by Lisa Berman, Mikveh and Education Director On May 30, we at Mayyim Hayyim launched our newest resource: Fertility Journeys: A Jewish Healing Guide. This book, lovingly created and compiled by Dalia Davis of Uprooted: The Jewish Communal Response to Fertility Journeys, provides readers a wealth of texts, meditations, stories, and exercises – all from […]
by Lisa Berman, Mikveh and Education Director Mayyim Hayyim is no stranger to fertility. As mikva’ot have for hundreds of years, we are a touchpoint for individuals at all different moments on their journeys to building a family. We feel fortunate to offer both a reflective space during times of joy and, when needed, a refuge for […]
In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week, we are reminded of Carrie’s brave decision to help a Jewish couple begin their family by becoming a gestational surrogate. Enjoy a glimpse into her journey and keep your eyes open for Mayyim Hayyim’s Fertility Journeys: A Jewish Healing Guide – coming soon! By Carrie Bornstein, Executive Director Life […]
By Sherri Goldman, Administrative Director at Mayyim Hayyim I didn’t even realize I was crying. I was in temple during High Holy Day services years ago, listening to the Rosh Hashanah Torah portion of Sarah’s pain and anguish about not being able to get pregnant-the lament of a barren woman. Then came the Haftorah portion […]
By Rabbi Gail Diamond A recent visit from Aliza Kline of Mayyim Hayyim to the Conservative Yeshiva in Israel brought up a kind of intense and weird nostalgia and homesickness in me. When Aliza arrived at my work, she called to ask about parking. I said I’d meet her outside and when I got there, […]
Please check out this wonderful blog entry over at JFCS by Kate Weldon LeBlanc, which speaks about the heartfelt graphic novel by Mayyim Hayyim’s latest exhibitor, Phoebe Potts. We invite everyone to visit Phoebe’s and Hilary Price’s wonderful art exhibit Drawn from Life, now on display at the Mayyim Hayyim gallery from February 1 – […]
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