Category Archives: Potpourri

My Turn at the Mikveh

by Leah Robbins, Administrative and Marketing Assistant I was fortunate enough to join the Mayyim Hayyim staff in June of 2016, and it has since been a working girl’s dream in every sense of the word. This team, the work, … Continue reading

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Back to the Mikveh

by Amber Caulkins, Director of Ride Tide I was recently asked by my alma mater to participate in a panel discussion on working in the nonprofit field as part of their annual career day. For the last week I have … Continue reading

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I Took the Mikveh for Granted

by Rachel Eisen, Director of Annual Giving This is a story about silver linings. This story begins two years ago, immersing at Mayyim Hayyim for Rosh Hashanah – my first ever immersion. It was wondrous, and my heart felt open. … Continue reading

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Reflecting on a Year of Transition

by Dalia Krusner, Mayyim Hayyim Intern This fall marks a year since I arrived in Boston. In late August of 2016, I packed up my life in Toronto and drove southeast for 9 hours to begin graduate school. I was … Continue reading

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Valuing your Visit

by Lori Kramer, Office Manager One of my responsibilities at Mayyim Hayyim is to print immersion forms. Every day. These are the forms your wonderful, volunteer Mikveh Guide or our amazing staff ask you to either fill out or double … Continue reading

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A Rare Treat to Toivel

by Karen Abraham, Mikveh Guide “A guest is coming to toivel.” “Toivel?” “To make new dishes ready for use. Take a look in the file drawer for more information.” I quickly set down the phone and opened the drawer. I … 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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