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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

Shabbat Family Service

January 25 – 6:00 p.m.

We will be celebrating Birthday Blessings at our Family Shabbat Service. If your child was born in January and will be at services, contact Tamara at tepstein@nullcmihamden.org or (203) 288-3877

Tot Shabbat

January 26 – 10:30 a.m.
Families with children ages 6 and under, don’t miss Tot Shabbat! Join our clergy for this celebtarion of Shabbat with prayers, songs and stories. Tot Shabbat is open to the community.

Tot Shabbat

February 1 – 5:30 p.m.
Families with children ages 6 and under, don’t miss Tot Shabbat! Join our clergy for this celebtarion of Shabbat with prayers, songs and stories. Tot Shabbat is open to the community.

Chevra Hands

February 3 – 10:00 a.m.
Calling all knitters and crocheters. Beautiful yarn has been donated to Chevra Hands. Looking for volunteers to make shawls, baby blankets and lap blankets to be given to members of our congregation. For more information please contact Sue Millen at smillen179@nullsbcglobal.net

Our Chevra Hands Caring Shawl Group is in action. The group makes shawls, lap quilts and blankets to give to newborns, seniors and others for whom being wrapped in love would be a comfort. Anyone interested is welcome.

Announcements

iEngage – Foundations for a New Relationship

Join Rabbi Immerman for a seven-week class on Thursdays, January 24-March 14 (No class on February 14) from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. to learn and dialogue about Israel in a new way! Going deeper than politics or advocacy, the Engaging Israel course reframes the discussion about the enduring significance of the State of Israel for contemporary Jews worldwide. The iEngage curriculum elevates the conversation about Israel by rooting it in Jewish values and ideas rather than in a response to crisis, exploring key questions such as: Read more →

 

Amazon Smile

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The next time you shop using Amazon, click on Amazon Smile first, and select Congregation Mishkan Israel CT as your charity!
It costs you nothing – and a 0.5% donation is made to CMI based on your purchases at AmazonSmile.

 

Pay Online

Did you know you can pay CMI directly from here? The convenience is amazing! You can pay your Dues, Religious School, Nursery School, Summer Camp, Make a donation, and special events. Click here.

 

CMI Chorale Rehearsals

The CMI Chorale rehearses on Tuesday nights at 7:00 p.m. Anyone in high school or older who would like to sing is welcome. For more information, contact Cantor Giglio.