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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

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Summer Shabbat Evening Service

July 29 – 6:00 p.m.
During the summer, all services are lay led. Services this week will be led by Rabbi Brockman, Alex Forte, and The Jerusalem Peace Builders. There will be an oneg preceding services at 5:30 p.m.

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Shabbat Morning Service

July 30 – 10:30 a.m.
Shabbat Morning Services begin at 10:30 a.m. and are lay led during the summer. This week, Rabbi Brockman is leading.

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Summer Camp Splish Splash Week

August 1- 5
Each week of Summer Camp has its own theme. This week, our theme is Splish Splash. Activities include Slip-n-Slide, “Sprinkler Ball”, Water Balloon Toss, Water Relays, Puddle Jumping, Super Soaker Day and many more! The Camp serves children 6 weeks to 6 years of age, with part and full day options. Register today — click here to register online or download form.

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Summer Shabbat Evening Service

August 5 – 6:00 p.m.
During the summer, all services are lay led. Services this week will be led by Barbara Sefaloff, Stan Friedman, & Kevin Mack. There will be an oneg preceding services at 5:30 p.m.

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Shabbat Morning Service

August 6
There is no Shabbat Morning Services this week.

Announcements

Memorial Book Orders

The High Holy Day Memorial Book is a special tangible way to honor loved ones who have passed away. The book is distributed during the Yom Kippur Yizkor Service. Click here for form or call Merav at 203-288-3877.

 

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.

 

Time to Get Ready for the High Holy Days

Are you ready for the High Holy Days? Click here for a complete guide to the holidays at CMI.

 

Unity Concert

September 21 – 6:00 pm
In light of the recent tragedies all over the country, Congregation Mishkan Israel will be hosting a Unity Concert at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21st. Join us for an evening of diverse melody, harmony, and rhythm – a cacophony of our community coming together in sound and song. This event is free and open to the public! No tickets are required.

The Unity Concert will feature Salsa, Klezmer, Classical, Rap, Arabic and African Drumming, Jazz, and other artists.

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