Category Archives: Leadership

I Am a Twin

I am a twin. From the point of my conception, I’ve always had company. That can be a good thing – constant companionship – or a bad thing – lack of my own space. This duality plays out in my … Continue reading

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A Dream Mikveh

By Sheri Gurock, Incoming Board President There’s only one dream I can vividly remember having as a child. If I told you it was about the mikveh, would you believe me? It’s true. One day, when I was very young, … Continue reading

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Make a Big Mess and Play with Everything and Other Educational Models

by Deborah Skolnick Einhorn Nine of us crowded around the mikveh.  I sat on the floor with several of my students, while others leaned against the door jamb, squatted by the side of the ‘pool,’ or leaned against a wall. … Continue reading

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Keep Asking Why

by Aliza Kline This is the season for asking questions – often in groups of four (though my father, and my seven year-old daughter will both argue that at the Seder we ask one question and then offer four responses). … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Budgeting by Committee

by Sherri Goldman, Administrative and Finance Director The Mayyim Hayyim 2014 budget is almost approved. We’re almost there, awaiting final approval from our Board of Directors in just a few weeks. I always find this time to be a mix of relief … Continue reading

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We Are All Part of the Problem

by Carrie Bornstein Last week I attended Advancing Women Professionals and the Jewish Community’s “Changing the Future, Now!” conference.  I entered the day feeling confident about our work in promoting gender equality; after all, for twelve years Mayyim Hayyim’s staff, … Continue reading

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Young Jewish Leaders from London Visit Mayyim Hayyim

by Jody Comins, Development Coordinator While I love my job as Development and Events Coordinator here at Mayyim Hayyim, I have a side gig that I’m just as passionate about: working as an Independent Consultant for the Adam Science Young … Continue reading

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