Sign In Forgot Password

Young Israel of West Hartford

Gala Awards Dinner

Young Israel of West Hartford

PROUDLY PRESENTS ITS

Gala Awards Dinner

Sunday, March, 6, 2016

5:30 Cocktails
6:30 Program and Dinner

Marquee Events
G. Fox Building
960 Main Street
Hartford, Connecticut

BLACK TIE OPTIONAL

Awards

LIFETIME SERVICE
JUDIE AND LAL PATEL

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
SHAYNE AND STUART KESLER

ETZ CHAIM
JAY GERSHMAN

WELCOMING
RABBI TUVIA BRANDER
SHARING HIS VISION FOR THE YOUNG ISRAEL OF WEST HARTFORD

Click here to make your reservation

Our Latest Youth Event

 

YIWH Welcomes Rabbi Tuvia Brander

By Stacey Dresner

Connecticut Jewish Ledger, September 30th, 2015

WEST HARTFORD – While growing up as a rabbi’s son in Boca Raton, Fla., Tuvia Brander had no plans to go into the rabbinate.

Rabbi Tuvia Brander“Growing up in a rabbinic home, I always was passionate about serving the Jewish community but wanted to stay as far away from the rabbinate as possible,” he explained. “I really liked mathematics and thought I would either go into engineering or some other math-related field.”

But the son of Rabbi Kenneth Brander, who served for many years as the spiritual leader of the Boca Raton Synagogue (BRS), and who is now vice president for University and Community Life at Yeshiva University, Tuvia Brander eventually, as they say, entered the “family business.”

Continue reading...

Fri, 12 February 2016 3 Adar I 5776