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Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh and Education
October 14, 2009

My experience at Mayyim Hayyim has been for me the performance of a sacred mitzvah. It has been a great blessing to guide those who have come to immerse in its waters for healing, cleansing and renewal. I have found each guiding experience to be special and unique. I am always reminded when I walk through its doors and as I prepare for my service the words of Rabbi Akiba: Happy are you, O Israel! Before whom are you purified? Who purifies you? Your father which is in heaven. As it is said, "I will sprinkle clean water on you and you will be clean" (Ezek. 36:25). And it says, "The mikveh of Israel is the Lord" (Jer. 17:13). Just as the mikveh cleans unclean people, so the Holy One cleans Israel. Yoma 85b

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as a mikveh guide and for my own personal ritual observance.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the opportunity it affords me to serve my community in a tangible and meaningful way.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

wonderfully committed individuals.

Ways to make it better...

Better organized and filed guides/blessings for immersees.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & Mikveh Guide.