Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel

85 Harrison Street, New Haven, CT 06515-1724 | P: 203.389.2108 |

Our banner is based on BEKI’s stained glass, designed in 2008 by Cynthia Beth Rubin. For information on this and other of Cynthia’s work, go to: <a href="" target="_blank"></a>. Artisan Fabrication by JC Glass of Branford, CT

Back to Shul Day

August 29, 2021    
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, August 29 is a work and fun day to prepare the shul for High Holy Days. Our goal is to prepare the synagogue, inside and out, while spending time with friends and getting to know new members. All events are kid-friendly (except for beer-tasting!).

9:00 am                 Minyan followed by coffee and schmooze

Shop at the gift shop for all your holiday needs, including local honey!

9:45 am                 Make gefilte fish with Yaron Lew

11:00 am              Change torah covers with Ina Silverman. Polish silver with Sarah Berry. Load mahzorim on the cart for siddurim changeover. Pull weeds, trim plants, clean beds and plant flowers with Jennifer Myer

1:30 pm                 Shofar blowing class and practice

3:00 pm                 Honey snacks & schmooze. Compare local and commercial honey. Taste test apples and local beers

3:30 pm                 Kids’ program

4:00 pm                 Clean up


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