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

BEKI Kadima & USY

BEKI Kadima

Kadima is a youth group for Jewish middle-schoolers (5th-8th grade), regardless of synagogue affiliation.  4th graders are invited to attend Kadima events in the spring semester.
Past Chapter events include:

  • Dodgeball
  • Autumn hike on Sleeping Giant
  • Saturday Shabbat Chavurah at BEKI
  • A visit to Leitner Family Observatory & Planetarium
  • Shabbat dinners
  • Tu’Bshevat seder
  • Snow tubing at Powder Ridge
Past Hanefesh Regional Kadima events include:

  • A trip to Launch! Trampoline Park
  • An overnight at Prime Climb indoor climbing gym
  • Kadima Kallah at Camp Ramah in Palmer, MA
  • A trip to Lake Compounce

Synagogue subsidies are available for certain regional programs!

To become a BEKI Kadima member, please submit following form and payment per directions which can be found on the form. For more questions, please contact BEKI Kadima Advisor at


Next Kadima Tikkun Olam Project: Help set up Supper for Abraham’s Tent (hosting several homeless men for a week at BEKI)
Saturday, March 25 4-6 pm at BEKI, 85  Harrison St. New Haven, CT . sign up at

Regional Kadima Shabbaton!
Date:   Friday March 31- Saturday April 1
Time:   Starts at 4 PM Friday, ends at 9:30 PM Saturday
Where:   Emmanuel Synagogue, West Hartford, Connecticut
Cost:   $49
Register at by March 27 (choose Kadima Kallah option)
Open to Grades 6-8.
Carpool/Subsidy Available.
For questions or further information contact BEKI USY Advisor,  Becky May at 203-584-6291 or




Save the Dates – Spring 2017

4/30, (June date/End of year party to be announced)


Fun with Kadima

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BEKI Kadima & USY