Community Calendar

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

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

Oct 2, 2020
Erev Sukkot
Oct 3 - Oct 9, 2020
Sukkot
Oct 9, 2020
Erev Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Oct 10 - Oct 11, 2020
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Oct 12, 2020
Columbus Day
Oct

1 2020

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

JCC Board Meeting on Zoom

Oct

2 2020

BEKI Shabbat Sukkot Maariv in Courtyard

6:00PM - 6:45PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Planning to attend, or want info? Contact bekietefilla@gmail.com or jjtilsen@beki.org

In-person participants mu…

Oct

2 2020

Temple Emanuel Erev Sukkot Service

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel will hold its Erev Sukkot Service on Friday, October 2 at 6:30 pm

Oct

3 2020

BEKI Shabbat Sukkot Outdoor Service

9:30AM - 11:15AM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Planning to attend, or want info? Contact bekietefilla@gmail.com or jjtilsen@beki.org

In-person participants must…

Oct

3 2020

 

A Virtual Shabbat experience appropriate for kids up to 7 years old and their caregivers. Celebrate Shabbat with song…

Oct

5 2020

Register in advance. Book Festival In Your Living Room Presents Eric Furda and Jacques Steinberg, The College Convers…

Oct

6 2020

Register in advance. Book Festival In Your Living Room Presents Casey Cep, Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Las…

Oct

6 2020

BEKI Family Sukkot Party

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Sukkot party in a Woodbridge backyard! Games, room to run around, and individually packaged snacks will be provided. …

Oct

6 2020

BEKI Tehillim-Psalms Study Group

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Throughout the generations, Psalms have been recited in times of trouble. Prof. Corinne Blackmer leads a Psalms study…

Oct

6 2020

 

Federation Board of Directors Meeting

Oct

7 2020

BEKI USY "Sukka Hopscotch"

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

This year, we may not be able to do a "Sukka Hop" where everyone squeezes into small sukka spaces. But USY will be ho…

Oct

7 2020

Register for this event in advance. Please Join Women's Philanthropy, virtually or in person, for a Special Lion o…

Oct

7 2020

 

The Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism (YPSA) and the Whitney Humanities Center invites you to their fall lec…

Oct

7 2020

Young Voices on Zionism

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Zoom

Register in advance. What does Zionism mean to young American Jews today, and how are the next generation of Jewish c…

Oct

8 2020

Register in advance. Book Festival In Your Living Room Presents Colin Quinn, Overstated: A Coast-to-Coast Roast of th…

Oct

8 2020

Register in advance. The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is an anti-Israel campaign that seeks to isolate …

Oct

8 2020

Towers at Tower Lane Annual Meeting

12:00PM - 1:30PM  



CT

Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors will be held by Zoom. To register, please contact Jennifer Bayer at jennifer…

Oct

9 2020

BEKI Shabbat/Festival Maariv Service in Courtyard

6:00PM - 6:45PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Planning to attend, or want info? Contact bekietefilla@gmail.com or jjtilsen@beki.org

In-person participants must…

Oct

9 2020

Temple Emanuel Erev Simchat Torah Service

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel Erev Simchat Torah Service will be on Friday, October 9 at 6 pm.

Oct

9 2020

Temple Emanuel Erev Simchat Torah Service

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel Erev Simchat Torah Service will be on Friday, October 9 at 6 pm.

Oct

10 2020

BEKI Shabbat Shemini Atseret Outdoor Service

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Planning to attend, or want info? Contact bekietefilla@gmail.com or jjtilsen@beki.org

In-person participants must…

Oct

10 2020

 

A Virtual Shabbat experience appropriate for kids up to 7 years old and their caregivers. Celebrate Shabbat with song…

Oct

12 2020

 

Register in advance. MAYIM BIALIK is an American actress, neuroscientist, and author. From 1991 to 1995, she played t…

Oct

12 2020

BEKI Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

BEKI Board Meeting

Oct

13 2020

Register in advance. Book Festival In Your Living Room Presents Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos (illustrator)…

Oct

13 2020

BEKI Tehillim-Psalms Study Group

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Throughout the generations, Psalms have been recited in times of trouble. Prof. Corinne Blackmer leads a Psalms study…

