Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Water is Wide

by Sheila Goldberg, Member of Mayyim Hayyim’s Education Advisory Committee   At a meeting last year of the Education Advisory Committee for Mayyim Hayyim, we talked about ways to bring people in to learn about both Mayyim Hayyim and the … Continue reading

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Invited to the Party

by Leah Hart Tennen, Mikveh Center Director Before I started working at Mayyim Hayyim, I was trained as a Mikveh Guide and Educator (Cohort 6, baby!).  Although I enjoy my “day job”, there’s a part of me that misses what … Continue reading

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A Buried Treasure in Ubeda Spain

by Debbie Issokson, Mikveh Guide I recently returned from a trip to Spain, a country filled with Jewish history, most of it buried, hidden or wiped out of sight since the Spanish Inquisition of the 1400’s.  Ubeda was one of … Continue reading

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How Mayyim Hayyim is Like China

by Sherri Goldman, Administrative and Finance Director This past April my son went to China to play jazz with his high school’s jazz band. The school year began with the exciting news of a musical cultural exchange in China. Then … Continue reading

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The Strangest of Places

by Jim Billings, Mikveh Guide Do you ever wonder where life might be taking you? Life’s journeys are usually full of ups and downs, twists and turns and paths unexpected, and sometimes we end up in the strangest of places. … Continue reading

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Young Jewish Leaders from London Visit Mayyim Hayyim

by Jody Comins, Development Coordinator While I love my job as Development and Events Coordinator here at Mayyim Hayyim, I have a side gig that I’m just as passionate about: working as an Independent Consultant for the Adam Science Young … Continue reading

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Teach Everyone

by Anita Diamant, Mayyim Hayyim Founding President This post was originally featured on Anita’s personal blog Thinking Out Loud Today, I was given two great honors by Hebrew College in Newton, MA: awarded an honorary doctorate and asked to address … Continue reading

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