Coming Events

Congregation Mishkan Israel Annual Meeting

June 7 – 7:00 p.m.

The Congregation’s Annual Meeting is Friday, June 7 at 7:00 p.m. The Rabbi, President and Treasurer will report on the past year and the new Board will be elected.

We invite our congregational family to come together for a potluck dinner at 7:00 p.m. during the Meeting. One of the things that has always made this dinner extra special is that it is potluck and reflects the diversity and communal sense of our CMI family. We encourage everyone to bring a side or salad to share. Shabbat Services will precede the meeting at 6:00 p.m. If you are not able to attend, please be sure to complete and return a proxy form, which you will be receiving via mail. All members age 15 and older are eligible to vote (sign a proxy).

Tikkun L'eil Shavuot Service

Dueling Ten Commandments:

Exploring a Reform and Conservative Theology in the Torah; a joint Tikkun L’eil Shavuot with Congregation Mishkan Israel and Temple Beth Sholom on Saturday, June 8 at 6:45 p.m. We will gather at Temple Beth Sholom, 1809 Whitney Ave, Hamden.

Come learn with both communities as we explore the theologies of Reform and Conservative Judaism with Rabbi Immerman and Rabbi Scolnic. We will celebrate receiving the Torah at Sinai through study, conversations, eating and prayer. We’ll start our first study session at 6:45 p.m. Dinner is free. Please RSVP online or by calling the office at 203-288-3877 so that we know how many to expect.

Evening Schedule:

6:45 p.m. – Study Session #1 – What is revelation?

7:45 p.m. – Maariv

8:00 p.m. – Dairy Dinner with blintzes – please RSVP!

9:00 p.m. – Study Session #2 – Exploring the different Ten Commandments

10:00 p.m. – Havdalah followed by a cheesecake dessert reception

Pride Service

June 21 – 6:00 p.m.
CMI will hold its annual Pride Shabbat service on Friday, June 21 in celebration of the LGBTQ community. Members of the LGBTQ community at CMI are invited to participate. Please contact Dana Astmann at if you are interested in taking part.

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