When thinking about the ritual of mikveh, immersion in a Jewish ritual bath, there are many images that may come to mind. We might conjure images of mikveot (plural for mikveh) from hundreds of years ago; images of our great, great grandmothers heading to a dark, dank basement mikveh, or we may think of Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh and Paula Brody & Family Education Center in Newton, MA. This beautiful space encourages men, women, and children to reshape this ancient Jewish ritual in ways that bring transformation and meaning to our lives.

At their recent international conference, “Gathering the Waters,” we were delighted that three JF&CS staff members were invited to present on a variety of topics.

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