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WELCOME TO MISHKAN ISRAEL
More than a place. We’re a community.

Serving the greater New Haven area since 1840, Congregation Mishkan Israel is a progressive Reform synagogue known for its demographically diverse, socially active congregation. Located in Hamden, we are a group of individuals who enjoy connecting with people who have an interest in spiritual growth, community involvement and celebration. We welcome you and hope that you will join us!

 

Coming Events

Interfaith Day of Service

August 8 – 8:00 a.m.

Join people of faith from across New Haven for a wonderful day of interfaith work sponsored by I Wage Peace. Rabbi Immerman has been working with clergy from around the community to live our values through several opportunists for tikkun olam. Sign up and find details at iwagepeace.org and then join us for a celebration on the green as students from Israel and Palestine, the Jerusalem Peace Builders, who come to New Haven for two weeks of dialogue and non-violence workshops.

Also join us at Shabbat services on Friday, August 23rd when we will welcome the students from Jerusalem Peace builders to CMI and hear them reflect on their experience.

Announcements

RELIGIOUS SCHOOL 2019-2020

Religious School registration can now be done online! Please click here to register your child(ren) for school in the fall.

 

CMI is headed to Israel!

I’m excited to say that registration is now open for the CMI 2020 Trip to Israel from March 15-25! We will visit Jerusalem, the Galilee, dine with goats, float in the Dead Sea, enjoy Shabbat with an Israeli Reform community, and much more! On the registration page you will find the itinerary and registration details. You can register directly on the website. Once on the trip’s website, click the “Register Now” button to finalize the booking online. You can also call the ARZA customer service center with any question at 888-811-2812 x 1, open Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

 

High Holy Day Prayer Book Campaign

We are excited to introduce Mishkan HaNefesh, the new Reform High Holy Day prayer book, this fall at CMI. We hope that everyone will consider donating one or more sets to Mishkan Israel in honor or in memory of a loved one. To learn more about this process, we encourage you to read a letter from Rabbi Immerman and our president, Sarah Greenblatt. You can dedicate prayerbooks on our website by clicking here or via the form that your will receive in the mail. If you have any questions please call the synagogue or contact Rabbi Immerman.

Click here to read the letter from Rabbi Immerman and Sarah Greenblatt

 

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