Community Calendar

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

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May 4, 2022
Yom Hazikaron
May 5, 2022
Yom Ha'atzmaut
May 19, 2022
Lag B'Omer
May

1 2022

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In the ear­ly 1980s, on a remote part of the Sudanese coast, a new lux­u­ry resort opened fo…

May

1 2022

UConn Hillel 10th Anniversary Event

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Trachten-Zachs Hillel House
54 N. Eagleville Road
Storrs, CT 06268

On Sunday, May 1, 2022, UConn Hillel will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the rededication of the Trachten-Zachs Hi…

May

1 2022

INFO SESSION FOR JFAM WEEKEND: JUNE 10-12

In partnership with Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven and PJ Libra…

May

1 2022

Ezra Academy Gala

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Ezra Academy
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Ezra 2021 Gala Details TBD

May

2 2022

to
May

8 2022

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Directed by Martin Šulík ​ Starring Peter Simonischek (Toni Erdmann) and Jiří Menzel (Aca…

May

2 2022

Jewish Foundation Investment Meeting

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

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

 

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

May

2 2022

INFO SESSION FOR JFAM WEEKEND: JUNE 10-12

Choose from two info sessions:

Sunday, 5/1 from 1-2pm - Register here

May

3 2022

Yom Hazikaron

12:00AM  

 

Yom Hazikaron ceremony

May

3 2022

Yom Hazikaron

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

JCC

Woodbridge, CT 06525

You are invited to a Greater New Haven Community Yom Hazikaron Ceremony for fallen IDF soldiers and victims of terror…

May

4 2022

to
May

9 2022

Celebrate Israel with six nights of exclusive, award-winning films, available to view from the comfort of home via yo…

May

4 2022

Yom Ha'atzmaut

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Come celebrate Israel's 74th birthday with Live music with Adi from TLV, Hors d'oeuvres and desserts.
Registration is…

May

4 2022

Ezra Academy Board of Directors Meeting 2021-2022

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Ezra Academy
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Ezra Academy Board of Directors Meeting 7:30 pm - 9 pm

Meeting will be held either on Zoom or at Ezra Academy

May

6 2022

BEKI First Fridays at Five-Thirty

5:30PM - 6:30PM  

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

On the first Friday of the month, Kabbalat Shabbat services will happen at 5:30 pm, a more kid-friendly time. These s…

May

7 2022

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

All of BEKI's children's services—Children's Havura, K-2 Kehila, and Junior Congregation—meet on Shabbat morning…

May

8 2022

 

Mother's Day Observed in the United States

May

9 2022

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May

15 2022

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A Film by Jean van de Velde Netherlands, 2018 Language: English, Afrikaans Genre: Drama 123 m…

May

9 2022

BEKI Board meets

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

May 9, 2022

May

11 2022

Global Jazz Sampler: Guy Mintus Trio

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Bucknall Theater at UNH
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 06516

Pianist Guy Mintus blasts musical boundaries by combining elements from Stride piano to Turkish Makams, Indian rhythm…

May

12 2022

BEKI Artist Talk: Suzanne Neusner

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

Suzanne Neusner, whose Fiber Arts exhibition is on display in the upstairs lobby at BEKI, will speak on Zoom about he…

May

13 2022

TE Kabbalat Shabbat Service with special guest Michael Bloom of JFACT

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Michael Bloom of JFACT will speak at Kabbalat Shabbat Service on Friday, May 13 at 7:30 pm.

May

14 2022

Tot Shabbat with Temple Beth David

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Beth David
3 Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410

Join our monthly Tot Shabbat featuring stories, songs, and a special craft. Perfect for toddlers through 7 year olds …

May

14 2022

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

All of BEKI's children's services—Children's Havura, K-2 Kehila, and Junior Congregation—meet on Shabbat morning…

May

15 2022

Healthy You 2022

10:00AM - 4:00PM  

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

This event made possible by generous support from by Sound OB/GYN and the Frances Shield Fund for JCC Healthy Women H…

May

15 2022

Spring into Spring with CBJ

10:00AM - 1:00PM  

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

 

Fun and Games for Children.  All children must be accompanied by a guardian.

May

16 2022

to
May

22 2022

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Directed by Rana Abu Fraiha Israel, 2018 Documentary Hebrew, Arabic (with English subtitles) …

May

17 2022

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All Stirred Up: Suf­frage Cook­books Food and the Bat­tle for Wom­en’s Right to Vote In h…

May

18 2022

BEKI Lag BaOmer Kumsitz

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Wednesday evening May 18 is Lag BaOmer, the 33rd day of the Omer. The folk-custom is to sing around a campfire at a …

May

19 2022

JFS SPRING CELEBRATION 2022

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

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

JFS SPRING CELEBRATION 2022
THURSDAY MAY 19, 2022 7PM-8:30PM

May

21 2022

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

All of BEKI's children's services—Children's Havura, K-2 Kehila, and Junior Congregation—meet on Shabbat morning…

May

22 2022

Books & Bagels at CBSRZ (Chester) with author Amy Bloom

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek
55 East Kings Highway
Chester, CT CT

Best-selling author Amy Bloom returns to Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek’s Books & Bagels on Sunday, May 22, a…

May

22 2022

Little Free PJ Library Dedication at Ezra Academy

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

Ezra Academy
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT

You and your family are invited to come and celebrate as we dedicate Ezra Academy’s first Little Free PJ Library at…

May

22 2022

CONGREGATION MISHKAN ISRAEL’S ANNUAL CANTOR’S CONCERT

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Sarah A Legassey
785 Ridge Rd
Hamden, CT 06517

CMI’s Annual Cantor’s Concert will be held Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Congregation Mishkan Israel, 785 Ridge Rd in…

May

23 2022

BEKI Executive Board

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

May 23, 2022

May

24 2022

 

Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Jewish Federation

May

25 2022

Join Rabbi Woodward in a discussion about Cultural Conflict.  How does this type of conflict affect those living it?…
May

26 2022

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

 

Monthly meeting

May

28 2022

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

All of BEKI's children's services—Children's Havura, K-2 Kehila, and Junior Congregation—meet on Shabbat morning…