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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Beyond the Huppah – Registration Now Open

Join us for Mayyim Hayyim’s five-session seminar for engaged and recently married couples that will provide tools to solidify a strong partnership and explore different ways of creating a Jewish home. LGBTQ+ and interfaith couples welcome. Begins January 31.

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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: To the Letter

Works by Ariel Burger and Matthew Carter

To The Letter celebrates both Roman and Hebrew writing through the works of artist/educator Ariel Burger and designer/artist, Matthew Carter.

The gallery is open by appointment. Please email or call 617-244-1836, ext. 211.

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Why I Can’t Wait for May 29

By Rachel Eisen, Director of Development When people ask me why I love working at Mayyim Hayyim, my answer can vary from day to day. Sometimes I’ll tell a story about someone who needed healing. Sometimes I’ll tell the story about getting to witness my best friend’s bridal immersion. Or I’ll tell a story about […]

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