benefited from the new mikvah it was worth
Half of the budget to
run the mikvah comes from fees and the rest comes from
fund raising programs. It cost approx $46,000 a
year to maintain and operate the mikvah.
The mikvah water is
heated and filtered, there is no chlorine or bromine,
the water is purified by irradiation and hydrogen
the mikvah is made up of a rabbinic council made up of
three Orthodox Rabbis,
Rabbi Daniel Alter,
Rabbi Yaakov Meyer.