Monthly Archives: August 2012

An Important Connection

By Ron and Brian Olshansky-Lucero Mayyim Hayyim has been an important part of our lives for the last two years. Our connection to Mayyim Hayyim began with Ron’s beit din and immersion for his conversion. We were very blessed that … Continue reading

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Nothing Spectacular

By Nina Cecily Stewart, Mayyim Hayyim Administrative Assistant  I first realized I loved Mayyim Hayyim when, after my first week on the job, I called my dad and spent five minutes waxing rhapsodic about calling mikveh guides, scheduling appointments, and … Continue reading

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Ad Me’ah V’Esrim! (Until 120!): Reflections on reaching the 1st Birthday of Libi Eir Awakened Heart Community Mikveh at Beth Meyer Synagogue

By Rabbi Jenny Solomon Shehehiyanu, v’kiyamanu, v’higiyanu lazman ha’zeh!  (Thank you, God, for giving us life, sustaining us, and enabling us to reach this day!)  It is almost unfathomable to me that just a year ago we opened our doors … Continue reading

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Growing Up Without Starting Over

By Carrie Bornstein, Executive Director  Outgoing voicemail message re-recorded: check. Email signature reflecting new title: check. Business cards, name tag: check, check. Facebook status updated for first day on the job… now it must be real. The number one question … Continue reading

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Dreaming of the Mikveh

By Hannah White I have long dreamt of my first dip in the mikveh. When I interned at Mayyim Hayyim a few years ago, I often found myself pausing in the midst of a project to listen to the joyful … Continue reading

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It’s Never Been “Just” About Mikveh…

by Aliza Kline, Mayyim Hayyim’s Founding Executive Director So… my last blog post as executive director of Mayyim Hayyim.  I feel as though I have been treading water for the past few weeks, just keeping my head high enough to … Continue reading

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What Saved My Life

By Rabbi Margaret Frisch-Klein Mayyim Hayyim saved my life. That is not hyperbole. Mikveh was not unknown to me. I love the water and it is a medium that spoke to me. Before Mayyim Hayyim was even thought of, based … Continue reading

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