Oct

14 2020

Register in advance. Election Day is November 3! Join us on Zoom to hear from the candidates for the U.S. House of R…

Oct

14 2020

Ezra Academy Board Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

 

Ezra Academy Board Meeting

Oct

14 2020

Oct

14 2020

Register in advance. Jewish practice takes on many shapes and forms in North America. Given the wide breadth of deno…

Oct

15 2020

Register in advance. Book Festival In Your Living Room Presents Steve Madden, The Cobbler: How I Disrupted an Industr…

Oct

15 2020

BEKI Virtual Jewish Heritage Tour of Budapest, Vienna, and Prague

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

The tour takes you to exciting Budapest, vivacious Vienna and the picture-perfect city of Prague. In Budapest, you’…

Oct

15 2020

Register in advance for this interactive virtual tour:


Join us for an overview of the architect’s vision for this…

Oct

16 2020

Register in advance. Book Festival In Your Living Room presents Yotam Ottolenghi, Ottolenghi Flavor: A Cookbook.

Tic…

Oct

16 2020

BEKI Kabbalat Shabbat in Courtyard

6:00PM - 6:45PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Planning to attend, or want info? Contact bekietefilla@gmail.com or jjtilsen@beki.org

In-person participants must…

Oct

17 2020

BEKI Shabbat Outdoor Service

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Planning to attend, or want info? Contact bekietefilla@gmail.com or jjtilsen@beki.org

In-person participants must…

Oct

17 2020

 

A Virtual Shabbat experience appropriate for kids up to 7 years old and their caregivers. Celebrate Shabbat with song…

Oct

18 2020

ADL Virtual Walk Against Hate

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Make your voice heard on Sunday, October 18th, 2020 at 12pm ET/9am PT by joining ADL's Virtual Walk Against Hate! Thi…

Oct

18 2020

BEKI Monthly Food Drive

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

            The next drive-by food collection in the BEKI parking lot will be Sunday, October 18 from 10 to 11 …

Oct

18 2020

BEKI USY Apple Picking

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

At Lyman Orchards. Masks are required. 

 

For more information, contact Youth and Family Programming Director Ann…

Oct

18 2020

Family Fun Day: Pumpkin Patch and Paint 

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

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

Register in advance. Family Fun Day (socially distanced, of course!) returns to the JCC! Take an adventure through t…

Oct

18 2020

Register in advance. Please join us, virtually or in person, to celebrate community at the Jewish Federation Major Gi…

Oct

18 2020

PJ Library Goes to the Farm

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Silverman's Animal Farm
451 Sport Hill Road
Easton, CT 06612

Register in advance. Join PJ Library for an outdoor storytime about Noah and a visit to Silverman's Animal Farm. Enjo…

Oct

18 2020

The Krakovsky Documents: JewishGen's Ukraine Research Division Project

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Virtual: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5251972729603187214

CT

 

On October 18, 2020, at 1:30 pm, genealogist Joel Spector will virtually present “The Krakovsky Documents: JewishGe…

Oct

18 2020

The Trump Presidency

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation B'nai Jacob

Chaired Yale Political Science Professor Stephen Skowronek, Ph.D, is noted for his research on American institutions …

Oct

19 2020

Register in advance. Book Festival in your Living Room presents Jonathan Safran Foer, We are the Weather: Saving the…

Oct

19 2020

A Bride for One Night, Taught by Rabbi Rona Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation B'nai Jacob

In her engaging book, A Bride for the Night, Ruth Calderon rewrites Talmudic tales as richly imagined short stories, …

Oct

19 2020

Register in advance. One day before the 38th World Zionist Congress (WZC) meets virtually, we're taking you behind t…

Oct

19 2020

 

Join Rachel Scolnic, LMSW and Hannah Leiterman, LCSW from Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven for a Zoom works…

Oct

19 2020

 

We are honoured to invite you to participate as the speaker in the upcoming World Congress on Gynecology and Obstetri…

Oct

20 2020

BEKI Tehillim-Psalms Study Group

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Throughout the generations, Psalms have been recited in times of trouble. Prof. Corinne Blackmer leads a Psalms study…

Oct

20 2020

Register in advance. Live! American Jews, Virtual tour: Touro Synagogue Newport RI.

