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

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Register now: Fertility Journeys Training

In partnership with Uprooted: A Jewish Communal Response to Fertility Journeys, Mayyim Hayyim presents a training for professionals (clergy, clinicians, and lay leaders) supporting members of the Jewish community on fertility journeys.

This multi-workshop training will take place at Mayyim Hayyim on April 8 from 12:00 – 8:00pm and will include lunch and a light dinner. Contact Lisa Berman, Mikveh & Education Director, with questions.

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The Mikveh’s Waters

by Abbie Yamamoto The practice of mikveh feels nourishing. The way the water hugs and buoys me up just a little feels like the physical embodiment of support. When I enter the mikveh, the water envelops me completely, and gently touches every single part of my body. This feels both intimate and a little invasive. […]

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