Congregation B’nai Israel is a longstanding cornerstone of Jewish life in the Greater Bridgeport area. While we were founded over 150 years ago, our strength lies in our willingness to look to the future. A recent expansion and renovation of our building included a new chapel, social pavilion, and additional classrooms. What truly makes us special, however, are the people who belong here. We pride ourselves in being a place where a diverse intergenerational community forms long-lasting friendships, enriches their lives through shared learning, celebrates joyous occasions and supports one another in times of need.
On June 5th, at a special 7:30 p.m. service, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of our most uplifting lifecycle events, Confirmation. For more information click here. We hope you will join us for this very special event.
This year’s Merkaz graduation will be taking place on June 7th right here at B’nai Israel. Please come and celebrate with the graduates
We will be celebrating the Confirmation Class of 2015 on May 31st at 2:00 p.m. Please join us for this special event.
We will be having a special Summer Camp Shabbat on June 12th to bless and send off all of summer campers. Lots of fun music followed by an ice cream social.
Join us on June 24th at 7 P.M. at The Fairfield University Bookstore with Nancy Sharp, Easton,CT Native and Author of Both Sides Now: Her true story of Love, Loss and Bold Living
Join Rabbi Schultz for a four-week discussion of women in the Bible beginning June 5th. Discussions begin at noon.
Join us for an interfaith trip to Israel as Congregation B’nai Israel and First Church of Fairfield travel together! Find out more by visiting the web page here!
Join us and the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County as we bid our Israeli Emissaries farewell on June 2nd at Temple Israel in Westport.
We will be holding our Annual Meeting on June 18th. Please join us for this important temple meeting.
Please join us for a mah jongg tournament on June 14th to benefit ORT America.
We will be holding a Blood Drive at the temple on July 23rd. Please stop by and donate!
The Chesed Program is looking for volunteers to: make/deliver meals, provide rides, and visit congregants. Visit our Chesed page for more information.