Congregation B’nai Israel is registered in the Chai Mitzvah adult education program. It “encourages an integrated experiential approach to Jewish life” in two sections of nine once-a-month meetings:
Nine once a month meetings. The Chai Mitzvah curriculum:
- Each person chooses an independent study topic for the year
- Each person chooses a ritual/spiritual practice for the year
- Each person commits to a social action for the year
And we “celebrate the journey” as we each “deepen ” our own “engagement with Jewish life”.
There is a packet of 9 resource books that costs $25 to be paid for by each participant. You can learn more at: www.chaimitzvah.org, or call at B’nai Israel on Clapboard Ridge Road. The telephone number there is 203-792-6161.
Daytime section meetings are the 3rd Thursday of each month, Feb 18, this month, 10-11:30 AM.
Evening section meetings are the last Saturday night of each month, Feb 27, this month, 7-8:30 PM.
The program is open to the public so let your friends know about it. All are welcome.
You may register even after the program has started, but you must email Ms. Weisblatt, number above, to order the materials.