Mayyim Hayyim is a 21st century creation, a mikveh rooted in ancient tradition, reinvented to serve the Jewish community of today.
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Mayyim Hayyim is Hiring
Mayyim Hayyim is hiring for a Program Manager for Immersions and Education. This position manages the essential programmatic components of Mayyim Hayyim by ensuring that all immersions are facilitated with dignity, respect, and modesty, and that education programs are facilitated to the highest standards.
Mayyim Hayyim has been working hard to reopen our doors in the safest way possible, and we look forward to welcoming you. The safety of our community is our top priority and with that in mind, we share these upgrades and new procedures, developed in partnership with infectious disease and legal experts.
Mikveh to Go
What are alternatives when immersing in a traditional mikveh isn’t possible? How can you create a meaningful immersion experience at home or in a natural body of water?
In this webinar hosted by Rising Tide you’ll learn about the Jewish legal thinking behind the use of a bathtub or shower in extenuating circumstances, and explore ways to enhance the at-home immersion ritual with Lisa Berman, Director of Mikveh and Education at Mayyim Hayyim, Naomi Malka from Adas Israel Community Mikvah, and Leah Bieler, MA in Talmud and Rabbinics.
Living in the Waters of COVID-19
How can rituals help and hold you during uncertainty, questions, and fear? How can you develop our own rituals for this purpose? How can you incorporate water into your rituals in the absence of mikveh? This webinar explores the role of water in Jewish life, rituals in your own life, and tools to create your own water rituals that can be done in the safety and sanctity of your own home.
Testing the Waters
by Shanna Shulman I was there to test the water… or rather, to test the new policies and procedures Mayyim Hayyim had developed to reduce the risk of COVID transmission. Mayyim Hayyim had made the difficult decision to close the mikveh last April when transmission levels were rising in our area. The staff and board […]Continue Reading