Reclaiming Mikveh: Pouring Ancient Waters into a Contemporary Vessel
A National Conference
June 4-6, 2006
This historic gathering-the first conference of its kind-focuses on a remarkable phenomenon in contemporary Jewish life: the growing number of Jewish men and women who are finding deep meaning in the ancient wellspring of mikveh. Reclaiming Mikveh brings together clergy, educators, academics and Jewish leadership from across the country in a revolutionary exploration on immersion as a source of spiritual renewal and understanding. Nationally renowned keynote speakers, workshop leaders and leading thinkers will gather for a lively, in-depth examination of mikveh and its possibilities, including new uses and rituals. Pre-conference highlights include a seminar on "The Seven Steps for Creating a New Sacred Space in Your Community" and a special evening performance of The Mikveh Monologues, a moving theatrical piece by Anita Diamant and Janet Buchwald with original music. Each conference registrant will receive a complimentary "Immersion Gift Certificate" for use at Boston's Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh and Education Center.
This groundbreaking conference is presented by the Outreach Training Institute, a program of the Union for Reform Judaism, supported by a grant from Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, in cooperation with our Boston and national partners.
For more information on the conference schedule, workshops, speaker bios, hotel accommodations, registration and fees, please visit our website at www.mayyimhayyim.org/conference.
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