Past Events

Knocking at our Hearts

Mayyim Hayyim and leading voice in Jewish music, Joey Weisenberg, invite you to the 4th annual Knocking at Our Hearts. Prepare your whole self – body and soul – for the High Holidays with the transcendental power of the niggun (wordless melody). Enjoy a community-wide song-learning workshop, space for reflection and teshuva (return, repentance), and […]

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Embodied Spiritual Practice with Rabbi Dr. Jay Michaelson

Join us for Rising Tide’s first-ever webinar with renown author, professor, and LGBTQ+ activist Rabbi Dr. Jay Michaelson to explore embodied Jewish practice and marking transition at the mikveh. We will send all registrants the link to participate prior to the webinar. Register here

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To the Letter: Aleph – Z: Opening Reception & Artist Talk

The Gallery @ Mayyim Hayyim is proud to present: To the Letter: Aleph – Z Works by Ariel Burger & Matthew Carter The people of the book are also the people of the alphabets. From the very first scroll, Hebrew letters have been a source of scholarship, debate, and creativity. Roman letters have given shape […]

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Women’s Voices Women’s Wisdom

Join us for text-based learning and discussion with Rabbi Beth Naditch. No Hebrew knowledge required. This monthly lunch-time session focuses on how our wisdom as modern women informs our understanding of traditional texts and the experience of women in Jewish tradition. About Rabbi Beth Naditch Rabbi Beth Naditch was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary […]

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Beneath The Surface

Beneath the Surface – Fall 2018

Explore… the special moments and rituals that bind us together as individuals and families Learn… about Jewish rituals that help us give special meaning to our lives Share… your hopes and dreams for each other and for your relationships Create… your own personal ritual to celebrate this important moment together as mother and daughter Beneath […]

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Beyond the Huppah

Creating the Jewish Marriage You Want Join us for Mayyim Hayyim’s five-session seminar for partnered, engaged, and recently married couples that will provide tools to solidify a strong relationship and explore different ways of creating a Jewish home. LGBTQ+ and interfaith couples welcome. Discussion Topics Include Communication and Coupledom How do we argue productively? How do […]

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Niddah and Queer Experience

For many queer and trans folks, talking about our bodies can be complicated; even more so in the framework of Jewish practices around menstruation. Join us for study and conversation about niddah (the practice of abstaining from sexual intimacy around the time of menstruation) within the context of queer relationships and bodies. We’ll talk about […]

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Texture and Line: Opening Reception and Artist Talk

The Gallery @ Mayyim Hayyim is proud to present: Texture and Line Works by Adrienne Shishko and Carol Baum Painted canvas that appears three-dimensional. “Paintings” woven out of fabric scraps. Different in many ways, Carol Baum’s paintings and Adrienne Shishko’s fabrications ask your eye to “feel” what you’re seeing. Adrienne Shishko works primarily with recycled materials in […]

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Now What: A Post-Conversion Program for New Jews

Your conversion class was just the beginning. These five sessions will deepen your understanding of Shabbat, tzedakah (righteous giving), keeping kosher, Jewish prayer, and more. Explore Jewish practices through experiential learning in an open and welcoming environment. Enjoy learning alongside those who have been on a similar path. Partners are encouraged to register. Though the […]

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Fertility Journeys: A Training for Clinicians, Clergy, and Lay Leaders

In partnership with Uprooted: A Jewish Communal Response to Fertility Journeys, Mayyim Hayyim presents a training for professionals and lay leaders supporting members of the Jewish community on fertility journeys. Uprooted’s successful workshop series, Holding Hannah’s Hand, offers valuable knowledge and skills from experts in the fields of mental health, pastoral counseling, and reproductive health. […]

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Beneath the Surface – Spring 2019

Explore… the special moments and rituals that bind us together as individuals and families Learn… about Jewish rituals that help us give special meaning to our lives Share… your hopes and dreams for each other and for your relationships Create… your own personal ritual to celebrate this important moment together as mother and daughter Beneath […]

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Becoming Jewish

Are you considering conversion, in the process, or newly Jewish? This workshop focuses on the process of conversion to Judaism and relating to one’s family and community with a new religious identity. Offered at no charge, advance registration is required. Cosponsored by Reform Jewish Outreach Boston

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