There has never been a Mikveh in Champaign. People practicing the Jewish faith would have to drive to another city every month to participate in the tradition. The total cost to build the Mikvah was $250,000.
"Mikveh's are used for many things, when a man marries a wife," says Rabbi Dovid Tiechtel.
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