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Sep 18 @ 7:30 pm Unitarian Church
Kol Nidre Service Doors open at 7pm. Featuring  Nicholas Hardie, cello; Igor Pasternak, piano; and Anna Slate, vocalist
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm Unitarian Church
1:00 – 1:45 PM Yom Kippur Family Service ** Featuring Marcia Kosstrin, storyteller of “In the Jerusalem Shuk” 2:00 – 3:00 PM Looking Ahead: Promises to Oneself A discussion about making vows for a better tomorrow Led by Elsa Cantor 3:15 – 4:15 PM Meditation Led by Gail Ostrow (Bring a pillow or mat if you... Read More
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:15 am Bedford Middlde School
The Adult Education Committee welcomes current and potential Congregation for Humanistic Judaism members for participatory reading of a short story by S.Y. Agnon, the only Hebrew writer to win the Nobel Prize. Our facilitator is Susan Boyar, a CHJ member who is a life-long reader and teacher. Susan studied French literature at Goucher College and... Read More
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:15 am Bedford Middle School
Prepare for the coming year with Sukkot lessons and crafts.
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am Wakeman Town Farm
Bring your family, picnic blankets (or lawn chairs) and hang out with CHJ friends under the sukkah. Potluck arrangements will be organized by Rhona Robbin and emails will be sent in mid-September. While some decorations will be supplied by the Sunday School Mitzvah Class, we ask that attendees bring harvest items to decorate this year’s sukkah.... Read More
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am Home of Libby Miller
In Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Hailed as “wrenching and revelatory” (The Nation), “vivid and unsettling” (New York Review of Books), Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one... Read More
Oct 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
A video followed by a discussion ” A Yiddish World Remembered”.
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm Bush-Holley House
All members and prospective members of CHJ are invited. Please RSVP by October 6 to michael.koelle@yale.edu.
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am Home of Mitch Tilkin
Coffee and bagels at 9:30am. Meeting starts at 10am. All CHJ men are welcome. Let Mitch know if you’re coming.
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am Home of Teri Klein
Come enjoy refreshments and socializing with CHJ women. A topic is chosen at the gathering. It’s a great way to get to know each other.
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
Bennett Muraskin to talk – “It Ain’t Necessarily So”.
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am Home of Joann Heimann
Set during the tumult of World War II, on the lush Malayan island of Penang, The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng tells a riveting and poignant tale about a young man caught in the tangle of wartime loyalties and deceits. New members are always welcome.
Nov 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
All CHJ members are invited to the Board Meeting.  Please let Steve Getz know you are planning on attending.
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am Home of Myrna Retsky
Come enjoy refreshments and socializing with CHJ women. A topic is chosen at the gathering. It’s a great way to get to know each other.
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
The video “When Jews Were Funny” will be followed by a discussion.
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am Home of Roberta Frank
Moe Berg is the only major-league baseball player whose baseball card is on display at the headquarters of the CIA. As Nicholas Dawidoff follows Berg from his claustrophobic childhood through his glamorous (though equivocal) careers in sports and espionage and into the long, nomadic years during which he lived on the hospitality of such scattered... Read More
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
A video “The Chosen People” will be followed by a discussion.
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am TBD
Come enjoy refreshments and socializing with CHJ women. A topic is chosen at the gathering. It’s a great way to get to know each other.
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am Home of Ellie Shafer
Book TBD
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
Video TBD
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am Home of Roberta Frank
Come enjoy refreshments and socializing with CHJ women. A topic is chosen at the gathering. It’s a great way to get to know each other.
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
Sunday Schmooze
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
Video TBD
Mar 1 – Mar 3 all-day Boston, MA
More details to follow.
Mar 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
Video TBD
Mar 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
All CHJ members are invited to the Board Meeting. Please RSVP Steve Getz if you plan to attend.
Apr 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am Bedford Middle School
Dr. Deborah Varat will be giving a presentation on Jewish Art History.
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