was wondering why they could not have done that in Israel where
Amy Two was 'born' so to speak. Dr. Akiva explained that in Israel there was no
such thing as civil marriage and considering the circumstances of Amy's coming
into existence, the Israeli rabbinate had decided that she could not possibly be
Jewish and therefore could not marry Dr. Akiva who was. At that point Amy
started singing "They wanted me to go to mikvah**, and I said no, no, no!:
*Shem - one of the Hebrew names of God meaning Name.
**mikvah - traditional Jewish cleansing bathhouse, part of the conversion
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