The story of Jews in the United…

Oct

21 2020

Ancient Hatred, Modern Medium

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

The first-ever U.S. Government-Sponsored Event to focus on the Troubling Rise of Online Antisemitism

Hosted by Secre…

Oct

21 2020

BEKI Schmooze: Growing up on a Kibbutz

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

BEKI President Yaron Lew will offer Stories of Growing Up on a Kibbutz on Zoom. Although Yaron has provided glimpse…

Oct

21 2020

Oct

21 2020

Virtual Caregiver Support Group

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

 

Virtual Caregiver Support Group

During this time of social distancing, JFS is conducting a virtual caregiver support g…

Oct

21 2020

The Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism (YPSA) and the Whitney Humanities Center invites you to their fall lec…

Oct

22 2020

Register in advance. Book Festival In Your Living Room Presents Judy Gold, Yes, I Can Say That: When They Come for th…

Oct

22 2020

Ancient Hatred, Modern Medium

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

The first-ever U.S. Government-Sponsored Event to focus on the Troubling Rise of Online Antisemitism

Hosted by Secre…

Oct

22 2020

U.S. Democratic Representative Rosa DeLauro will face off against Republican-Independent Margaret Streicker and Gre…

Oct

23 2020

BEKI Kabbalat Shabbat in Courtyard

6:00AM - 6:45PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Planning to attend, or want info? Contact bekietefilla@gmail.com or jjtilsen@beki.org

In-person participants must…

Oct

24 2020

BEKI Shabbat Outdoor Service

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

 

 

 

 

 

Planning to attend, or want info? Contact bekietefilla@gmail.com or jjtilsen@beki.org

In-pers…

Oct

24 2020

 

A Virtual Shabbat experience appropriate for kids up to 7 years old and their caregivers. Celebrate Shabbat with song…

Oct

25 2020

Register in advance. Book Festival In Your Living Room Presents Harlan Coben, The Boy From the Woods

In Conversation…

Oct

25 2020

Document Shredding Event at Temple Beth Sholom

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1809 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517

 

Temple Beth Sholom is hosting a Document Shredding Event on Sunday, October 25, 2020 from 9am-12pm.
Location: Temple …

Oct

25 2020

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Oct

26 2020

Concert in memory of Albert Harary

3:00PM - 5:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1809 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517

 

Event is co-sponsored by The Jewish Historical Society and The Adult Education Deptartment of Temple Beth Shalom.…

Oct

26 2020

A Bride for One Night, Taught by Rabbi Rona Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation B'nai Jacob

In her engaging book, A Bride for the Night, Ruth Calderon rewrites Talmudic tales as richly imagined short stories, …

Oct

26 2020

BEKI Executive Board meets

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

BEKI Executive Board meets

Oct

26 2020

Register in advance. Book Fest In Your Living Room Presents Arthur M. Blank, Good Company

 

ZOOM Webinar Author …

Oct

26 2020

General Assembly 2020: Jewish Together

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Online

Register in advance. Gather virtually with thousands of other Jewish community members to reflect, learn and prepare…

Oct

27 2020

BEKI Tehillim-Psalms Study Group

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Throughout the generations, Psalms have been recited in times of trouble. Prof. Corinne Blackmer leads a Psalms study…

Oct

28 2020

BEKI Schmooze: My Jewish Journey

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

BEKI Board Member Gadiel Robbins, who is an Associate Professor in the School of Business at Southern Connecticut St…

Oct

29 2020

Register in advance. Book Festival In Your Living Room Presents Mike Leven, Can’t Do It Yourself: How Commitment to…

Oct

30 2020

BEKI Kabbalat Shabbat in Courtyard

6:00PM - 6:45PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Planning to attend, or want info? Contact bekietefilla@gmail.com or jjtilsen@beki.org

In-person participants must…

Oct

31 2020

BEKI Shabbat Outdoor Service

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

 

 

 

 

 

 

Planning to attend, or want info? Contact bekietefilla@gmail.com or jjtilsen@beki.org

In-…

Oct

31 2020

 

A Virtual Shabbat experience appropriate for kids up to 7 years old and their caregivers. Celebrate Shabbat with song…