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  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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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. 

Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Saturday ,
    FebFebruary  4 , 2023
    Chulent Cook- Off Classic
    Shabbat, Feb 4th 11:00a to 12:00p
    Winners from each week compete head-to-head in the February 4th finale. $18 to enter competition! Participants will be randomly selected to compete in either week 1 or week 2. Potatoes, onions, barley, beans, chulent meat, and basic spices will be provided, other additions are encouraged.


  • Sunday ,
    FebFebruary  5 , 2023
    Margot Jeremias Memorial Kristallnacht Commemoration Lecture
    Sunday, Feb 5th 7:30p to 8:30p


  • Saturday ,
    FebFebruary  11 , 2023
    Trivia Night
    Motzei Shabbat, Feb 11th 7:30p to 9:00p
    Feeling smart? Looking for date night ideas? Think you should be on Jeopardy? Or just looking for a fun night out? Then come join your friends and community for a battle of the brains!!!


  • Sunday ,
    FebFebruary  12 , 2023
    Super Bowl (TM) LVII Squares
    Sunday, Feb 12th 6:30p to 9:30p




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

Mon, January 30 2023 8 Shevat 5783