Congregation Mishkan Israel (Hamden, Conn.) Records
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of flyers, invitations and programs concerning the Congregation's 100th anniversary and other events, as well as bulletins about services.
- Congregation Mishkan Israel (Hamden, Conn.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
The collection is in English.
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Congregation Mishkan Israel in Hamden, Connecticut, was founded in 1840. Their cemetery was established in 1843 in the Westville section of New Haven, Connecticut. The congregation has a long history with serving the greater New Haven, Connecticut area, including assisting Russian Jewish immigrants settle in New Haven during the 1880s, and again, in the 1990s. They also established the first free Hebrew School in the early 1900s. During the 1960s, the synagogue, under the leadership of Rabbi Robert E. Goldburg, forged a strong relationship with Martin Luther King. Rabbi Goldburg participated in the March to Montgomery in 1965, and Dr. King spoke at the synagogue in 1961.
- Herbert Brockman, Rabbi. "Rabbi's Welcome." Congregation Mishkan Israel. Congregation Mishkan Israel, 2010. Web. 6 Jan 2011. (http://cmihamden.org/who-we-are/rabbi%E2%80%99s-welcome/).
- Materials from the collection.
- Congregation Mishkan Israel founded.
- Mishkan Israel's cemetery is established.
- Mishkan Israel helps Russian Jewish immigrants settle in New Haven, Connecticut.
- The congregation establishes a free Hebrew school.
- Martin Luther King speaks at the synagogue.
- Rabbi Robert Goldburg participates in the March to Montgomery with Martin Luther King.
- The congregation assists Russian Jewish immigrants settling in Connecticut.
1 linear foot (2 manuscript boxes)
Congregation Mishkan Israel in Hamden, Connecticut, was founded in 1840. Their cemetery was established in 1843 in the Westville section of New Haven, Connecticut. This collection consists primarily of newsletters and other synagogue publications, as well as invitations to the 100th anniversary of the synagogue and other events.
Located in Boston, Mass.
Acquisition information is unknown.
Reprocessed by Stephanie Call, 2011
- Guide to the Congregation Mishkan Israel (Hamden, Conn.) Records, I-465
- Reprocessed by Stephanie Call