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COVID-19 INFORMATION

WE HAVE RESUMED OUTDOOR MINYANIM!! To join us, please review these guidelines (here) and sign up in advance for individual minyanim ( here). We will continue to live-stream on Zoom (here) all our outdoor 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.

Please click here to read our communications about Covid-19 and its effect on our community and shul.

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 warm, vibrant 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 living, affordable real estate, robust 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.

Try our Shabbat Challenge! Join us for just one Shabbat, one service or one program, and we are confident that you will find a warm and welcoming home.

Plan your visit today here! 

Plus, check out some of our upcoming programs, learning 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 info@youngisraelwh.org.

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 rabbi@youngisraelwh.org.

Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Saturday ,
    OctOctober  24 , 2020
    Shabbat In the Sun
    Shabbat, Oct 24th 10:45a to 11:15a
    Join us for a taste of Shabbat together! We will sing some songs, read a story and learn a bit about the parasha -- plus enjoy some special Shabbat treats! Must Preregister -- Targeted for children 5-10 years old.

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday ,
    OctOctober  24 , 2020
    Snack & Schmooze
    Shabbat, Oct 24th 3:30p to 5:15p
    For Grades 3-6 Shabbat, October 24th 3:30-5:15PM @ Young Israel in the tent *** Masks must be worn *** Questions? Contact Leora at youthdirector@youngisraelwh.org

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday ,
    OctOctober  24 , 2020
    Teen Bonfire and Movie
    Motzei Shabbat, Oct 24th 7:30p to 9:00p
    Motzei Shabbat October 24th, 7:30PM @ Young Israel Grades 8-12 *** Masks must be worn *** Contact Leora with and questions: Youthdirector@youngisraelwh.org

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday ,
    OctOctober  31 , 2020
    Shabbat In the Sun
    Shabbat, Oct 31st 10:45a to 11:15a
    Join us for a taste of Shabbat together! We will sing some songs, read a story and learn a bit about the parasha -- plus enjoy some special Shabbat treats! Must Preregister -- Targeted for children 5-10 years old.

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday ,
    NovNovember  7 , 2020
    Shabbat In the Sun
    Shabbat, Nov 7th 10:45a to 11:15a
    Join us for a taste of Shabbat together! We will sing some songs, read a story and learn a bit about the parasha -- plus enjoy some special Shabbat treats! Must Preregister -- Targeted for children 5-10 years old.

    MORE INFO

 

 

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

Purim Shpiel 2019

We are excited to partner with Ohr Torah Stone and the Israeli Ministry of Diaspora Affairs to bring Amiel BaKehila to the Greater Hartford region! Over the course of the past year, 5779/2018-2019, and the coming year, 5780/2019-2020, we look forward to welcoming 9 delegations exploring issues of culture, politics and Judaism.

For more information and to find out about programming, click here!

 

Fri, October 23 2020 5 Cheshvan 5781