December 19 – 5:45 p.m.
Everyone is invited to CMI’s annual community Chanukah Dinner. The dinner features traditional Friday night foods as well as latkes and other favorite Chanukah treats. If you have not yet sent in a reservation and wish to attend, please call the office at (203) 288-3877.
Our Chanukah Family Service follows at 7:00 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
January 7 – 12:00 noon
The Group will be discussing Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart. Anyone interested is welcome. Bring your lunch. Coffee and tea are provided.
Life Is Delicious
LID will be back in the kitchen to cook for Columbus House’s overflow shelter. Volunteers are needed to shop, set-up, cook, clean, and serve at this and future sessions. Advance sign up is required. Slots fill quickly.
175th Anniversary Annual Interfaith Martin Luther King Jr. Service
January 16 – 7:30 p.m.
CMI kicks off our 175th Anniversary celebration year with our annual interfaith Martin Luther King Jr. Service. We are extremely pleased to welcome Rabbi David Saperstein as our guest speaker. Rabbi Saperstein is the newly appointed Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. His topic will be “Dr. King’s Message for Today.”
Selected by Newsweek magazine in 2009 as the most influential rabbi in the country and described in a Washington Post profile as the “quintessential religious lobbyist on Capitol Hill,” for the last 40 years, Rabbi David Saperstein has represented the Reform Jewish Movement to Congress and the Administration as the Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC).
We are delighted to welcome 18 clergy and their congregations to participate in the Service.
175th Anniversary Cantor's Concert
May 31 – 4:00 p.m.
In celebration of our 175th Anniversary, CMI is delighted to present The Maccabeats as the featured entertainer for this year’s Cantor’s Concert. Using nothing more than the unadulterated human voice, a clean-cut presentation, and a little Jewish humor, this unique group of singers is able to connect with fans of all backgrounds and ages. Details to follow.