Community Calendar

A calendar of events hosted and sponsored by agencies and members of the Greater New Haven & Shoreline communities.

Suggest an Event

To submit changes or updates to an event, email marketing@jewishnewhaven.org.

May 2, 2019
Yom HaShoah
May 8, 2019
Yom HaZikaron
May 9, 2019
Yom HaAtzma'ut
May 23, 2019
Lag B'Omer
May 27, 2019
Memorial Day
May

1 2019

to
May

2 2019

The Great Give 2019

8:00AM - 8:00PM  


 

May

1 2019

Westville Synagogue University presents Rabbi Alex Ozar

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Westville Synagogue
74 West Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Lecture sponsored by Westville Synagogue's Adult Education Program.

Rabbi Alex Ozar will discuss "When Does Lying M…

May

2 2019

JFS at Rumanoff's

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

Rumanoff's Fine Jewelry and Design
4133 Whitney Ave. #29
Hamden, CT

Join JFS at Rumanoff's Fine Jewelry and Design in Hamden on Thursday, May 2nd from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Light refreshment…

May

2 2019

The First Four: Excerpts from the Holocaust Survivors Film Project

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Whitney Humanities Center, Yale Campus
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06520

On May 2, 1979, four survivors gave testimony to Dr. Dori Laub and Laurel Vlock at Dr. Laub’s office on Howard…

May

3 2019

Second Annual Geoffrey H. Hartman Fellowship Symposium

10:00AM - 2:00PM  

Linsly-Chittenden Room 211, Yale Campus
63 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Join us for the Second Annual Geoffrey H. Hartman Fellowship Symposium. Inaugurated in 2017, the Geoffrey H. Hartman…

May

3 2019

Congregation Mishkan Israel invites families with children 6 years and under to a Tot Shabbat Join us on Friday, May …

May

4 2019

"The Culture of Lying"

12:30PM - 2:00PM  

Congregation B'nai Jacob
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Mark Gottdiener, Ph.D., Prof. of Sociology Emeritus, U. of Buffalo, Lynd Lifetime Achievement Award winner from the A…

May

4 2019

After the Miracle: Brotherhood of the 69' Mets --- Book Signing and Talk

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Prospect Community Center
12 Center Street
Prospect, CT 06712

After the Miracle: Lasting Brotherhood of the 69' Mets Book Talk and Signing Authors - Art Shamsky & Erik…

May

5 2019

5 Day Detox for Beginners

11:00AM - 11:45AM  

JCC

Clean up your eating using whole foods in the 5 Day Detox for Beginners

May

5 2019

Holistic Strategies for Seasonal Allergies

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Susan Donovan
360 Amity Rd
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Holistic strategies to deal with seasonal allergies

May

5 2019

Family Fun Day

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Experience all the J has to offer for a FREE family fun day! Join us for some bounce house adventures and tackle a ne…

May

5 2019

S'mores & Tours: Camp Laurelwood Open House

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

jennifer gelband
463 Summer Hill Rd
Madison, CT 06443

Check out Camp Laurelwood! Meet with friendly staff, see our newly renovated campus, and enjoy an afternoon at camp…

May

5 2019

Yom HaShoah Commemoration/Community Observance

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Tower One/Tower East
18 Tower Lane
New Haven, CT 06519

Gather with the Jewish community of Greater New Haven to commemorate Yom HaShoa. 

Our featured speaker Tagan Engel…

May

5 2019

2019 AIPAC New England Leadership Dinner

5:30PM - 9:00PM  



Boston, MA

Please join community leaders, members of Congress, state officials and students for AIPAC’S largest gathering of p…

May

5 2019

מחקר או מחקר קליני? הכרות עם עולם הפארמה והמחקרים הקליניים

8:00PM - 9:20PM  

Yale University, See link for instructions

New Haven, CT

עמותת סיינסאברואד שמחה להזמין אתכם למפגש בנושא:

מחקר או מחקר קל…

May

6 2019

FEderation Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Center
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Federation Board of Directros meeting

May

7 2019

Yom HaZikaron Ceremony with Young Israeli Emissaries, Ziv and Noa

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Israeli Memorial Day for soldiers and victims of terrorism. Ceremony to be led in Hebrew by the young Israeli Emissar…

May

8 2019

Workshop on Vertigo, Vestibular Disorders & Balance

12:15PM - 1:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Lecture with Physical Therapist Rick Purdy to discuss balance and vertigo issues

May

8 2019

The Towers Board of Directors Meeting

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

The Towers
18 Tower Ln
New Haven, CT 06519

Monthly Towers Board of Directors Meeting

May

8 2019

Ezra Academy Board Meeting

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Ezra Academy Board Meeting

May

9 2019

Senior Day at the J: Classical Music Experience

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Join Yelena Gerovich for a free demo piano class. Additionally, have an opportunity to enjoy learning the history of …

May

9 2019

Mangal & Mingle

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Center
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Join us for an Israeli-style BBQ, family fun, and singalong for all in celebration of Israel's Independence Day. This…

