Category Archives: Leeann Simons

Because I Can

by Leeann Simons, Mikveh Guide Ten years ago, I became a member of Mayyim Hayyim. At my friend’s invitation, I agreed to go on a tour of this new place. As soon as I walked in the door, I decided: … Continue reading

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Reflections on Hillel, the High Holidays, and (not) Hoping

by Leah Wittenberg, Mayyim Hayyim Intern Last Monday, I woke up startled, breathing quickly and heavily.  I had just experienced the oddest nightmare: Tufts Hillel was being shut down. I couldn’t tell you the exact reason why Hillel was closing, but … Continue reading

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It’s Not That Different

Leeann Simons, Mikveh Guide From the Mayyim Hayyim vaults, written almost 9 years ago. Last night I had the privilege of being part of one woman’s healing ritual. She had been sexually assaulted by a former “good” friend, and was coming … Continue reading

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