Monthly Archives: August 2017

Pressing Pause on Bat Mitzvah Madness

by Kim Creem This past May was my daughter Lily’s Bat Mitzvah at Temple Emanuel in Newton, where we have been members for over 15 years. She had been at Temple Emanuel for both preschool and Hebrew school and was … Continue reading

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How the Work Has Changed

by Lori Kramer, Office Manager One of my favorite things to do in the entire world is throw things away. I love the feeling of paring my life down to the things I really need – not just saving things … Continue reading

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My Miracle Mikveh

Posted with permission from Skip Palter, after a visit to Mayyim Hayyim to mark the completion of a mourning period for his wife, Ann. Hi Carrie, I am writing to share with you that I believe I experienced a miracle … Continue reading

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Clear Water, Clear Thinking

Reposted with permission from Fresh Ideas from HBI: The Hadassah Brandeis Institute Blog by Elana Luban When I first heard about the annual Gilda Slifka summer intern’s trip to Mayyim Hayyim, I wasn’t quite sure what could be groundbreaking or … Continue reading

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