- Saturday, March 29, 2014
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.
- Friday, March 7, 2014
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.
- Thursday, December 26, 2013
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.
- Friday, November 22, 2013
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.
- Tuesday, August 27, 2013
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.
- Tuesday, April 30, 2013
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.
- Wednesday, April 10, 2013
- Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Congregation Adath Israel of Newtown and the Newtown Interfaith Clergy Association will host a talk by Rabbi Seth and Sherri Mandell on Sunday, May 5 at 4:30 pm. Their talk, “Building Resilience After Tragedy — A Guide for the Individual and the Community,” will take place at Adath Israel, 115 Huntingtown Road.
- Friday, March 1, 2013
"It is far better to light a candle than to curse the darkness."
—HH Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
The first of the Four Noble Truths taught by the historical Buddha affirmed the reality of human suffering. The Buddha went on to outline a methodology for transforming negative emotions of anger, despair, and helplessness into a path of active compassion toward oneself and others.