Art Gallery and Education Center

Art Gallery and Education Center, B'nai Mitzvah, Jewish Community, Youth

Surprise and Wonder in Beneath the Surface

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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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Family Values at Mayyim Hayyim

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by Caron Tabb I am honored and humbled to be showing my work at the Gallery @ Mayyim Hayyim along with Rhoda Rosenberg, whose prints I have admired for a long time: the deep family connections she conveys in her work are touching and beautiful. During visits to our respective studios, members of the art committee – […]

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Why use Mayyim Hayyim’s curricula?

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Mayyim Hayyim offers thoughtful and innovative Jewish programming for people of all ages, including b’nai mitzvah students, engaged and recently married couples, new Jews, and others. We can provide you with comprehensive curricula that include everything you need: handouts, activities, discussion questions, supply lists, and more. Whether you’re a lay leader interested in bringing new […]

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What is an Art Gallery Doing in a Mikveh?

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by Anita Diamant, Founding President Mayyim Hayyim is a mikveh where the ancient ritual of immersion is open for use by everybody in the Jewish community, and where all of us—including friends, family and guests of all backgrounds—are welcome to explore and learn about Jewish life. Visitors are often surprised to find that there’s a […]

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Art Gallery and Education Center, Marriage and Relationships

Lessons from Beyond the Huppah: An In-Depth Review

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Originally posted January 2017 by Sarah Bolts and Michael Chernicoff, Beyond the Huppah Participants fall 2015  Sarah: I honestly didn’t know what to expect from a pre-marriage class. I grew up in the Orthodox community, where pre-marriage classes came in the form of “kallah (bride) classes” in which a bride would learn about the laws of niddah (regular separation […]

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A View from Beneath the Surface

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Originally posted February 12, 2014 by Hope Suttin Late last year, my youngest daughter, Liana, and I spent three Sunday afternoons at Mayyim Hayyim participating in their Beneath the Surface class for bat mitzvah girls and their mothers. We joined on a friend’s recommendation and had no expectations. I had attended several fundraisers for Mayyim Hayyim over […]

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Art Gallery and Education Center, Jewish Community, Shabbat and Holidays

New Year, New Exhibit, New Partnership

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by Rachel Eisen, Director of Development It’s always an exciting day when a new exhibit goes up in the Gallery @ Mayyim Hayyim. Since Mayyim Hayyim opened, our commitment to hiddur mitzvah, beautifying ritual life, has extended beyond the spa-like architecture and design of our mikveh pools and building. The principle of hiddur mitzvah dates […]

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Art Gallery and Education Center, Mikveh Guides

The Mikveh Guide Impact

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by Lisa Berman, Mikveh and Education Director Mayyim Hayyim’s Mikveh Guides are the face of our organization. They are solely responsible for the in-person experience of those who come to immerse. Entrusted with this sacred task, they rise to the occasion each day, shepherding guests through their visits beautifully. Each one is a volunteer — […]

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  • COVID-19 Update

    At this time Mayyim Hayyim is open for immersions and has made a number of adjustments to our regular procedures. Our education center and art gallery are temporarily closed to minimize traffic and possible exposure in order to create the safest possible environment for those who wish to immerse. See here for more information about using the mikveh during this time.