Monthly Archives: July 2017

Returning to Mikveh

by Phyllis Hirth Here’s my timeline, short and sweet: I was born in Connecticut, raised as a Catholic, moved to New York after college, met my husband, and married into a Conservative Jewish family. My first experience with mikveh was during … Continue reading

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Makeshift Mikveh-Poetry

by Leah Robbins, Administrative and Marketing Assistant A few months ago, I attended a women’s Rosh Chodesh (new moon) gathering at the Moishe Kavod House. After discussing the themes of the month and checking in with one another about our … Continue reading

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My Budding Feminist

by Leah Bieler All four of my kids inherited things from me: some good, and some bad. And since I tend to be a bit strong-willed – some might even say stubborn – it’s no surprise that trait got passed … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of What’s to Come

by Carrie Bornstein, Executive Director When Mayyim Hayyim was born in 2001, the world was a very different place. The internet certainly was, too. Most Americans, in fact, didn’t even have internet access and if they did, they connected via … Continue reading

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Off the Deep End – Revisited

Originally posted on February 1, 2017. In honor of the recent launch of “Now What?,” Mayyim Hayyim’s newly-available post-conversion curriculum for new Jews and their partners, we wanted once again to share this reflection from Cantor Treitman on the next … Continue reading

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The Summer Whirlwind

by Lori Kramer, Office Manager Just when I think I have a handle on the logistics of my big family… the school year ends and summer begins. We have to take stock and make sure everyone is getting everywhere they … Continue reading

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