Community Calendar

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

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Mar 20, 2019
Erev Purim
Mar 21, 2019
Purim
Mar

1 2019

Congregation Mishkan Israel invites families with children 6 years and under to a Tot Shabbat on Friday, March 1 at 5…

Mar

1 2019

Shabbat Across America - CBSRZ in Chester

6:00PM - 8:30PM  

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

Whether you celebrate Shabbat regularly or want to learn how to enrich your home Shabbat celebration, all are invited…

Mar

2 2019

The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

12:45PM - 2:00PM  

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

Amichai is Israel's poet laureate. He, more than any other poet, captures the paradoxes of faith and love and "Israel…

Mar

2 2019

Klezmer Concert at BEKI

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St
New Haven, CT 06515

A Klezmer Concert featuring the Bivoliţa Chamber Klezmer Quartet with special guest Julie Asuma Levene. Christina Cr…

Mar

3 2019

Screening of "Marshall"

3:00PM - 5:45PM  

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

Attend a special screening of this major film about the collaboration between a young Thurgood Marshall and a Jewish …

Mar

4 2019

JCC Members Appreciation Week

 

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

A week-long celebration of our members. Enjoy special events and give-aways all week!
Rock ‘n Roll Climb: Tuesday, …

Mar

4 2019

Crafternoons Jr.

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

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

Join friends and family to create an exciting craft each week. Enjoy a yummy snack and some refreshments while you cr…

Mar

4 2019

Cooking with Revi

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

Cooking with Revi

Mar

4 2019

Reading the Talmud with Rabbi Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

The Babylonian Talmud, in many ways more so than the Bible, is the core text of the Jewish people and yet it is unkno…

Mar

5 2019

JCC Members Appreciation Week

 

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

A week-long celebration of our members. Enjoy special events and give-aways all week!
Rock ‘n Roll Climb: Tuesday, …

Mar

5 2019

Bagels and Babies

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Come meet local moms, eat bagels and hang out

Mar

6 2019

JCC Members Appreciation Week

 

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

A week-long celebration of our members. Enjoy special events and give-aways all week!
Rock ‘n Roll Climb: Tuesday, …

Mar

6 2019

Ezra Academy Board Meeting

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Ezra Academy Board Meeting

Mar

6 2019

Westville Synagogue University presents Prof. David Sorkin

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Westville Synagogue
74 West Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Lecture sponsored by Westville Synagogue's Adult Education Program.

Prof. David Sorkin of Yale University will discu…

Mar

7 2019

JCC Members Appreciation Week

 

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

A week-long celebration of our members. Enjoy special events and give-aways all week!
Rock ‘n Roll Climb: Tuesday, …

Mar

7 2019

2019 Holocaust Proclamation Signing

2:00PM - 3:00PM  

The Towers
18 Tower Lane
New Haven, CT 06519

Join with our community as New Haven’s Honorable Mayor Toni Harp signs the proclamation remembering the Shoah.

 …

Mar

7 2019

CBSRZ in Chester hosts a Legislative Forum on Gun Violence

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

GUN VIOLENCE AND PROPOSED LEGISLATION -
FORUM, MARCH 7, 2019 AT
CONGREGATION BETH SHALOM RODFE ZEDEK

Congregation Be…

Mar

8 2019

JCC Members Appreciation Week

 

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

A week-long celebration of our members. Enjoy special events and give-aways all week!
Rock ‘n Roll Climb: Tuesday, …

Mar

8 2019

Tot Shabbat at Temple Emanuel

5:30PM - 6:00PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel hosts Tot Shabbat for families with children under 5 with Rabbi Michael Farbman leading songs and…

Mar

8 2019

Temple Emanuel Annual Scholar in Residence

6:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Rabbi Uri Regev, president of 'HIDDUSH - For Religious Freedom and Equality in Israel' will speak several times…

Mar

9 2019

JCC Members Appreciation Week

 

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

A week-long celebration of our members. Enjoy special events and give-aways all week!
Rock ‘n Roll Climb: Tuesday, …

Mar

9 2019

Congregation Mishkan Israel invites families with children 6 years and under to a Tot Shabbat on Saturday, March 7 at…

Mar

9 2019

Temple Emanuel Annual Scholar in Residence

10:00AM - 2:00PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Rabbi Regev will speak at 12:30 pm on "Kotel, Conversion, and Rabbinic Blacklists: What Are the Effects of the…

Mar

9 2019

Kids and parents night out

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

Drop off the kids ages 4 plus so parents can have a night out and leave kids in good hands at the JCC.
Crafts, games …

Mar

10 2019

JCC Members Appreciation Week

 

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

A week-long celebration of our members. Enjoy special events and give-aways all week!
Rock ‘n Roll Climb: Tuesday, …

Mar

10 2019

Temple Emanuel Annual Scholar in Residence

10:15AM - 11:45AM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Rabbi Regev will continue his weekend at Temple Emanuel speaking at 10:15-11:45 am

Mar

10 2019

Author talk with Tal Keinan

Born to a secular Jewish family in Florida, Tal Keinan developed an early interest in Ju…

Mar

11 2019

Crafternoons Jr.

