Congregation Adath Israel

  • Adath Israel To Host Cabaret Night

    MONROE — Congregation Adath Israel of Newtown will present “Cabaret Night,” an evening of music, dancing, fine food and a silent auction, on Saturday, October 3. The special event will be held at Roberto’s Restaurant, 505 Main Street in Monroe.

    Organizers say the event, which will begin at 6:30 pm, will be entertaining for all who attend. The evening will feature entertainment by The Greg Packham Group along with a buffet dinner.

  • Comedy Night Planned At Adath Israel

    Congregation Adath Israel will host a night of comedy with Rabbi Sim Glaser, to take place on Sunday, March 15, at 7 pm, at the synagogue, 115 Huntingtown Road in Newtown.

    Rabbi Glaser has performed at the Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival for five years running, with sold out shows. He has delighted his synagogue with his own “Late Night with Rabbi Glaser” productions. He has also performed at rabbinical conventions as well as out-of-town synagogues.

  • The Story of Hanukkah Told At Congregation Adath Israel

    Students from The Nezvesky School For Religious Education, affiliated with Congregation Adath Israel on Huntingtown Road, took part in the congregation’s annual Hanukkah program on Sunday, December 21, in the temple’s sanctuary.

    David Smith, the school’s education chairman, looked on as Dalia Coleman, the school’s director, rehearsed with the students who were about to perform in the Hanukkah program.

  • Congregation Adath Israel Religious School To Host Hanukkah Program

    Congregation Adath Israel’s religious school will hold its annual Hanukkah program on Sunday, December 21, at 10:30 am, in the sanctuary at 115 Huntingtown Road.

    The Adath Israel religious school serves more than 30 children, kindergarten through seventh grade. Grades 4–7 meet twice a week, once on Sunday and once midweek. The preschool program meets once a month.

  • Dinner, Reception & Comedy Show To Benefit Adath Israel And Parents Circle Families Forum

    On Saturday, April 26, a dinner, reception, and comedy night will be held at Congregation Adath Israel, 115 Huntingtown Road. This evening will be a joint benefit for the Parents Circle Families Forum (for Israeli-Palestinian Peace) and Adath Israel.

    The event, to start at 8 pm, will include Rabbi Shaul Praver speaking for the Congregation and Bassam Aramin and Robi Damelin speaking for the Parents Circle. In addition, the evening will include nationally known entertainers Moody McCarthy, Andy Pitz, and Johnny Lampert.

  • Inspirational Evening Of Poetry Planned At Newtown's Synagogue

    On Friday, March 21, from 8:30 until 10 pm, poets and scholars from surrounding universities will gather at Congregation Adath Israel, 115 Huntingtown Road, for an inspirational evening of poetry. Refreshments will be served including wine, cheese and crackers.

    It will be an evening for sharing the deeper things of life, the things that really matter, according to Rabbi Shaul Praver.

    A Sabbath service will precede the poetry reading from 7:30 until 8:30. The community is welcome to attend both events.

  • Renowned Gospel Choir To Perform At Newtown Synagogue To Honor MLK, Jr

    In recognition of Martin Luther King Day, Congregation Adath Israel will host a renowned Hartford gospel choir in the synagogue sanctuary. The performance will begin at 7:30 pm Friday, January 17.

    Voices LLC of Hartford will perform at 115 Huntingtown Road to honor the legacy of the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr. The entire community is invited.

    The choir will take the stage at approximately 8 pm, following a traditional Hebrew prayers service that will begin at 7:30.

  • Adath Israel Planning Traditional Memorial Service For 12/14 Anniversary

    On Saturday, December 7, at 9:30 am, Congregation Adath Israel of Newtown will mark the first anniversary of the December 14, 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting with a traditional Jewish memorial service. The service will be on that date in keeping with the Hebrew date of the anniversary.

  • Adath Israel To Host ‘Come Together’

    MONROE — The Little House that Roared, a program of Congregation Adath Israel of Newtown, will present Come Together, an evening of Beatles music performed by the Beatles Tribute band Beatles Faux Sale, at Masuk High School on Saturday, October 12, at 7:30 pm.

  • Sisterhoods Co-Hosting Craft & Gift Fair In Trumbull, May 5

    TRUMBULL — A craft and gift fair hosted by the Sisterhood groups from Adath Israel of Newtown and B’nai Torah in Trumbull will be presented Sunday, May 5, at B’nai Torah, 5700 Main Street.

    An afternoon of shopping and pampering will be offered from 1 to 4 pm. Admission is free. There will be a wide variety of vendors, offering jewelry, Scentsy wickless candles, hand crafted mosaic items, Tupperware and Arbonne items, and much more.