Monthly Archives: October 2010

Gathering the Waters- Gathering Our Stories

Aliza Kline, Mayyim Hayyim Executive Director, shares her thoughts on our recent Gathering the Waters International Mikveh Conference. Last week 275 people from all over the place – 22 states and Israel – descended on Boston for an intensive, engaging … Continue reading

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More Conference Feedback

We encourage everyone to check out The Energizer Rabbi’s post about the Gathering the Waters Conference to learn some more about the participant experience, the sessions and the dialogue that developed. Thanks, Energizer Rabbi- you helped lead an amazing session!

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Guest Post: What if?

Rabba Sara Hurwitz shares her thoughts on the meaning of mikveh and the Gathering the Waters International Mikveh Conference. Rabba Hurwitz is a member of the Rabbinic Staff at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale and the Dean of Yeshivat Maharat. … Continue reading

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The Dialogue Continues!

We want to give a special shout-out to the Velveteen Rabbi and Frume Sarah, who have such wonderful things to say about the opening day of the Gathering the Waters conference! We’re so glad you were able to attend, and … Continue reading

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Amazing Neighbors

Our wonderful neighbor, Rabbi Ben Shalva of Temple Reyyim, tells a wonderful story of his experiences with mikveh, immersion, and Mayyim Hayyim in his blog post, Amazing Neighbors. We are so touched, Ben, and so lucky to share a parking lot … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Adult Learning and Clearing the Clutter

Joseph Reimer is the Director of the Institute for Informal Jewish Education and an Associate Professor and former Director of the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University. He will co-facilitate a panel on mikveh education next week at … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A Mikveh for Everybody

Andrea Jacobs, Director of Education for Keshet, shares her thoughts on inclusive mikveh usage in her guest post. Andrea will be co-facilitating a panel on inclusion at our Gathering the Waters International Mikveh Conference. By traditional standards, I’m an unusual … Continue reading

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