Mayyim Hayyim Community Mikveh and Education Center is hosting the international Mikveh Conference, “Gathering the Waters” to be held in Boston, October 10-12, 2010.
The conference will provide an in-depth exploration of the contemporary mikveh in theory and practice. Internationally renowned scholars, clergy, and educators will teach about immersion as a powerful tool for spiritual renewal, marking life transitions, and observing mitzvot.
Panels and workshops will provide skill development in the following areas:
• Honoring Conversion and Affirmation
• Exploring Contemporary Understanding of Niddah (Monthly Immersion)
• Marking Life Transitions with Ritual Immersion
• Facilitating Mikveh Guide (Attendant) Training
• Teaching About Mikveh for Students of All Ages
• Creating or Enhancing a Mikveh in Your Community