About our Congregation
Young Israel of West Hartford is a warm, diverse and vibrant Centrist Orthodox community that spans the generations--connecting babies to bubbies. We are proud to be part of an involved in the Greater Hartford Jewish community.
Founded in 1968, the Young Israel of West Hartford aspires to inspire! We aspire to inspire personal growth and social responsibility. We strive to care for one another and foster a sense of belonging that attracts and values all who make this place their home. We seek create a nurturing atmosphere that promotes growth in Torah, Avodah (Prayer), Gmilut Chasadim (Loving Kindness) and instills a connection to our homeland, the State of Israel.
Our beautiful city of West Hartford is located less than two hours from New York and Boston. We offer a warm "small town" feel with all the amenities of a big city. West Hartford is a wonderful place to raise kids, with lots of parks and activities for families. We boast of the country's leading children's museums, a science museum, art museams, theatres, amusements parks, skiing, and more. We are home to fine universities and three major hospitals. Many employment opportunities are available in the area and we would be happy to provide an employment professional to assist in a job search.
Feel free to contact us for more information. We would be delighted to have you visit as our guests.