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
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 last Board Meeting was particularly meaningful because it was the last time most of us saw Jeanne Franklin, our Congregation’s co-founder. Jeanne was there to introduce her beloved therapy dog Cash, her new partner in her mission to lift the spirits of those around her, particularly seniors. Jeanne had always taken the initiative to improve her community. In addition to founding our Congregation, she had been a lifelong advocate for seniors, as the founding Executive Director of the Stamford Senior Center.
“I love what you’re talking about,” Jeanne remarked about our discussion of Social Action.