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!
February 25 – 10:00 a.m.
On Sunday, February 25, Congregation Mishkan Israel will be holding its annual Purim Carnival at 10:00 a.m. The event features favorite games, moon bounce and so much more. Tickets are available at the door.
Members of the community are welcome to join in the fun and experience Purim Mishkan Israel style. Congregation Mishkan Israel is located at 785 Ridge Road in Hamden. For more information, call the synagogue office at (203) 288-3877
February 28 – 7:00 pm.
The congregation’s Erev Purim Service and Megillah Reading will be held Wednesday, February 28th at 7:00 p.m. Mishkan Israel is known for its whimsical entertaining accounts of the Book of Esther. Past themes include the Megillah According to Broadway, a Disney Purim, and Pirate Purim.
March 7 – 12:00 noon
The Group will be discussing Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan by Ruth Gilligan. Anyone interested is welcome. Bring your lunch. Coffee and tea are provided.
March 9 – 7:00 p.m.
The CMI CONECT core team will meet during oneg & discussion on Friday, March 9 following Shabbat service.
Evening Service: 6:00 p.m.
Oneg & Discussion: 7:00 p.m.
Any questions please contact Karen Baar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congregational 2nd Night Passover Seder
March 31 – 6:00 p.m.
CMI’s annual community Passover Seder is Saturday, March 31 (second night). Rabbi Brockman leads us through the haggadah and Cantor Giglio leads us in song. Click here for a reservation form or register online.
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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.
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