Mayyim Hayyim is a 21st century creation, a mikveh rooted in ancient tradition, reinvented to serve the Jewish community of today.


About our mikveh

Learn more about how Mayyim Hayyim has changed the Jewish landscape in Boston and beyond.

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Request an Immersion

We look forward to welcoming you in times of celebration, healing, and transition.

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Education Center

Engaging and inspiring programming for learners of all ages and backgrounds.

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Get Involved

A community mikveh where every voice is welcome, every pair of hands is important, every donation is appreciated.

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Opening Reception in the Gallery: Nigun | Notations on Prayer

Join us Thursday, September 19 at 6 PM for the opening reception of Nigun | Notations on Prayer. A nigun is a melody sung without words. The tune is repeated over and over during worship services and around the Shabbat table, becomes a form of prayer. Printmakers Feltoon, Friedman and Mogavero create visual counterpoints to the nigun through repetition, pattern, and abstraction.

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Gail Kazin Guiding

Apply to be a volunteer mikveh guide

Apply to become a volunteer Mikveh Guide and learn to be a confident and compassionate presence for individuals marking major life transitions. Jews of Color, Sephardim, Mizrahim, transgender, and nonbinary Jews are especially encouraged to apply.

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Now in the Gallery: Family Values

Exploring themes of memory and narrative, Rhoda Rosenberg’s prints and Caron Tabb’s multimedia works use a variety of textures and techniques to explore the emotional landscape of family. Join us for our June open hours on June 26 from 3 – 6 PM, or make an appointment to view the show by emailing


Show Up for the Mikveh, It Will Show Up for You

by Amber Caulkins, Director of the Rising Tide Open Waters Mikveh Network I’ve been to the mikveh for many important moments in my life: for traditional reasons (converting, before my wedding), and other times for reasons like starting a new career or embarking on a move across the country. These experiences were all meaningful in […]

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