Congregation Mishkan Israel (CMI) will host a series of Shabbat evening services with a social action theme. The Pre-Election Discussion Series will address key issues in this year’s Presidential election.
The first in the series will be held on Friday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker, Rabbi Uri Regev will discuss Israelis’ views of our election. Rabbi Regev is an internationally renowned leader and advocate of religious liberty and the liberal movements of Judaism in his native Israel and around the world. He currently serves as the President and CEO of a new educational and advocacy Israel-Diaspora partnership, “Freedom of Religion for Israel” and of its Israeli counterpart, “Hiddush – For Freedom of Religion and Equality.”
The next part in the series will be held on Friday, October 26. Former New York Times reporter, Linda Greenhouse will talk about the Supreme Court.
Sponsored by the synagogue’s Social Action Committee, the series is free of charge and open to the community. Congregation Mishkan Israel is a reform synagogue located at 785 Ridge Road in Hamden. For more information, contact the synagogue office at (203) 288-3877.