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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Join us for Making Waves on May 29, 2019

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 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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Memories Are Strange

by Leeza Negelev, Associate Director of Education Memories are strange. They vanish and reappear in unpredictable ways. Sometimes their natural habitat is our solitary and unconscious mind; other times, a shared moment with a friend.  We tend to memories in our dreams, in an unexpected wave of nostalgia, and at the dinner table. As Jews, […]

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