Rosh Hashanah eve service ends with a blessing and an Oneg.
The shofar is heard at CHJ Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Family Services.
Teen Tzedakah Group shows off backpacks ready for Mercy Center school kids.
Members all play a role in making the congregation work. Read about how CHJ is organized.
Members meet for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Sherwood Island State Park.
Celebrating nature at the Tu B’Shvat seder is a joyous event filled with music and good food.
CHJ celebrates the High Holidays with beautiful and contemplative services incorporating elements of Jewish tradition that are consistent with our humanistic perspective. Each year the services are written anew or edited by members of the congregation. The Rosh Hashanah evening service reflects both the joy and solemnity of the Jewish New Year. Included are readings,… Read More
Sunday School at the Congregation for Humanistic Judaism offers instruction for grades kindergarten through Bar/Bat Mitzvah. In small classes, and through art, music, technology, texts, and games, students learn about Jewish culture, history, and holidays, receiving a rich Jewish experience from a humanistic perspective. Read about What’s Happening at Sunday School this year here. Humanistic… Read More
Don’t miss this opportunity for a personal introduction to the Congregation for Humanistic Judaism at our annual Open House! The program begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Bedford Middle School, 88 North Avenue, Westport, CT. Enjoy a bagel breakfast while you meet and greet current members. You’ll learn about our Sunday School,… Read More
Thank you all for making CHJ happen for another year. I was a little worried after the printer’s mix-up resulted in our not having enough programs for the Kol Nidre Service, one of the year’s first and most important events. Fortunately, the Ritual Committee’s moving services and music saved the evening, and everything since then has gone smoothly with many flashes of brilliance.