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

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

Join friends and family to create an exciting craft each week. Enjoy a yummy snack and some refreshments while you cr…

Mar

11 2019

Cooking with Revi

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

Cooking with Revi

Mar

11 2019

Reading the Talmud with Rabbi Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

The Babylonian Talmud, in many ways more so than the Bible, is the core text of the Jewish people and yet it is unkno…

Mar

12 2019

HHNE Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

HHNE
300 Bloomfield Avenue
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

HHNE Board Meeting

Mar

13 2019

Shalom Group Purim Celebration

5:00PM - 6:30PM  

Jewish Family Service
1440 Whalley Ave.
New Haven, CT 06515

1440 Whalley Ave.

Mar

13 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

Mar

14 2019

Legislative Breakfast

8:30AM - 10:00AM  

Old Judiciary Room, Connecticut State Capitol
210 Capitol Ave
3rd Floor
Hartford, CT 06106

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) annual legislative breakfast affords the opportunity, for members of ou…

Mar

14 2019

Sticky Fingers

10:00AM - 11:00PM  

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

Dress for a mess! Join us for hands on fun with your toddler! Each session, a fun, kid friendly recipe will be explor…

Mar

14 2019

Historical costume & Purim party - story & songs

5:00PM - 6:00PM  


133 Elm St,
New Haven, CT 06510

AGES 3-8 and their adults - Join PJ Library at Ives Branch (Elm Street) New Haven Library for a story, song and a tas…

Mar

14 2019

Beckerman Jewish Film Series: "93 Queens"

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Westville Synagogue
74 West Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06515

"Forget Supergirl and Wonder Woman. See a real female superhero in action, check out Paula Eiselt's documentary." - T…

Mar

14 2019

Portraying Women in Midrash

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel is offering as part of its adult education, a class taught by Anne Schiff, a PhD candidate at Yale…

Mar

16 2019

Meet and Greet with Beckie Kravetz, sculptor and mask-maker

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St
New Haven, CT 06515

Work by Beckie Kravetz, a sculptor and mask-maker, will be on display at Beth El – Keser Israel in New Haven from J…

Mar

17 2019

Congregation Mishkan Israel invites families with children 6 years and under to Tot Programs on Sunday, March 17 at 9…

Mar

17 2019

MISHKAN ISRAEL PURIM CELEBRATION

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

On Sunday, March 17, Congregation Mishkan Israel will be holding its annual Purim Carnival at 10:00 a.m. The event fe…

Mar

17 2019

Mask Workshop with Beckie Kravetz

12:30PM - 2:30PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St
New Haven, CT 06515

Mask Workshop with Beckie Kravetz for adults and teens; younger people welcome with a responsible adult. Make a mask …

Mar

18 2019

Crafternoons Jr.

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

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

Join friends and family to create an exciting craft each week. Enjoy a yummy snack and some refreshments while you cr…

Mar

18 2019

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Meeting of Board of Directors of the JCC

Mar

18 2019

Reading the Talmud with Rabbi Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

The Babylonian Talmud, in many ways more so than the Bible, is the core text of the Jewish people and yet it is unkno…

Mar

19 2019

Bagels and Babies

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Come meet local moms, eat bagels and hang out

Mar

20 2019

Celebrate PURIM Pizza, Schpiel & Megillah Reading at Temple Beth Tikvah

5:15PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Beth Tikvah
196 Durham Road
Madison, CT 06443

Celebrate Purim: PURIM Pizza, Schpiel & Megillah Reading at Temple Beth Tikvah Pizza Dinner, 5:15pm - Pizza Dinner…

Mar

20 2019

Purim Megillah reading

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St
New Haven, CT 06515

Purim Megillah reading; costumes encouraged for children and adults; 6:30 p.m. At Congregation Beth El - Keser Israel…

Mar

20 2019

MISHKAN ISRAEL MEGILLAH READING

7:00PM - 8:30PM  



CT

The congregation's combination Megillah Reading and Purim Spiel will feature music form the 80’s. Service will be h…

Mar

21 2019

The Big Gulp Purim Seuda

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St
New Haven, CT 06515

The Big Gulp Purim Seuda; light dairy/pareve dinner, music, drink, fun; costumes encouraged; for all ages; 5–7 p.m. At …

Mar

21 2019

Westville Synagogue Purim Seuda

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

Westville Synagogue
74 West Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Purim at the Westville Synagogue
 
MEGILLAH: 5PM
        Traditional Megillah reading in the main sanctuary
Mar

23 2019

Writing Short American Fiction in 2019

12:30PM - 2:00PM  

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

Elizabeth Edelglass, past Director of the Jewish Community Library at the JCCGNH, will discuss her writing practice i…

