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  Young Israel of West Hartford

 

The Young Israel of West Hartford is warm diverse and vibrant Centrist Orthodox congregation. We aspire to inspire personal growth and social responsibility as well as to strengthen our connection to our heritage, the Torah, our tradition, our Mesorah, and our homeland, the State of Israel. 

As a synagogue and as individuals, we seek to cultivate an environment that values each member of our community and connects across generations from babies to bubbies

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.  

 

Please join us for a Shabbat, a service or a program, and we are confident that you will find a warm and welcoming home.

Check out some of our upcoming programsexciting past events, learning opportunity and youth programs!

For more information, click here or contact us at info@youngisraelwh.org.

Upcoming Events

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  • Saturday
    Jan  19
    Dor L'Dor Family Learning Program
    Motzei Shabbat, Jan 19th 6:15p to 7:15p
    Join us for an hour of study with your child/ren or grandchild/ren! Bring something to learn on your own or explore our library of family learning options! Each session will be followed by exciting food and awesome prizes. All children there by 6:20 will receive a 2nd ticket in the evening's raffles.
    Sponsored in loving memory of Dr. Al and Helen Weisel, who dedicated their lives to Jewish education, by their family.

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  • Saturday
    Jan  26
    Movie Night: The Little Traitor
    Motzei Shabbat, Jan 26th 8:00p to 10:30p
    A coming of age tale of the unlikely bond between a kindly British soldier and a spirited Jewish boy set against the backdrop of the birth of the State of Israel.
    Admission is free; Refreshments

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  • Sunday
    Jan  27
    Women's Megillat Esther Reading Wokshop
    Sunday, Jan 27th 10:00a to 12:00p
    Want to learn to read the megillah? Need to brush up on your skills? Like to take your reading to the next level? Want to be part of this year's readers' picture? Join us for a women's only Megillah reading workshop with special guest Davida Kollmar. Davida Kollmar is a Masters student at NYU pursuing a degree in Data Science. Davida is a graduate of GPATS, Stern College for Women, and Nishmat's Shana Ba'Aretz program.
    For more information or to RSVP, please contact info@youngisraelwh.org

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  • Saturday
    Feb  9
    Dor L'Dor Family Learning Program
    Motzei Shabbat, Feb 9th 6:15p to 7:15p
    Join us for an hour of study with your child/ren or grandchild/ren! Bring something to learn on your own or explore our library of family learning options! Each session will be followed by exciting food and awesome prizes. All children there by 6:20 will receive a 2nd ticket in the evening's raffles.
    Sponsored in loving memory of Dr. Al and Helen Weisel, who dedicated their lives to Jewish education, by their family.

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  • Saturday
    Feb  23
    Dor L'Dor Family Learning Program
    Shabbat, Feb 23rd 6:15p to 7:15p
    Join us for an hour of study with your child/ren or grandchild/ren! Bring something to learn on your own or explore our library of family learning options! Each session will be followed by exciting food and awesome prizes. All children there by 6:20 will receive a 2nd ticket in the evening's raffles.
    Sponsored in loving memory of Dr. Al and Helen Weisel, who dedicated their lives to Jewish education, by their family.

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

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 next year, 5779/2018-2019, we look forward to welcoming 6 delegations exploring issues of culture, politics and Judaism.

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

Recent Events

All Events
  • Saturday
    Dec  22
    Dor L'Dor Family Learning Program
    Motzei Shabbat, Dec 22nd 6:15p to 7:15p
    Join us for an hour of study with your child/ren or grandchild/ren! Bring something to learn on your own or explore our library of family learning options! Each session will be followed by exciting food and awesome prizes. All children there by 6:20 will receive a 2nd ticket in the evening's raffles.
    Sponsored in loving memory of Dr. Al and Helen Weisel, who dedicated their lives to Jewish education, by their family.

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  • Saturday
    Dec  15
    Kabbalistic Art Experience
    Motzei Shabbat, Dec 15th 7:00p to 9:00p
    A hands-on evening of art with special guest artist David Friedman from Tzfat, Israel.
    David Friedman developed his own original system of translating kabbalistic concepts into graphic shapes and colors based mostly on Sefer Yetzirah (the Book of Creation), but also inspired from other texts. He has exhibited his work in North America and Israel and his artworks can be found in many homes and collections around the world.

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  • Sunday
    Dec  9
    Night at the Improv Chanukah Event
    Sunday, Dec 9th 7:00p to 8:45p
    Featuring an Outrageous Latke Bar & the Sea Tea Comedy Improv Team
    Co-sponsored by Naomi & David Rosen in memory of David's father Harry L. Rosen z'l, Tzvi Hersch ben Yisroel.

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  • Friday
    Nov  23
    Turkey Bowl Flag Football Tournament
    Friday, Nov 23rd 12:30p to 2:30p
    Bring Friends!
    Must be at least 12 years old to play
    RSVP/Questions? Eli MORE INFO

  • Saturday
    Nov  17
    Shabbat Achim
    Shabbat, Nov 17th (All day)
    Host or be a guest and share a wonderful meaningful Shabbat lunch with members of our special community, while taking the opportunity to meet new faces and enjoy old ones. Sign up here.

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Purim Shpiel 2018

 

Sat, January 19 2019 13 Shevat 5779