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!
September 24 – 8:00 p.m.
We usher in Rosh Hashanah with Evening Services at 8:00 p.m. Elderly who need reserved seating, call the office. Tickets are required.
September 25 – 10:00 a.m.
Morning Services begin at 10:00 a.m. There is a concurrent service for children in grades 2 – 7. Parents must accompany their children who are in 2nd grade or younger. Tickets are required.
September 25 – 2:00 p.m.
Our Rosh Hashanah Family Service is for people of all ages and is open to the community. No ticket is required. A kiddush follows.
September 28 – 1:00 pm
This annual service is held at the CMI Cemetery. Your loved ones do not have to be buried there to attend.
October 3 – 8:00 p.m.
Kol Nidre Services begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are required. Elderly who need van service or reserved seating, call the office.
October 4 – 10:00 a.m.
Yom Kippur morning services begin at 10:00 a.m. There is a concurrent service for children in grades 2 – 7. Parents must accompany their children who are in 2nd grade. Tickets are required for services.
Time to Get Ready for the High Holy Days
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High Holy Day tickets
Tickets are required for Evening and Morning Services on both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. A guest ticket request form can be downloaded here. To obtain guest tickets or make payment arrangements, call the office at (203) 288-3877.
Introduction to Judaism and Introduction to Hebrew classes are slated to begin October 19. The classes are held on Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. respectively. Pre-registration is required. Enroll by contacting Merav at (203) 288-3877 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Member Information
From babies to seniors and everything in between, we offer a warm, welcoming community with a myriad of activities and services in which to participate. We invite you to experience our community firsthand. Come to Community Day on Sunday, September 21.
Nursery School Taking Fall Registrations
Mishkan Israel Nursery School & Childcare offers a warm, friendly environment, great teachers, Jewish experience, and great flexibility. Select 2, 3, 4 or 5 days per week, either part or full day. The School serves children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.
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.