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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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Nu Haven Kapelye Community Concert

December 25 – 4:00 p.m.
CMI hosts the annual Nu Haven Kapelye Community Concert with Cantor Giglio and an ensemble of CMI and community musicians. Listen, dance, sing and be joyful.

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Sunday Morning Yoga

January 4 – 9:45 a.m.
Yoga in the morning? What a great way to start your Sundays. Yoga is a wonderful way to become physically, mentally, and emotionally more balanced and this multi-level yoga class will get you moving, twisting, and balancing your way to a healthier you. All levels welcome, but please be prepared to sweat. Cost is $10. Please bring a yoga mat, a water bottle, and a towel to class.

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Chevra Hands

January 4 – 10:00 a.m.
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.

Announcements

CMI Wishes You A Happy Chanukah

The CMI Staff and Board wish our CMI family and friend a very Happy Chanukah. Check out our greeting.

 

Rabbi David Saperstein Kicks Off 175th Anniversary

The year 2015 marks CMI’s 175th Anniversary. We begin our celebratory year with our annual Martin Luther King Jr Interfaith Service. We are pleased to welcome Rabbi David Saperstein as this year’s speaker. He is the newly appointed Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. Over 18 clergy and their congregations will be participating in this year’s Service.

 

CMI Livestreams Services

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