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WE HAVE RESUMED 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 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 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 info@youngisraelwh.org.

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Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Tuesday ,
    MarMarch  9 , 2021
    Pesach Seder Boot Camp
    Tuesday, Mar 9th 7:45a to 8:45a
    Chanukah is over....and Pesach is around the corner. Inspire your Pesach this year! Join Rabbi Forgosh and the West Hartford Jewish community in learning the last chapter of Tractate Pesachim. Get the “Daf Yomi experience” without the long-term commitment. Gain insight to your Passover Seder, plus other important topics including (but not limited to) general brachot, kiddush, and havdalah Finish one chapter (22 front and back pages) of Talmud in just 3 weeks Built in weekly review of pertinent halachot All skill levels welcome, English translations provided

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday ,
    MarMarch  10 , 2021
    Pesach Seder Boot Camp
    Wednesday, Mar 10th 7:45a to 8:45a
    Chanukah is over....and Pesach is around the corner. Inspire your Pesach this year! Join Rabbi Forgosh and the West Hartford Jewish community in learning the last chapter of Tractate Pesachim. Get the “Daf Yomi experience” without the long-term commitment. Gain insight to your Passover Seder, plus other important topics including (but not limited to) general brachot, kiddush, and havdalah Finish one chapter (22 front and back pages) of Talmud in just 3 weeks Built in weekly review of pertinent halachot All skill levels welcome, English translations provided

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday ,
    MarMarch  11 , 2021
    Pesach Seder Boot Camp
    Thursday, Mar 11th 7:45a to 8:45a
    Chanukah is over....and Pesach is around the corner. Inspire your Pesach this year! Join Rabbi Forgosh and the West Hartford Jewish community in learning the last chapter of Tractate Pesachim. Get the “Daf Yomi experience” without the long-term commitment. Gain insight to your Passover Seder, plus other important topics including (but not limited to) general brachot, kiddush, and havdalah Finish one chapter (22 front and back pages) of Talmud in just 3 weeks Built in weekly review of pertinent halachot All skill levels welcome, English translations provided

    MORE INFO

  • Friday ,
    MarMarch  12 , 2021
    Pesach Seder Boot Camp
    Friday, Mar 12th 7:45a to 8:45a
    Chanukah is over....and Pesach is around the corner. Inspire your Pesach this year! Join Rabbi Forgosh and the West Hartford Jewish community in learning the last chapter of Tractate Pesachim. Get the “Daf Yomi experience” without the long-term commitment. Gain insight to your Passover Seder, plus other important topics including (but not limited to) general brachot, kiddush, and havdalah Finish one chapter (22 front and back pages) of Talmud in just 3 weeks Built in weekly review of pertinent halachot All skill levels welcome, English translations provided

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday ,
    MarMarch  13 , 2021
    Shabbat in the Shade
    Shabbat, Mar 13th 10:45a to 11:45a

    MORE INFO

  • Saturday ,
    MarMarch  13 , 2021
    Shabbat Hangout for Grades 4-6
    Shabbat, Mar 13th 2:30p to 3:00p

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  • Sunday ,
    MarMarch  14 , 2021
    Pesach Seder Boot Camp
    Sunday, Mar 14th 7:45a to 8:45a
    Chanukah is over....and Pesach is around the corner. Inspire your Pesach this year! Join Rabbi Forgosh and the West Hartford Jewish community in learning the last chapter of Tractate Pesachim. Get the “Daf Yomi experience” without the long-term commitment. Gain insight to your Passover Seder, plus other important topics including (but not limited to) general brachot, kiddush, and havdalah Finish one chapter (22 front and back pages) of Talmud in just 3 weeks Built in weekly review of pertinent halachot All skill levels welcome, English translations provided

    MORE INFO

  • Sunday ,
    MarMarch  14 , 2021
    Final Dor L'Dor
    Sunday, Mar 14th 9:30a to 10:30a

    MORE INFO

  • Sunday ,
    MarMarch  14 , 2021
    Teen Teach & TIe Dye
    Sunday, Mar 14th 1:00p

    MORE INFO

  • Monday ,
    MarMarch  15 , 2021
    Pesach Seder Boot Camp
    Monday, Mar 15th 7:45a to 8:45a
    Chanukah is over....and Pesach is around the corner. Inspire your Pesach this year! Join Rabbi Forgosh and the West Hartford Jewish community in learning the last chapter of Tractate Pesachim. Get the “Daf Yomi experience” without the long-term commitment. Gain insight to your Passover Seder, plus other important topics including (but not limited to) general brachot, kiddush, and havdalah Finish one chapter (22 front and back pages) of Talmud in just 3 weeks Built in weekly review of pertinent halachot All skill levels welcome, English translations provided

    MORE INFO

 

 

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

 

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.

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