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 4 – 6:00 pm
Experience the warmth and vitality of CMI. Come out and enjoy Shabbat Under the Stars at 6:00 p.m. followed by a BBQ and Ice Cream Social. The evening will take place on our Patio. [In case of inclement weather, we will move to the Sanctuary & social halls.]
September 5 – 7:00 pm
This year’s annual Union Reform Selichot Service is at Temple Beth David in Cheshire. The rabbis, cantors, cantorial soloists and choirs from all the Reform congregations in the area will participate. This beautiful service of prayer and song in preparation for the High Holy Days.
September 6 – 11:00 a.m.
This orientation is for all those serving as greeters for the High Holy Days to learn how to make this a warm, welcoming, safe experience for all and how to handle different situations that may arise. We welcome participation from all interested congregants. For more information and to volunteer, contact Jennifer in the office.
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.
Religious School Registration
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 one of our upcoming Open Houses: Shabbat Under the Stars on Friday, September 4 at 6:00 p.m. or Community Day on Sunday, September 20, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
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.