Welcome to the 

  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!

For more information, click here or contact us at info@youngisraelwh.org.

Shabbat Achim—Young Israel Unity Shabbat

Shabbat November 17-18th

Friday Night — Shabbat Dinner Share
Host or be hosted by someone in our community and share a meaningful Shabbat meal getting to know some new faces in our community and enjoying some older ones.

Shabbat Kiddush
After a spirited davening, enjoy a warm hot kiddush sponsored by the Young Israel.

Saturday Night New Members Welcome
Join us for a beautiful Melaveh Malka reception at the home of Ann & Jeremy Pava in honor and to welcome our new members.
To sign up, please go to goo.gl/De3T8u  and for more information, please contact Daniella Robinson at 860-578-9515 or robinson.daniella@gmail.com.

Toiletries Drive

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.


For more about what's going on see our weekly bulletin.

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.


Sun, December 10 2017 22 Kislev 5778