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

Old Schmooze page


Materials to peruse before the schmooze

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Heshbon Nefesh:  Taking a Moral Inventory in Judaism & in the 12-Steps

Dr. Jay Sokolow
September 14, 2020

Meditation and Teshuva – Part II

Robin Goldberg
September 9, 2020

The Psychological Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Drs. Raina Sotsky and Morris Bell
September 3, 2020

Meditation and Teshuva – Part 1

Robin Goldberg
September 2, 2020

How Today’s Choices Determine How We Will Live in Our 90s

Sascha van Creveld
August 26, 2020

Do Black Lives Matter in the Declaration of Independence?

Robert Forbes
August 19, 2020

Policing, Racism, and Community

Professor Kalfani Turé
August 12, 2020

From Left to Right: Lucy Dawidowicz, the New York Intellectuals and the Politics of Jewish History

Professor Nancy Sinkoff
July 22, 2020

It’s Never Too Early to Start Planning: Giving yourself a Voice in the Face of Mortality

Donna Levine, Esq. and Dr. Michael Hurwitz
July 8, 2020

Tracking Covid-19 in New Haven and Across the Country

Dr. Dan Weinberger
July 1, 2020