Congregation Beth El – Keser Israel

Affiliation: Conservative

New Haven, CT 06515-1724

(203) 389-2108

We are proud of our reputation as a vibrant community and welcoming home for LGBTQIA+ folx.


  • Synagogue


  • Does LGBTQ Advocacy
  • Does LGBTQ Outreach
  • Gender Inclusive Bathrooms
  • Has Anti-Bullying Focus
  • Has Inclusive Materials
  • Has LGBTQ Library Resources
  • Has LGBTQ Programming
  • Has Out Leadership
  • Has Out Parents
  • Has Out Participants
  • Incorporates LGBTQ Issues
  • Offers Changing Rooms
  • Offers Flexible Housing
  • Staff Trained on Inclusion
  • Uses LGBTQ-Inclusive Language

Wedding Commitments

  • Available for personal counseling
  • Weddings/commitment ceremonies for same-sex couples are performed in our synagogue
  • Welcomes Halakhic LGBTQ queries
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a Jewish same-sex couple