Family Service & Birthday Blessings
December 13 – 7:00 p.m.
At this monthly Family Service, we will be celebrating Birthday Blessings. If your child was born in December and will be at services, please call the office at (203) 288-3877.
December 15 – 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.
December 20 – 6:00 p.m.
Families with children ages 6 and under, don’t miss Tot Shabbat! At the short service, we’ll have blessings, read Torah, sing songs and hear stories. Tot Shabbat is open to the community.
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.
January 8 – 12:00 noon
The Group will be discussing Jews & Words by Amos Oz and Fania Oz-Salzberger. Anyone interested is welcome. Bring your lunch. Coffee and tea are provided. Snow date is January 15.
Annual Interfaith Martin Luther King Jr. Service
January 17 – 7:30 p.m.
Award winning author Samuel G. Freedmanis this year’s MLK Guest Speaker. He will discuss his most recent book, Breaking The Line: The Season in Black College Football that Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights. A columnist for The New York Times and a professor at Columbia University, Freedman is also the author of several other books, including: Upon This Rock: The Miracles of a Black Church and Jew vs. Jew: The Struggle for the Soul of American Jewry. He has appeared on National Public Radio, CNN, and the News Hour with Jim Lehrer. Freedman is a board member of the Jewish Book Council and Religion News Service. The service is being co-sponsored by Interfaith Cooperative Ministries. It is free and open to the community.