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.
Rosh Hashanah eve service ends with a blessing and an Oneg.
Our shofar maven, Dave Shafer, show Sunday School kids how it’s done.
Members meet for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Sherwood Island State Park.
Hannukah is the eight-day Jewish winter celebration. For Humanistic Jews, Hannukah is a tribute to human power and courage. Judah Maccabee was a man who was willing to fight for what he believed, although like his enemy Antiochus Epiphanes, he was a religious zealot who denied freedom of worship to those who opposed him. Despite… 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. Humanistic Jewish education grows out of the philosophy of Humanistic Judaism…. Read More
Humanistic Judaism offers contemporary Jews a true alternative to the other branches of Judaism. Our services reflect a bold, creative approach to Judaism as a cultural, historical affiliation. On the High Holidays we take pride in celebrating and reflecting on our Jewish identity, in examining who we are as Jews in the modern world. As… Read More
The fall brought an influx of new members to CHJ. To our existing 71, we added 14 new “member units,” comprised of 45 unique people. Our Sunday School grew from 17 students at the start of the school year to 30 students today. Four out of the 14 new member families are couples with no children in the Sunday School; the rest joined CHJ and Sunday School simultaneously. Our intimate and dynamic group appeals to all generations. Read More