Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Sense of Belonging

By Lisa Berman, Mikveh and Education Director On May 29, 2014 at Mayyim Hayyim’s tenth year celebration event, we honored our Director of Education, Lisa Berman, who has taught more than 20,000 visitors to our education center since our opening. … Continue reading

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Yes, Mayim – We Do Need You

The following originally appeared on kveller.com – read the full text here. by Carrie Bornstein It’s been a year since you wrote “Since My Divorce, I’m Missing the Mikveh,” and you know what, Mayim? You and I have a lot in common. OK – … Continue reading

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Mikveh Prayer

by Arlyn Miller This post is the third of a three-part series of poems inspired by our Gathering the Waters International Mikveh Conference in 2010. Begin again. This time in benevolence without violence or betrayal. This time without someone else’s story dragging you … Continue reading

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Immersion

by Arlyn Miller This post is the second of a three-part series of poems inspired by our Gathering the Waters International Mikveh Conference in 2010. As if you didn’t have a body, were all thought and feeling. As if the clumsy feet, … Continue reading

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Why Membership Matters

by Sherri Goldman, Administrative and Finance Director  “Membership at Mayyim Hayyim allows me to focus on myself. My membership allows me to immerse as many times as I want, focusing solely on my kavanah (direction of my heart); I have no … Continue reading

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Gathering the Waters

by Arlyn Miller This post begins a three-part series of poems inspired by our Gathering the Waters International Mikveh Conference in 2010. Approach the water. Bring who you are and what you have lost. In its transparency the water holds … Continue reading

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Reelin’ in the Years

by Walton Clark, Office Assistant Time is the constant relative. 10 years, 7 stops on the green line, 3 snoozes of the alarm clock, 6 family members born; we measure the passing of time in so many ways. We know that it … Continue reading

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