Young Israel of West Hartford

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  Young Israel of West Hartford


The Young Israel of West Hartford is warm diverse and vibrant Modern Orthodox congregation. We aspire to inspire personal growth and social responsibility as well as to strengthen our connection to our heritage, the Torah, our tradition, our Mesorah, and our homeland, the State of Israel. 

As a synagogue and as individuals, we seek to cultivate an environment that values each member of our community and connects across generations from babies to bubbies

More than just a synagogue, the Young Israel of West Hartford is a warm and loving community seeking to inspire individuals and families of all ages, backgrounds, levels of education and observance.  Please join us for a Shabbat, a service or a program, and we are confident that you will find a warm and welcoming home.


Check out some of our upcoming programsexciting past events, learning opportunity and youth programs!

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Shabbat with YU GPATS Fellow

Yom Yerushalayim Art Contest

Meet the Musmach: YIWH Edition!

Meet the Musmachim: Rabbi Tuvia Brander

Rabbi Tuvia Brander '12YC '15R, rabbi of Young Israel of West Hartford, Connecticut, shares how RIETS prepared him to tackle the many different aspects of communal leadership that synagogue rabbis in smaller communities take on. Meet the incredible musmachim who will celebrate their ordination at the RIETS Chag HaSemikhah on March 19.


Upcoming Events

  • Celebrate Israel's 69th Birthday
    Shabbat, Apr 29th 11:00a to 1:00p
    Hear & Honor Local IDF Soldiers followed by a Gala Kiddush.


  • Shabbat with YU GPATS Community Fellow Chumie Juni
    Shabbat, May 13th (All day)
    Chumie is a doctoral student in Brown University's Department of Religious Studies, working on her Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion and Religious Ethics. She received her B.A. in Philosophy and Biology from Stern College for Women and her M.A. in Jewish Philosophy from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies. She is an alumna of the Graduate Program for Advanced Talmudic Studies (GPATS), and has studied at the Drisha Institute and the Center for Modern Torah Leadership's Summer Beit Midrash. S



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Sat, 29 April 2017 3 Iyyar 5777