Monthly Archives: August 2011

Coming Home

By Rick and Sarah Perron If someone had told us seven years ago that we would one day make the decision to become Jews, we would have been doubtful, to say the least. However, on 26 Sivan, 5771 (June 28th, … Continue reading

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Destination Mikveh

Written by Amy Chartock I like to imagine the day when I open The New York Times Travel section and find Boston as the featured destination, listing a visit to Mayyim Hayyim as one of the “must sees” on their … Continue reading

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From Knowledge to Meaning

Written by Angel The path that led me to the mikveh at Mayyim Hayyim and to finally become Jewish was distinctly the “road less travelled.” My best friend and love of my life was born Jewish. My daughter and I … Continue reading

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No More Learner’s Permit

Written by Carrie Bornstein I remember the first time I ever drove by myself. As soon as I got my license, the deal was that if I drove my father to the train station, I could use the car for … Continue reading

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‘Summertime’ at the Mikveh

Written by David Levy For theater lovers, there’s only one place to be tonight: the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, where the American Repertory Theater will begin previews for their new version of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess. Although tonight … Continue reading

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Liminal Moments

Written by Aliza Kline In just a little over a week my family and I will embark on a big adventure – a 10-month sabbatical in Israel. This will be the year that we look back on; the myth that … Continue reading

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The Dream that Never Vanished

Written by Rabbi Margaret Frisch Klein What does mikveh have to do with becoming a rabbi? Even before Mayyim Hayyim existed, I had explored mikveh. After spending one Omer soul searching, I gathered some very close friends at Freeman Lake … Continue reading

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