May

11 2019

Theresienstadt Camp - Ghetto: A Strategy of Deception

1:00PM - 2:15PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St
New Haven, CT 06515

Talk by Professor David Pettigrew, “Theresienstadt Camp - Ghetto: A Strategy of Deception,” commemorating Yom HaS…

May

11 2019

Comedy Tonight at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek

7:30PM - 9:30PM  


Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek in Chester
55 East Kings Highway
Chester, 06412

A funny thing is happening on the way to Chester, as CBSRZ once again turns into a NY comedy club featuring Steven Sc…

May

14 2019

Bagels and Babies

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Come meet local moms, eat bagels and hang out

May

14 2019

Westville Synagogue University presents Rabbi Dr. Fred Hyman

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Westville Synagogue
74 West Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Lecture sponsored by Westville Synagogue's Adult Education Program.

Rabbi Dr. Fred Hyman will discuss "Talmudic Vi…

May

15 2019

Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

West Rock Room

Jewish Foundation Board Meeting

May

16 2019

Does the Holocaust Matter Anymore?

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall, Yale Campus
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Lecture: Does the Holocaust Matter Anymore? Holocaust Testimonies and the Challenge of Meaningful Remembrance

Join u…

May

16 2019

Author Chanie Apfelbaum, "Millennial Kosher"

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

We regret to inform you that this event has been cancelled.

Chanie Apfelbaum, creator of world-renowned kosher food …

May

18 2019

Artist Talk by Sandra Valabregue

12:45AM - 2:15PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St
New Haven, CT 06515

Art and Kabbalah Meet in Paintings by Sandra Valabregue

A collection of the latest work by Sandra Valabregue, a pain…

May

18 2019

Comedy and Klezmer Concert

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1809 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517

Laugh with comedy from Rabbi Scolnic and enjoy David Chevan’s Klezmer band that will bring you back to a time when …

May

19 2019

Rachel Korazim - noted Israeli educator

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation B'nai Jacob
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Messages from Sinai - Learnings from Auschwitz

How Israeli Poetry Shapes Israeli Society through the Influence of th…

May

19 2019

Cemetery Clean up with Hebrew Burial and Free Loan - Yale Day of Service

11:00AM - 3:00PM  

Hebrew Burial & Free Loan Cemetery
1 Brockett Place
East Haven, CT 06512

3rd Annual Clean up of Hebrew Burial & Free Loan Cemetery for the Yale Day of Service at 1 Brockett Place in East…

May

19 2019

Spring Celebration with PJ Library

12:00PM - 5:00PM  

Massaro Community Farm
41 ford Rd.
Wodobridge, CT 06525

A program for young families to get involved with their hands on the farm and learn about Jewish values of preserving…

May

19 2019

Endre (Andy) Sarkany, Holocaust Survivor, Guest Speaker May 19, 2019

2:00PM - 4:00PM  


14 Ash Drive
Hamden, CT 06518

Endre (Andy) Sarkany was born in Budapest, Hungary on October 31, 1936.  The building he lived in was…

May

19 2019

Hebrew Book Fest

2:00PM - 6:00PM  

Temple Israel
14 Coleytown Rd
Westport, CT 06880

Hundreds of gently used Hebrew books on sale, shira, harkada, Part of the Jewish Food Festival

May

20 2019

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Meeting of Board of Directors of the JCC

May

21 2019

What does it mean to be Jewish in Modern Russia?

11:30AM - 2:30PM  

Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Center
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven Women's Philanthropy & Central Connecticut ORT partner present What does i…

May

21 2019

HHNE Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

HHNE
300 Bloomfield Avenue
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

HHNE Board Meeting

May

22 2019

Lag BeOmer Kumsitz Campfire Singalong

6:15PM - 8:30PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St

New Haven, CT 06515

Lag BeOmer Kumsitz Campfire Singalong, 6:15 - 8:30 pm, at a member family’s home in the Westville section of New Ha…

May

23 2019

Senior Day at the J: MakerSpace

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road
woodbridge, CT 06525

Join Dave Bennett, of the JCC MakerSpace, for a fun, hands-on activity! Participants will create and take home their …

May

28 2019

Bagels and Babies

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Come meet local moms, eat bagels and hang out

May

28 2019

JCRC Meeting

6:00PM - 7:20PM  

Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Center
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Meeting of the Jewish Community Relations Council

May

29 2019

National Senior Day

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Celebrate seniors with Silver Sneakers, Silver Drum Fit, MELT for Arthritis and Refreshments!

May

29 2019

ADL Presents "The Gift of our Wounds"

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Hamden Hall County Day School, Taylor Performing Arts Center
1108 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT

Attend this community event and hear the powerful story of a friendship between two men--one Sikh and one former skin…

May

29 2019

Annual Irving & Shirley Kroopnick Memorial Lecture presented by Westville Synagogue's "Westville University" Adult Ed…

May

30 2019

Women's Philanthropy: Handbag Bingo

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Center
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Enjoy a delicious dessert reception as we play several rounds of BINGO. Prizes include unique handbags and more!

Fea…