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WE HAVE RESUMED MINYANIM!! To join us, please review these guidelines (here). We will continue to live-stream on Zoom (here) all our minyanim for those unable or unready to attend. 

Plus, don't miss our countless virtual and in-person programs each week! Catch them all scheduled here in our weekly bulletin.

Many in our community are especially vulnerable to even the slightest interruption in their income. If you are in a position to offer assistance, please click here to make a donation to the COVID-19 Relief Fund. Do you need support? We are here to help you!! Just look BELOW!

  Welcome to the 

  Young Israel of West Hartford


Founded in 1968, the Young Israel of West Hartford is a warmvibrant and multi-generational Centrist Orthodox synagogue serving the spiritual, educational and social needs of its diverse members and the Greater Hartford Jewish community. 

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.  

Located in the beautiful and leafy town of West Hartford, CT, with a lower cost of livingaffordable real estaterobust employment opportunities  – together with all the important Jewish communal amenities – come see why the Young Israel of West Hartford continues to attract families from all across the United States.

Plan your visit today here! 

Plus, check out some of our upcoming programslearning opportunities and youth programs and so much more!

To learn more about us and see for yourself why we love West Hartford, click here or contact us at

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Do you need help? WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!!

There are a number of COVID-19 Relief programs underway to help address and alleviate the additional burdens of our current situation. 

Please! Help Us Help You -- please reach out confidentially to Rabbi Brander or a member of the board if you are in need of support -- physically, financially, mentally or emotionally! We are here for you!!

You can also tap into a number of community-wide initiatives underway to help provide support:

CLICK HERE to get support with providing Kosher For Pesach meals, personal hygiene products, arrange for check-in calls and to apply for a rapid relief emergency stipend of up to $750 from the Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Foundation. 

Additional financial support is available through the Young Israel. Please contact Rabbi Brander at

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


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