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.

May 17 - May 18, 2021
Shavuot
May 31, 2021
Memorial Day
Apr

26 2021

to
May

2 2021

Register in advance for The Keeper

Directed by Marcus H. Rosenmüller | Drama
United Kingdom, 2019 | English
113 min…

May

1 2021

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

10:15AM - 12:15PM  

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

If the weather looks punishing, we will cancel, but we hope to see one another outdoors as often as possible. Check t…

May

1 2021

BEKI Shabbat Outdoor Service

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

Join us outdoors, weather permitting, or else in the sanctuary/social hall.

Prayer books and chairs provided or brin…

May

2 2021

Join Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael, the National Director of Education and Training at Keshet as he facilitates a workshop on…

May

2 2021

BEKI Food Drive

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

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

BEKI's next monthly drive-by food collection in the BEKI parking lot will support Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen and J…

May

2 2021

Dignity Grows Tote Bag Packing Party

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Location will be given to registered guests

Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven is thrilled to announce the launch of Dignity Grow…

May

2 2021

Ezra Academy Virtual Gala of Gratitude

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Ezra Academy
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06477

Ezra Academy Annual Gala

May

2 2021

Story Hour pre-school Sunday morning Program at Temple Emanuel

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Ave
Orange, CT 06477

 

Preschool “Story Hour” for students (ages 3-5) and their parents meets once a week on Sundays, 10 – 11 am. An i…

May

3 2021

Jewish Foundation Investment Meeting

5:30PM - 7:30PM  


360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

 

Jewish Foundation Investment Meeting via zoom or at JCC building-TBD

May

3 2021

to
May

9 2021

Register in advance for Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel

Directed by Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, and Jeremy …

May

5 2021

BEKI Schmooze: Broke in America with Joanne Goldblum & Colleen Shaddox

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Joanne Samuel Goldblum and her co-author, Colleen Shaddox will discuss their new book, Broke in America: Seeing, Unde…

May

5 2021

Ezra Academy Myth vs. Reality

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

Join Ezra Head of School Dr. Melanie Waynik on zoom to learn more about our amazing grade 1-8 program and dispel some…

May

5 2021

Insider's Guide To Israeli Music

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Online

Register in advance for an Insider's Guide To Israeli Music

Join us for a night of stellar online performances from …

May

5 2021

Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven is launching a new 10-week therapy group in March for girls, women and gen…

May

6 2021

2nd Annual Mommy Poppins Camp Fair

6:00PM - 6:45PM  

Online

Register in advance. Join JCC Day Camps for an interactive scavenger hunt, info session and Q&A at the 2nd Annual Mo…

May

6 2021

Journey Through Grief Support Group

11:30AM - 12:30PM  

Virtual on ZOOM

If you are an older adult who is grieving the loss of a spouse or significant other and would like support and guidan…

May

7 2021

BEKI Indoor Kabbalat Shabbat Service

6:00PM - 6:40PM  

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

 

 

In the sanctuary/social hall. Also available on Zoom. Washrooms available.

We hope to add more in-person …

May

7 2021

Temple Emanuel Family Shabbat Service

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel Family Shabbat Service with 7th grade welcomes Shabbat with song and Torah learning.

May

8 2021

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

10:15AM - 12:15PM  

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

If the weather looks punishing, we will cancel, but we hope to see one another outdoors as often as possible. Check t…

May

8 2021

BEKI Shabbat Outdoor Service

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

Join us outdoors, weather permitting, or else in the sanctuary/social hall.

Prayer books and chairs provided or brin…

May

8 2021

Temple Beth Sholom Presents Live Zoom Event with Eric Dittelman: Mind Reader

 

Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021

Zoom …

May

8 2021

Temple Emanuel Shabbat Morning Torah Study

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Farbman on Saturday morning at 10 am. A discussion of the…

May

9 2021

Story Hour pre-school Sunday morning Program at Temple Emanuel

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Ave
Orange, CT 06477

 

Preschool “Story Hour” for students (ages 3-5) and their parents meets once a week on Sundays, 10 – 11 am. An i…

