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This means that a motor vehicle is not used on Shabbat, that cheese is eaten only with kosher supervision, that a woman uses the mikveh every month, and much much more.
According to the Code of Jewish Law, there are three requirements for a valid conversion: 1) Mikveh – All converts must immerse in the Mikveh – a ritual bath linked to a reservoir of rain water.
2) Milah – Male converts must undergo circumcision by a qualified "Mohel." If he was previously circumcised by a doctor, he then undergoes a ritual called "hatafas dam." 3) Mitzvot – This is the clincher.
In 1785, the earliest known Yiddish letter from America was sent from Philadelphia to London.
Yiddish is a colloquial mixture of German and Hebrew, and came to be the spoken language of much of European Jewry. census of 1940, 1.75 million Jews spoke Yiddish at home.