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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Rising Tide Summer Gathering – Join us!

August 13-August 15
Pearlstone Center, MD

Get your seat at the table to shape the future of mikveh!  Build community and gain practical knowledge, tools, and resources for running a mikveh, supporting staff, fundraising, marketing, and so much more. Registration deadline July 13; early bird rates end July 1.

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NEW! Fertility Journeys: A Jewish Healing Guide

For individuals and their partners facing fertility challenges

Structured around the narratives of five biblical women, Fertility Journeys explores various topics through personal stories, texts, prayers, guided imagery, rituals, and opportunities for personal reflection.

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NEW in the Gallery: Creation and Creativity

Mixed-media painting and collage by Paula Brody

Paula Brody’s deep connection to the beauty of the natural world will fill the Mayyim Hayyim Gallery with joyful and spontaneous works full of color and movement.

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At Your Service

By Carole Greenfield, Mikveh Guide The other day, on my way to yoga class, and again the next morning, I saw a woman playing a piano. Outside. I watched her work the pedals and press the keys, her fingers moving confidently. She didn’t look up. I didn’t interrupt her. I have seen one or two other […]

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