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Miriam C. Berkowitz is a Conservative rabbi, educator and writer.
She is known for her traditionalist responsa on the mikveh and Family purity which was accepted by the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards. She is regarded as an expert on the Mikveh within Conservative Judaism.
She is the author of Taking the Plunge: A Practical and Spiritual Guide to the Mikveh, which offers a comprehensive discussion of contemporary issues and new mikveh uses along with traditional reasons for observance, details of how to prepare and what to expect, and how the laws developed.
She has also written a number of articles.
She is married to Rabbi Matthew Berkowitz.
- Rabbi Miriam Berkowitz, Mikveh and the Sanctity of Family Relations, Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, Rabbinical Assembly, December 6, 2006
- Reshaping the Laws of Family Purity for the Modern World
- Liberal Rabbis Calling on Women to Take the Plunge for Ritual Purity
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