Coming Events

CMI Education Task Force series on Antisemitism

November 12 – 7:00 p.m.

The CMI Education Task Force will present an interactive series on antisemitism. The next session will consider topics explored in the recent book, Antisemitism Here and Now by Deborah Lipstadt, moderated by ADL spokesperson Marji Shapiro and members of the task force. Participants are strongly encouraged to read the book by Lipstadt, since it will provide a common set of themes and ideas for discussion. This program is intended to offer an open and safe forum to consider both the history and current manifestations of antisemitism, with opportunities for participants to raise questions that arise from the readings and discussions. We will consider not only the negative impact of antisemitism but also the reasons to be thankful that we are Jews: elements of both Oy and Joy!

Mark your calendars for this highly relevant and constructive series: Tuesday evenings November 12 and December 10. All sessions will take place at 7:00 p.m. at CMI.

Chevra Hands

November 24 – 10:00 a.m.
Calling all knitters and crocheters. Beautiful yarn has been donated to Chevra Hands. Looking for volunteers to make shawls, baby blankets and lap blankets to be given to members of our congregation. For more information please contact Sue Millen at smillen179@nullsbcglobal.net

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.

Life is Delicious

November 24 – 12:00 noon

LID will be back in the kitchen to cook for Columbus House’s overflow shelter. To sign up to help, contact Aaron at aaron.singer@nullthehartford.com.

Chanukah Potluck Dinner

December 13 – 7:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited to CMI’s annual community Chanukah Dinner. This year we are providing the potato lakes and asking CMI Members for an optional contribution of $5.00/person and/or bringing the following dish (that serves 8) to share :
Last name A-C – a Side Dish
Last name D-L – a Main Dish
Last name M-Z – a Dessert .

Reservations are available online. RSVP by Monday, December 9.

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