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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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175th Anniversary Cantor’s Concert

May 31 – 3:30 p.m.
In celebration of our 175th Anniversary, CMI is delighted to present The Maccabeats as the featured entertainer for this year’s Cantor’s Concert. Reserve now online.

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Book Discussion

June 3 – 12:00 noon
The Group will be discussing The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon by Richard Zimler. Anyone interested is welcome. Bring your lunch. Coffee and tea are provided.

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175th Anniversary Annual Meeting

June 5 – 6:30 p.m.
CMI’s 175th Anniversary Annual Meeting is June 5. The Rabbi, President and Treasurer will report on the past year and the new Board will be elected. A congregational potluck dinner precedes the Meeting at 6:00 p.m. Shabbat Evening Services follow at 7:30 p.m. The Brotherhood will be presenting their Award of Merit at this Service.

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Family Service & Birthday Blessings

June 19 – 7:00 p.m.
At Family Services, we will be celebrating Birthday Blessings. If your child was born in June or July and will be at services, please call Tamara at (203) 288-3877.

Announcements

Maccabeats Coming Soon — Get Your Tickets

In celebration of our 175th Anniversary, CMI is delighted to present The Maccabeats as the featured entertainer for this year’s Cantor’s Concert on May 31. Reserve now online or download a form.

Enjoy watching The Maccabeats here.

 

Support Israeli Relief Efforts in Nepal

Rabbi Brockman’s friend Micha Odenheimer is the Founding Director of the Israeli company Tevel. They have been working in Nepal the last 8 years and have 100 staff on the ground there now to help rebuild homes and rehabilitate their agriculture. The Joint Distribution Committee, kibbutz movement, and Israeli Center for Psychotrauma have asked to partner with them. Please support their effort. Learn more here.

 

CMI Celebrates 175th Anniversary

It is with great pride that 2015 marks CMI’s 175th Anniversary. Over the course of the year, there will be a variety of events each month to celebrate all that CMI has been, is, and will be. We hope you will join us. For more information, visit our 175th Anniversary page.

 

CMI Livestreams Services

Services are livestreamed so that members and friends who were unable to attend in person can enjoy Shabbat, the holidays and lifecycle events. To watch our service on your computer or mobile device, click here.