Congregation B'nai Israel

2710 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604 | (203) 336-1858 | |

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Kabbalat Shabbat w/guest speaker, Dr. Asti Jackson

January 8, 2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on Friday evenings for Kabbalat Shabbat service at 6:00 p.m. For now we worship via Zoom (please see your weekly email for the Zoom link or contact the temple office at 203-336-1858).

Dr. Asti Jackson serves as the co-Chair of the Criminal Justice Reform team of Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut (CONECT) , an interfaith and interracial community organizing group. CONECT’s Criminal Justice Reform team is currently leading a legislative campaign that will automatically expunge criminal records of individuals in hopes of reducing barriers to re-entry into society.  Dr. Jackson is also an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Psychiatry (Division of Substance Abuse) at Yale School of Medicine. She received her PhD in Behavioral Pharmacology at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2017  and currently researches adolescent and adult e-cigarette use behaviors. 

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