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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Get Involved

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

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Gallery Event: Coming Full Circle

Frann Addison creates one-of-a-kind Judaica in pewter, copper, and brass, often incorporating antique elements and found objects. Join Frann on Wednesday, November 13 at 6 PM as she shares her story, “Coming Full Circle.” Learn how Frann began her artistic journey, the evolution of her creative process, and how she came to create her unique Judaica. Please RSVP for this event.

You can also come by Mayyim Hayyim on November 13th and 14th to view and purchase Frann’s Judaica (no RSVP necessary).

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I became a cancer survivor at the mikveh

by Rachel Hillman I first immersed at Mayyim Hayyim in September 2019, but my relationship with the mikveh in Newton began in Washington, DC five years earlier. I want you to understand how your support for Mayyim Hayyim touches lives far beyond Boston. I was 28 years old and undergoing treatment for breast cancer. After seven […]

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