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Videos

Mayyim Hayyim Community Mikveh is open and accessible to everyone in the Jewish community - regardless of cognitive or physical challenges. This short video tells stories of people who have used the mikveh and their experiences.

Open Waters: Mikveh for Everybody - May 2015

This video, funded by the Combined Jewish Philanthropies, features an innovative Jewish learning program held at Temple Shir Tikvah in Winchester, MA, whereby students in certain grades are paired with working committees in the temple. This provides a mixing of generations, a closer community feel and the building of important relationships within the synagogue.

Temple Shir Tikvah Learning Corps - April 2015

Beneath the Surface is a program for pre-Bat Mitzvah girls and their moms facilitated by Mayyim Hayyim Community Mikveh and Education Center in Newton, MA.

Beneath the Surface adds choice, empowerment, and experiential learning to the process of becoming Bat Mitzvah, so that the ritual becomes a point of entry into Jewish life rather than an exit.

Watch mothers and daughters as they learn about and explore this important time in their lives and connect to each other.

Beneath the Surface - March 2013

Combined Jewish Philanthropies is the umbrella organization that raises funds for Jewish organizations throughout the Greater Boston area. This short film featured a few of the projects they had taken on.

CJP - A Case for Giving - September 2013
 
Becoming Jewish: At The Water's Edge - July 2016

This video, funded by the Combined Jewish Philanthropies, features an innovative art program in the religous school of Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, MA.  Students who choose Omanut (art) as their core course, work with Jewish text in connection with creating original art pieces.

Temple Beth Elohim - Omanut Program - May 2016

This short documentary shows the process of a person choosing to convert to Judaism and how Mayyim Hayyim Community Mikveh promotes a thoughtful and warm welcome to new Jews and their families.