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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.

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!

 

Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Friday
    Feb  22
    Shabbat Dinner Over the Border
    Friday, Feb 22nd 6:20p to 9:20p
    Join us for a spirited Mexican themed Shabbat dinner with your friends at Young Israel and hear first hand accounts of Jewish life in Mexico!
    Cost: $15 per person; Family cap of $55
    To RSVP contact Eric at events@youngisraelwh.org

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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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  • Sunday
    Mar  3
    Shlock Rock in Concert
    Sunday, Mar 3rd 3:30p to 5:30p
    4 Corners Project & the Greater Hartford Jewish Community present Shlock Rock in Concert
    Admission is Free, Donations are encouraged to support the 4 Corners Project
    For more information, contact Matthew at 860-539-0365 or info@youngisraelwh.org

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

Recent Events

All Events
  • 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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  • Wednesday
    Feb  6
    Ethics, Morality and the IDF: The Challenges of Being a Moral Army
    Wednesday, Feb 6th 12:00p to 1:00p
    with Israeli Security Expert Jordan Herzberg

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  • Tuesday
    Feb  5
    Track Two Diplomacy
    Tuesday, Feb 5th 7:00p to 9:00p
    Go behind the scenes of the Syrian and Palestinian peace negotiations.

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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
    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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Purim Shpiel 2018

 

Sun, February 17 2019 12 Adar I 5779