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COVID-19 INFORMATION

 

Please click here to read our communications about Covid-19 and its effect on our community and shul and to tune in to our many virtual opportunities to connect and learn.

Join us for our Daily Tefillah Zoom space: click here to join virtual tefillah space with others praying at home during our regular minyan times:  Shacharit - Sunday 8:15 am; Monday-Friday 6:45am; Mincha & Maariv 6:45 pm.

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.

Pesach 5780/2020

CLICK HERE for the 5780/2020 Young Israel Pesach Guide

 

CLICK HERE to arrange to sell your chametz

 

CLICK HERE to access our Pesach Portal!! 

 

Join our Pesach Edition of our Young Israel Virtual Yom Tov Greeting!! Just because we cant see each other in shul doesnt mean we can't send Yom Tov greetings to each other. Send us your 5-7 second Yom Tov greeting by Tuesday night (think of it as part of your Bedikat Chametz Routine?)!!

 

Email it to admin@youngisraelwh.org!

 

As we are not able to join physically for Yizkor on the last day of Pesach, we will be holding a virtual Yizkor reciting both our communal yizkors and personal yizkor prayers.
Monday night, April 13 at 8 PM on ZoomWe will begin with words of introduction and inspiration from Rabbi Brander followed by the recitation of the communal Yizkor and personal yizkor. 

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 etc. 

CLICK HERE to apply for a rapid relief emergency stipend of $750 from the Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Foundation.

Upcoming Events

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  • Monday ,
    AprApril  13 , 2020
    Communal Yizkor
    Monday, Apr 13th 8:00p to 8:30p
    As we are not able to join physically for Yizkor on the last day of Pesach, we will be holding a virtual Yizkor reciting both our communal yizkors and personal yizkor prayers. Monday night, April 13 at 8 PM on Zoom. We will begin with words of introduction and inspiration from Rabbi Brander followed by the recitation of the communal Yizkor and personal yizkor.

    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!

 

Wed, April 8 2020 14 Nisan 5780