Do you believe that mikveh should be inclusive, accessible, and meaningful to everyone in the Jewish community? You belong in this movement, and we hope you’ll join us as a new member of the Rising Tide Network. We offer memberships for communities and for individuals. Please see below for information about our various membership categories, and sign up! If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

Community Memberships

Community Membership benefits include: 

  • Exclusive professional development opportunities, including webinars and trainings (virtual and in-person) with leaders and visionaries in the field of open mikveh  
  • Access to…
    • the Rising Tide Resource Portal, with 500+ exclusive resources including financial, educational, ritual, organizational, and other resources
    • a private Facebook group and a moderated members-only listserv  
  • Visibility through the Rising Tide member directory, blog, social media, and Network-wide fundraising campaigns 
  • One-on-one consulting support from the Director of Rising Tide 
  • Discounted rates to our annual Rising Tide Gathering  
  • Discounted rates to Rising Tide intensive programs (Seven Steps Online Mikveh Guide Training and Mikveh Starter Toolkit) 
  • 10% discount to the Mayyim Hayyim Shop on Ceremonies, Curricula, and Trainings

Become a member or renew

All membership benefits are available for up to five people (such as your mikveh’s staff members, volunteers, or board members) as part of an Established, Emerging or Aspiring Mikveh Membership

Community Membership Levels & Fees:

Established Mikveh: Your community is currently operating a mikveh
  • If your mikveh budget is at or over $50,000 – $450 annually 
  • If your mikveh budget is less than $50,000 – $340 annually 
  • Flowing Waters Sustaining Member – $600 annually
    • In addition to your membership, fuel the growth of the open mikveh movement. Your support will ripple out to make Rising Tide programs more impactful and accessible. Your organization will be featured as a Flowing Waters Sustaining Member on the Member Directory. 

Membership fees support the vital infrastructure and offerings of the Rising Tide Network. If cost is a major barrier to your community’s membership, please email the Rising Tide Senior Director to access a need-based sliding scale. 

Individual Memberships

Individual Membership benefits include: 

  • Ongoing learning opportunities (frequent virtual sessions) to build skills and knowledge 
  • Access to the online Resource Portal (includes immersion ceremonies and other guiding resources) 
  • Access to a private Facebook Group for Rising Tide members 
  • Discounted rates to our annual Rising Tide Gathering 
  • Discounted rates to Rising Tide’s Seven Steps Online Mikveh Guide Training Course 

Become a member or renew

Individual Membership Levels:

Mikveh Guide: You are a future, current, or former Mikveh Guide, facilitating Jewish ritual water immersion for others

Mikveh Guides support people as they mark meaningful transitions in life, guiding them through the ritual of immersion and helping make mikveh accessible to Jews of all denominations, ages, races, gender identities, and abilities.

The Rising Tide Mikveh Guide Membership supports Mikveh Guides in their ongoing learning and skill development, and offers a community where members can ask questions, share resources, and gain support. Mikveh Guide Members gain exclusive access to a Mikveh Guide-specific Online Resource Portal, a private Facebook group for Mikveh Guides around the world, and free quarterly webinars and workshops for Mikveh Guides.

Financial aid is available for individual memberships. If cost is a major barrier to your participation, please email the Rising Tide Director for access to a sliding scale beginning at $0. 

Looking for information about educational partnerships or Boston-based memberships? Find information about local organizational memberships here, and local mikveh memberships here.