May 21 – 10:45 p.m.
CMI is offering a 4 part adult education & discussion series on Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism beginning Suturday, April 16 at 10:45 a.m. presented by Dr. Stan Friedman. Additional classes will be held on May 21, June 4 and June 18.
Dr. Friedman is on the faculty of Yale School of Medicine. He has studied kabbalah for over 20 years with British Kabbalist, Z’ev ben Shimon Halevi and serves on the Board of the International Kabbalah Society.
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ADL 2016 Torch of Liberty Award Reception Honoring Rabbi Herbert Brockman
Thursday, June 2 – 5:30 p.m.
At this year’s ADL Torch of Liberty Award Reception, Rabbi Herbert Brockman is being recognized as an exceptional community leader. The ADL recognizes our Rabbi, “who has strengthened the fabric of society by his leadership in interfaith and communal organizations, whose dedication to social justice and goodwill has found expressions in his commitment to people of all faiths”. The event is Thursday, June 2 at 5:30 p.m. The CMI community is encouraged to come out and help honor our own Rabbi.
Rabbi Brockman will be honored along with John Erma, President AT&T Connecticut and Dr. Dorsey Kendrick, President of Gateway Community College.
To register for the event, go to: www.adl.org/gnhtol16. For more information call Lisa Ratcliff at 203.780.0202.
Brotherhood Annual Deli & Comedy Night
June 4 – 5:30 p.m.
The Brotherhood of Men and Women present their 11th annual Deli and Comedy Night. Comedian Don Gavin returns to the CMI stage as this year’s featured entertainment. The David Chevan Quartet provides music during dinner. The Brotherhood offers its famous deli fare. Admission will be available at the door. Click here for an order form.
Cmongregation Mishkan Israel Annual Meeting
June 10 – 6:30 p.m.
CMI’s Annual Meeting is June 10. 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.