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!
April 28 – 12:00 noon
LID will be back in the kitchen to cook for Columbus House’s overflow shelter. To sign up to help, contact Aaron at email@example.com.
May 3 – 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.
May 3 – 6:00 p.m.
Join us on Friday, May 3 at 6:00 p.m. We will be honoring all the congregants who volunteer their amazing musical talents in our services and events. Anyone who has played or sang should plan to attend so we can recognize them for their wonderful efforts and commitment to making CMI such a special community. The CMI Chorale will be singing with Kevin Mack at the keyboard.
May 5 – 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
May 10 – 7:00 p.m.
CMI is headed to Israel!
I’m excited to say that registration is now open for the CMI 2020 Trip to Israel from March 15-25! We will visit Jerusalem, the Galilee, dine with goats, float in the dead see, enjoy Shabbat with an Israeli Reform community, and much more! On the registration page you will find the itinerary and registration details. You can register directly on the website. Once on the trip’s website, click the “Register Now” button to finalize the booking online. You can also call the ARZA customer service center with any question at 888-811-2812 x 1, open Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
American Red Cross
High Holy Day Prayer Book Campaign
We are excited to introduce Mishkan HaNefesh, the new Reform High Holy Day prayer book, this fall at CMI. We hope that everyone will consider donating one or more sets to Mishkan Israel in honor or in memory of a loved one. To learn more about this process, we encourage you to read a letter from Rabbi Immerman and our president, Sarah Greenblatt. You can dedicate prayerbooks on our website by clicking here or via the form that your will receive in the mail. If you have any questions please call the synagogue or contact Rabbi Immerman.
Click here to read the letter from Rabbi Immerman and Sarah Greenblatt