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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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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COVID-19 Update

Mayyim Hayyim is closed for immersions at this time.

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NEW – Online Learning with Joy Ladin

April 23 at 2 PM ET 
Who are we becoming? Our identities are an ever changing story that shifts over time. Jewish rituals, like mikveh, offer a way to affirm who we are on that journey. As we struggle to make sense of the world around us in these uncertain times, what is the impact on our individual identity? Join the Rising Tide Open Waters Mikveh Network and widely-published essayist and poet, literary scholar, professor, and nationally-recognized speaker on transgender issues, Joy Ladin, Ph.D., for a discussion on the way identities are formed and explore how mikveh can be a place for becoming who we are.

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The Watershed Project

The Watershed Project is a trans-informed, gender-inclusive ritual for people who are transgender, nonbinary, or gender-questioning and who self-identify as Jewish, to any extent. The program’s goal is to expand understanding of the mikveh ritual in order for participants to experience the renewing, transformative benefits of immersion in a way that respects the integrity of identities that have been historically excluded from the tradition.

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Mikveh in the Time of Coronavirus

by Rosa Blumenfeld I am the daughter of a mother who was born during La Violencia, the Colombian civil war so bloody it was simply called ‘The Violence,’ and a father who survived the Holocaust as a 25 year old in 1939. I know what it is to be raised to be on constant alert […]

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