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Come See Why We Love West Hartford!

The Town of West Hartford prides itself on its overall attractiveness, customer service, citizen involvement, public safety and education, all characteristics that make our town a desirable place to live. West Hartford has become a destination for businesses and families because it is a full-service community in every sense, from its quality municipal services to its top-rated schools. West Hartford is bursting with pride and here are some reasons why!


Our Exciting Jewish Community Has it All...

Other Area Synagogues

Wonderful Orthodox Synagogues


TSchoolswo Orthodox Jewish Day Schools



EruvAn Eruv

The eruv is checked and maintained by The West Hartford Eruv Committee.


MikvehA Mikveh

Mikveh Bess Israel provides the Jewish community with a safe and sacred space for cleansing and purification.


Kosher FoodPlenty of Kosher Food

The HKC adheres to the highest standards of Kashrut, and endeavors to abide by the standards of nationally respected organizations and agencies.


Shatnez Testing

Shatnez Testers of America has a directory of recommended shatnez testing labs on their website, including one in Waterbury.

JudaicaA Judaica Store

The Rivka Judaica Store sells everything Jewish, including ritual objects, books, music, software, art, and much more.


Chevre KadishaA Chevra Kadisha

The National Association. of Chevra Kadisha has a directory of Chevrot Kadisha on their website which includes info for The Chevre Kadisha of Hartford.

Social Service AgenciesSocial Service Agencies

We provide care to everyone in our community through Jewish Children's Service Organization, Jewish Family Services, Jewish Association for Community Living, and Hebrew Health Care.


Jewish NewspaperA Jewish Newspaper

The Jewish Ledger is Connecticut's only weekly Jewish newspaper. It was founded in April 1929 by Samuel Neusner and Rabbi Abraham Feldman.


JCCA Jewish Community Center

The JCC features a fitness center,  an aquatics center, a physical therapy center, a theater, and an art gallery.


We Rank High...

Read Hartford Magazine's Town Spotlight on West Hartford, One of America's 'Coolest' Suburbs

Visit the Town of West Hartford website to find out more!


We're Centrally Located...

Conveniently located halfway between New York and BostonOur New England community is conveniently located only 2 hours from New York City and 1.5 hours from Boston!

It makes for some serious Yankees/Red Sox rivalries, but we somehow manage to all get along!

We offer a warm "small town" feel with all the amenities of a big city. West Hartford is a wonderful place to raise kids, with lots of parks and activities for families. We boast of the country's leading children's museums, a science museum, art museums, theaters, amusements parks, skiing, and more. We are home to fine universities and three major hospitals.


We've Got Job Opportunities...

People in our community are employed in a variety of fields, including accounting, business management, counseling, education, insurance, law, library science, medicine, nursing, real estate, social work, and many others.

The Greater Hartford Area features the following industries...


A regional academic center (UConn Health Center) and two larger tertiary care medical centers (Hartford Hospital and St. Francis Hospital) are within a 10 minute commute to West Hartford.


Diploma & CapHigher Education

There are over 40 colleges and universities within Connecticut, many of which are within a 10 minute commute to West Hartford.


LightbulbOther Industries

The Hartford region is known for Pharmaceutical, Engineering, and Insurance firms.  There are also many small business opportunities in several beautiful town shopping areas.







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Community Members Explain Why They Love West Hartford

Stuart Kesler and Daniella Robinson Speaking with Nachum Segal at the OU Jewish Communities Home & Job Relocation Fair on April 26, 2015 A radio interview with Nachum Segal during the 5th Annual Orthodox Union's Jewish Communities Home & Job Relocation Fair on April 26, 2015.
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JM in the AM Logo A radio interview with Rabbi Tuvia Brander of the Young Israel of West Hartford on Jewish Moments in the Morning (JM in the AM) with Nachum Segal on October 15, 2015.
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