May

10 2021

BEKI Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

BEKI Board Meeting

May

10 2021

Foundation Board Meeting

6:00AM - 8:00AM  


360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT

Foundation Board Meeting

May

11 2021

Register in advance. Join local food experts Liz Rueven and Elise Meyer in conversation with cookbook authors Elisa …

May

11 2021

In the past 24 hours we are experiencing an escalation in violence in Israel, from Jerusalem and throughout the count…

May

12 2021

BEKI presents: Classical Violin Concert by Ilana Zaks

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

Ilana Zaks, a first year Master's violinist at the Yale School of Music, will present a live, in-person solo concert …

May

12 2021

Please find here an extensive update from our Israel team about what is happening on the ground. Also, mark your ca…

May

12 2021

Westville Synagogue: Westville University Movie Night

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Westville Synagogue
74 West Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Westville University Movie Night
DOUBLE FEATURE
Fauda Episode 1
The Spy Episode 1

May

13 2021

Film Series: Sports Discussion

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

 

Film Series:  Sports Discussion

May

13 2021

Please find here an extensive update from our Israel team about what is happening on the ground. Also, mark your cale…

May

14 2021

BEKI Indoor Kabbalat Shabbat Service

6:00PM - 6:40PM  

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

 

 

In the sanctuary/social hall. Washrooms available. Also available on Zoom. 

For more information: bekitef…

May

14 2021

Temple Emanuel Family Shabbat Service

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel Kabbalat Shabbat Service welcomes Shabbat with song and Torah learning.

May

15 2021

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

10:15AM - 12:15PM  

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

If the weather looks punishing, we will cancel, but we hope to see one another outdoors as often as possible. Check t…

May

15 2021

BEKI Pre-Shavuot Night of Study with Prof. Steven Fraade

9:00PM - 10:30PM  

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

To allow those who aren’t comfortable attending in person to participate in Shavuot learning, BEKI member Steven Fr…

May

15 2021

BEKI Shabbat In-Person Service

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

 

 

 

 

Join us outdoors if the weather is great, or else in the sanctuary/social hall. For more information…

May

15 2021

Join Temple Beth David of Cheshire for a Tot Shabbat. Ideal for toddlers and children through age 7 and their caregiv…

May

16 2021

BEKI Tikun Leil Shavuot

8:00PM - 10:30PM  

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

BEKI’s annual Tikun Leil Shavuot Night of Study will be in-person in the main sanctuary. The program will begin wit…

May

16 2021

Shavuot Celebration with Temple Emanuel & PJ Library

10:00AM - 12:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Ave
Orange, CT 06477

Register in advance. Let's celebrate! Join us for music, games, story time and FUN with old and new fr…

May

16 2021

Story Hour pre-school Sunday morning Program at Temple Emanuel

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Ave
Orange, CT 06477

 

Preschool “Story Hour” for students (ages 3-5) and their parents meets once a week on Sundays, 10 – 11 am. An i…

May

16 2021

Temple Emanuel Erev Shavuot and Confirmation Service

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel Erev Shavuot and Confirmation Service welcomes Shavuot with our teen confirmands.

May

16 2021

“TIME FOR A NEW KASHRUT?” CREATING A CONTEMPORARY JEWISH FOOD ETHIC

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation Or Shalom
205 Old Grassy Hill Road
Orange, CT 06477

Led by Diane Litwin
Sunday Evening, May 16th, 8-9PM
in-person
For those who wish, please request Zoom link at: coshal…

May

17 2021

BEKI Outdoor Shavuot Services

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

For Shavuot, one of our three major pilgrimage festivals, celebrating the giving of the Torah at Sinai, BEKI will ho…

May

18 2021

BEKI Outdoor Shavuot Services

9:30AM - 12:00PM  

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

For Shavuot, one of our three major pilgrimage festivals, celebrating the giving of the Torah at Sinai, BEKI will ho…

May

19 2021

BEKI Schmooze: artist Yael Kanarek re-gendering the Torah

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

On the day after Shavuot, which is the holiday celebrating the giving of the Torah, artist Yael Kanarek will present …

May

19 2021

Ezra Academy Board Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

 

