Mayyim Hayyim (http://www.mayyimhayyim.org/) Community Mikveh and Education Center is hosting the international Mikveh Conference, “Gathering the Waters” in Boston, October 10-12, 2010. JRF is a partner for this event, and we encourage you to attend this exciting program.
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
Read an article in a previous issue of RT: http://www.jrf.org/files/Fall-Vol14-1.pdf
Get more information at: http://www.mayyimhayyim.org/Resources/Conference-2010
Contact Amy Chartock, National Programs Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-244-1836 x 203