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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 info@youngisraelwh.org.

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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 ,
    DecDecember  10 , 2022
    The Weisel Dor L'Dor Glow in the Dark Musical Havdallah
    Motzei Shabbat, Dec 10th 6:00p to 7:15p

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  • Sunday ,
    DecDecember  11 , 2022
    Rabbi Brander & The Chocolate Factory
    Sunday, Dec 11th 1:00p to 2:30p

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  • Tuesday ,
    DecDecember  13 , 2022
    A Hashakafic & Halachic Journey through Taharat Hamishpacha
    Tuesday, Dec 13th 8:30p to 9:30p
    With our Community Scholar & Yoetzet Halacha, Ruthie Braffman Shulman All zoom events: youngisraelwh.org/zoom **Refresher Series (Women Only)**

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  • Saturday ,
    DecDecember  17 , 2022
    Shabbat Achim
    Shabbat, Dec 17th (All day)
    We are so excited to be bringing back a Young Israel tradition! Shabbat Achim is a great opportunity to share a wonderful meaningful Shabbat lunch with members of our amazing Young Israel community. You can sign up to host or be a guest and we will match you with a family to share a meal. Let us take the pressure out of inviting guests! Any questions? Contact Ronit Kaufman (ronitskaufman@gmail.com).

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  • Saturday ,
    DecDecember  24 , 2022
    Young Israel of West Hartford Chanukah Extravaganza
    Motzei Shabbat, Dec 24th 6:00p to 7:30p

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  • Saturday ,
    JanJanuary  21 , 2023
    Chulent Cook- Off Classic
    Shabbat, Jan 21st 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.

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  • Saturday ,
    JanJanuary  28 , 2023
    Chulent Cook- Off Classic
    Shabbat, Jan 28th 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.

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  • 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.

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

Thu, December 8 2022 14 Kislev 5783