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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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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Only a few spots left for Now What

This five-session course is designed to deepen one’s understanding of topics such as, Shabbat, tzedakah (righteous giving), keeping kosher, Jewish prayer, and more. Explore Jewish practices through experiential learning in an open and welcoming environment alongside those who have been on a similar path. Partners are encouraged to register. Though the class is geared toward those who have converted within the last five years, all are welcome. Taught by Rabbi Leslie Gordon. The program will run Tuesday evenings at Mayyim Hayyim, starting April 2.

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Join the Host Committee for Making Waves

Mayyim Hayyim will hold its annual benefit event, “Making Waves,” on May 29, 2019. This year, we will be honoring our dear friends, Judy & Rabbi Josh Elkin and Jen Kaplan & Dr. Susie Tanchel. We invite you to join us on the Host Committee for this special occasion and help us thank Judy, Josh, Jen, and Susie for all they’ve done for Mayyim Hayyim – and our whole community.

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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. Uprooted’s successful workshop series, “Holding Hannah’s Hand”, offers valuable knowledge and skills from experts in the fields of mental health, pastoral counseling, and reproductive health. The training has been enhanced to share Mayyim Hayyim’s mikveh, Jewish communal, and ritual expertise to further support those on a fertility journey.

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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You Know What Happens When You Assume…

by Carrie Bornstein, Executive Director My favorite holiday starts in just a few days. Purim, our most fun, upbeat, and irreverent holiday, is one that I take very seriously. I love creating themed homemade costumes for my family, coordinating the mishloach manot food gifts with our costumes and then eating all the goodies that come […]

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