Monthly Archives: June 2016

Preparing for High School

by Eytan Weiner Due to the fact that I am a 14 year old boy going into high school, every decision affects my social status. Regardless of how big or small a choice I make, “life changing” things can happen, … Continue reading

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They Grow Up So Fast

by Lori Kramer, Office Manager When I started working at Mayyim Hayyim back in November, all four of my children asked a lot of questions about what we do here and how the immersion process works. Since my kids are … Continue reading

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My Red Sea

by Esther Sadie Brandon In so many ways, water is our medium for transition and change. Immersing in the mikveh at Mayyim Hayyim was my medium to mark the transition from being in treatment to healing. I am now a breast … Continue reading

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Everything Always Comes Back Around

by Rachel Eisen, Director of Annual Giving Some people think that life is linear, always moving forward in one direction. But I’d like to disagree. In this past year, life hasn’t felt linear at all. Almost a full year ago, … Continue reading

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From Tragedy to Transcendence

by Leah Robbins, Administrative and Marketing Assistant When I walked into my first day on staff at Mayyim Hayyim yesterday, I had tucked away the pain of this weekend’s horrific events that have been weighing so heavily on me. As … Continue reading

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A Mikveh in Tasmania

by Sofya Tamarkin My husband and I are eager travelers of far and remote places of world. Thus, we embarked on the cruise that started in Sidney, Australia and went to Tasmania and New Zealand. Just a few months before … Continue reading

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Shaking at Sinai: Then and Now

by Leeza Negelev, Associate Director of Education Receiving the Torah was terrifying. Mount Sinai trembled and the ram’s horn blared. Thunder and lightning erupted again and again, while smoke billowed out of the mountain like a kiln. I can’t help … Continue reading

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