Ezra Academy Board Meeting

May

19 2021

The recent days have been challenging. The Jewish Agency For Israel's Partnership2Gether professional and volunteer s…

May

19 2021

Interview with Dr. Siegfried Kra about his Books

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

Dr. Kra is the author of many books, including "Twilight in Danzig," "Dancer in the Garden," and his new release, "Ni…

May

19 2021

Israel Solidarity Gathering

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Online

 

With the recent escalation of violent attacks, the Jewish community of Greater New Haven will join together in so…

May

19 2021

The past week has seen an unprecedented wave of violence and clashes across mixed cities in Israel. Sparked by events…

May

20 2021

Register in advance. In Honor of Jewish-American and AAPI Heritage Month: A Story of Shared History & Solidarity

The…

May

20 2021

Journey Through Grief Support Group

11:30AM - 12:30PM  

Virtual on ZOOM

If you are an older adult who is grieving the loss of a spouse or significant other and would like support and guidan…

May

21 2021

BEKI Indoor Kabbalat Shabbat Service

6:00PM - 6:40PM  

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

 

 

 

 

In the sanctuary/social hall. Washrooms available. Also available on Zoom. For more information: b…

May

21 2021

Temple Emanuel Kabbalat Shabbat with Torah Service

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel Kabbalat Shabbat with Torah Service welcomes Shabbat with song and Torah reading.

May

22 2021

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

10:15AM - 12:15PM  

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

If the weather looks punishing, we will cancel, but we hope to see one another outdoors as often as possible. Check t…

May

22 2021

BEKI Shabbat In-Person Service

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

 

 

 

 

Join us in the sanctuary/social hall, but outdoors on the 2nd Saturday (weather permitting) each mont…

May

22 2021

Temple Emanuel Shabbat Morning Torah Study

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Farbman on Saturday morning at 10 am. A discussion of the…

May

23 2021

CBJ Presents Award Winning Holocaust Play by Congregant

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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


CBJ is proud to present, “The Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare (or at least our best approximation)" -- …

May

23 2021

Document Shredding Event at TBS

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1809 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

Date: Sunday, May 23, 2021
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Temple Beth Sholom, 1809 Whitney Avenue, Hamden (in the parking l…

May

24 2021

Register in advance for A Very Special Evening with Andrew McCarthy, Brat, An '80s Story
 

Fans of Patti Smith's …

May

24 2021

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

May

24 2021

“Let’s Talk About the Situation”

1:30PM - 2:30PM  

Online

Register in advance. Former emissary Amit Amar (2013-2014) is going to speak about the situation in Israel from her …

May

25 2021

 

Federation Board of Directors Meeting

May

26 2021

BEKI Schmooze with Carlos Eyzaguirre about New Haven Economic Development

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Carlos Eyzaguirre, an Economic Development Officer for the City of New Haven, will speak about economic development …

May

27 2021

Register in advance for A Very Special Evening with Jennifer Weiner, That Summer

In Conversation with Rebecca Serle…

May

27 2021

Show your solidarity by joining the American Jewish Committee; ADL; Hadassah, WZOA, inc.; Jewish Federations of No…

May

27 2021

May

28 2021

BEKI Indoor Kabbalat Shabbat Service

6:00PM - 6:40PM  

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

 

 

 

 

In the sanctuary/social hall. Washrooms available. Also available on Zoom. For more information: b…

May

28 2021

Temple Emanuel Kabbalat Shabbat Service

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel Kabbalat Shabbat with Torah Service welcomes Shabbat with song and Torah learning.

May

29 2021

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

10:15AM - 12:15PM  

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

If the weather looks punishing, we will cancel, but we hope to see one another outdoors as often as possible. Check t…

May

29 2021

BEKI Kiddush in honor of Darryl & David Kuperstock

11:30AM - 12:20PM  

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

BEKI is honoring Darryl and David Kuperstock—who are moving closer to children & grandchildren—for their years of…

May

29 2021

BEKI Shabbat In-Person Service

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

 

 

Join us in the sanctuary/social hall, but outdoors on the 2nd Saturday (weather permitting) each month. For …