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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Gail Kazin Guiding

Apply to be a volunteer mikveh guide

Apply to become a volunteer Mikveh Guide and learn to be a confident and compassionate presence for individuals marking major life transitions. Jews of Color, Sephardim, Mizrahim, transgender, and nonbinary Jews are especially encouraged to apply.

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Now in the Gallery: Family Values

Exploring themes of memory and narrative, Rhoda Rosenberg’s prints and Caron Tabb’s multimedia works use a variety of textures and techniques to explore the emotional landscape of family. Join us for our June open hours on June 26 from 3 – 6 PM, or make an appointment to view the show by emailing


Surprise and Wonder in Beneath the Surface

by Janis Knight, Director of the Center for Jewish Education, Congregation Shirat Hayam Thanks to support from CJP and the Jim Joseph Foundation, Mayyim Hayyim shared the curriculum and funding to run Beneath the Surface, our highly successful program for Bat Mitzvah girls and their mothers, with communities in the greater Boston area, including Congregation […]

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