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Mayyim Hayyim is a 21st century creation, a mikveh rooted in ancient tradition, reinvented to serve the Jewish community of today

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by Lauren Korn Spring is the season for renewal and new starts. My season of new beginnings started while we were still in fear of having snow days. My name is Lauren, and I have been a stay-at-home mom for the … Continue reading

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Creating the World We Want to See

by Carrie Bornstein Last week, Carrie shared these words as she was honored at Mayyim Hayyim’s spring benefit, Soul/Life/Cycle: My first job interview at Mayyim Hayyim was exactly ten years ago this Thursday; less than 48 hours before Eliana was … Continue reading

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Water Wonders: Family Fun at the Mikveh

by Shira Cohen-Goldberg, Board Member Where are we going, Momma? To a special program, just you and me. What is the program? We are going to learn about water and a special place in our community called Mayyim Hayyim. What … Continue reading

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No Time to Blog – Soul/Life/Cycle is Tonight!

by Lori Kramer, Office Manager It has been a crazy few weeks leading up to our Soul/Life/Cycle event tonight! We are so excited to present the Nachshon award to Elisha and Sam Gechter whose story of healing and immersion has touched … Continue reading

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From the Ghetto to the Mikveh

by Rabbi Mara Young “I didn’t expect this experience to move me as much as it did.” This was the refrain from my fellow travelers as they boarded our bus back to New York. Just a month ago, I had … Continue reading

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Moppa’s Day is Coming

by Faith Soloway, Writer and Producer of Amazon’s “Transparent” I’m so excited for Mother’s Day this year. Not only is May 14, 2017, Mother’s Day and Mayyim Hayyim’s 13th birthday, it’s also a few days before my Moppa’s birthday, which … Continue reading

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Uniting Heaven and Earth: Embodying the Goddess

by Judy Tsafrir MD I came to Mayyim Hayyim to consecrate, by ritual immersion, the ending and beginning of a 30-year astrological cycle, the Progressed New Moon. My wish for this upcoming cycle is to embody the Goddess, to remember and … Continue reading

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