Russian bath


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Russian bath

[rush′ən]
a hot steam bath followed by a cold plunge. Also called sauna bath.
A type of sweat bath, in which a person is exposed for 10-20 minutes to high temperatures and high humidity followed by washing
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70) The Russian bath at 9 Essex Street, operated by the Bader family from around 1927 to 1947, also contained a mikvah.
The Russian bath was heated by a tall, stone-built oven, and it had three tiers of benches.
In conjunction with this move, Yitzhak Natelson opened a second mikvah, combined with a Russian bath, at 5 Allen Street.
Foont's parents owned Russian baths on East Seventh Street, then known as Sheriff Street; her uncle owned a Russian bath on [East| Tenth Street.
The archaeological excavation of a mikvah in the 5 Allen Street Russian baths and its interpretation in light of contemporary records and oral histories provides important new data regarding the social and architectural context of ritual immersion at a key point in American Jewish history.
Despite what feels at times like an impossible system, theater artists are digging in their heels: They are creating in parks, underneath bridges, on rooftops, in Russian baths, in the backs of trucks, on subway platforms, in parking lots, on the street.
McGregor, who was treated to Russian baths and local entertainment on the trip, said he'd like to visit Russia again.
Constructed from 1903 to 1906 for the poor inhabitants of Manchester, the building boasts three ornate pools, 64 wash baths and Turkish and Russian baths.
The baths included Turkish and Russian baths as well as slipper baths, a shampooing room and a cooling room.
The baths included the very exotic-sounding Turk-Turk ish and Russian baths as well as slipper baths, a shampooing room and a cooling room.
In 1930, the older structures were demolished and re-built as the modern site, which contained swimming pools and Turkish and Russian baths.
There were Harrogate Sulphur Baths, Droitwich Brine Baths, Turkish and Russian Baths, Electric Baths (take care with this one) and Lamp Baths.

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