Mar

23 2019

B’nai B’rith CEO Speaks at BEKI

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St
New Haven, CT 06515

Dan Mariaschin, CEO of B'nai B'rith International, will speak about “Reflections After Pittsburgh: Anti-Semitism in…

Mar

24 2019

Support BCA Senior Poland Fund! The Wandering Que is a widely acclaimed food truck that serves some of the best koshe…

Mar

24 2019

Children's Purim Carnival at Temple Beth Tikvah

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Temple Beth Tikvah
196 Durham Road
Madison, CT 06443

SALTY BBYO Annual Purim Carnival Sunday, March 24 at 12 noon in the TBT Social Hall SALTY invites you to join us…

Mar

24 2019

Music & More CBSRZ Chester - Ukelele Workshop and Concert

2:00PM - 5:00PM  

Congregation Beth Shalom
55 East Kings Highway
Chester, CT 06412

Music & More’s eleventh season kicks off with a special ukulele concert and workshop event, “Uke Can’t Play Uke…

Mar

24 2019

Purimpalooza

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

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

Join Family and Friends to celebrate Purim at the JCC! Come join our dance party, compete in a kids costume contest, …

Mar

24 2019

Friendship Across Difference

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

West Hartford Conference Center at Town Hall
50 South Main St.
West Hartford,

What issues and forces divide the American Jewish and Muslim communities, including challenges in the Middle East? Wh…

Mar

25 2019

Crafternoons Jr.

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

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

Join friends and family to create an exciting craft each week. Enjoy a yummy snack and some refreshments while you cr…

Mar

25 2019

The Place of Jews in Polish Memory

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

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

Historian and professor at the Institute of Political Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Dariusz Stola is…

Mar

25 2019

Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

UConn Storrs Campus | Konover Auditorium at Dodd Research Center
405 Babbidge Road
Storrs, 06269

Join us for a fascinating and important conversation about the relationship between Israelis and Palestinians with be…

Mar

25 2019

Reading the Talmud with Rabbi Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

The Babylonian Talmud, in many ways more so than the Bible, is the core text of the Jewish people and yet it is unkno…

Mar

27 2019

Chamber of Commerce Morning Mingle

7:00AM - 9:00AM  

JCC
360 Amity Rd
Woodbridge, CT 06525

The Chamber of Commerce of Greater New Haven is hosting it's monthly Morning Mingle at the JCC. Partake in networking…

Mar

27 2019

Crafternoons (Grades 2-5)

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

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

Time to get crafty! Students will work with upper scale materials to complete a different craft each week to take hom…

Mar

27 2019

A Demonstration and Critical Examination of USC's Dimensions in Testimony

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Loria Center, Room B51, Yale University
190 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Join us for a demonstration by Kia Hays of USC Shoah Foundation’s Dimensions in Testimony Program – a collection…

Mar

27 2019

Israeli Author Maya Arad - Reading and Conversation

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life
80 Wall St.
New Haven, CT 06511

Israeli Author Maya Arad will read from her recent book, The Hebrew Teacher and discuss the life of Israelis in the US.

Mar

27 2019

Westville Synagogue University presents Prof. Eliyahu Stern

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Westville Synagogue
74 West Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06515-2342

Lecture sponsored by Westville Synagogue's Adult Education Program.

Prof. Eliyahu Stern will discuss "Jewish Materia…

Mar

28 2019

Navigating the Israeli Election
 

Skifka Center at Yale
80 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Join us for a panel discussion on the fast approaching Israeli Election, moderated by Paul Bass, New Haven Independen…

Mar

28 2019

Sticky Fingers

10:00AM - 11:00PM  

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

Dress for a mess! Join us for hands on fun with your toddler! Each session, a fun, kid friendly recipe will be explor…

Mar

28 2019

Yale Refugee Health Conference

5:00PM - 8:30PM  

Hope 110 Lecture Hall
315 Cedar St.
New Haven,

Intended for Connecticut clinicians and clinicians-in-training who are interested in learning about the specific ment…

Mar

30 2019

Dance Marathon at the JCC

9:00AM - 3:00PM  

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

Join us for dancing and friendship! Learn simple traditional Israeli folk dances. Expand your cultural understanding …

Mar

30 2019

Israeli Beginner Dance Class

1:30PM - 2:30PM  

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

Join us for dancing and friendship! Learn simple traditional Israeli folk dances. Expand your cultural understanding …

Mar

30 2019

Songs from Testimonies at the Fortunoff Video Archive

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Sudler Recital Hall, William Harkness Hall, Yale Campus
100 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Join the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies for a performance of songs remembered in testimonies by…

Mar

31 2019

Dancing Session

11:30AM - 4:00PM  

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

Join us for dancing and friendship! Learn simple traditional Israeli folk dances. Expand your cultural understanding …

Mar

31 2019

Israeli Beginner Dance Class

1:30PM - 2:30PM  

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

Join us for dancing and friendship! Learn simple traditional Israeli folk dances. Expand your cultural understanding …