Young Israel of West Hartford

  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.

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Just love Chulent?
Join us on Shabbat morning, 1/21, to taste test West Hartford's best Chulents!



Upcoming Events

  • First Annual Chulent Cookoff
    Shabbat, Jan 21st (All day)
    May the Best Chulent Win!


  • Movie Night: Denial
    Motzei Shabbat, Feb 4th 8:00p to 10:30p
    When university professor Deborah E. Lipstadt includes World War II historian David Irving in a book about Holocaust deniers, Irving accuses her of libel and sparks a legal battle for historical truth. With the burden of proof placed on the accused, Lipstadt and her legal team fight to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred. Based on the book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier." (Rated PG-13) Free Admission



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Wed, 18 January 2017 20 Tevet 5777