Welcome to The Emanuel Synagogue!

Our doors open wide to welcome people of all backgrounds. We celebrate Jewish tradition, participation, observance and study, and emphasize Jewish values, personal growth and a genuine sense of community. Our down-to-earth atmosphere is a welcome break from the social pressures of daily life. Learn more about us.

Yom Kippur Services 2014 / 5775

October 3rd-4th
Friday Evening – Minha……………………………………… 6:00 PM
Kol Nidre…………………………………………………………..6:15 PM
(Please bring non-perishable food items for local food pantries.)
Saturday Morning……………………………………………… 9:00 AM
Family & Teen Services……………………………………..10:30 AM
Yizkor………………………………………..Approximately 11:00 AM
Ohel Musaf Service in Chapel……………………………… 11:45 AM
(A break follows the end of Musaf)
Minha………………………………………………………………. 4:45 PM
Ne’ilah……………………………………………………………… 6:00 PM
Tekiah Gedolah…………………………………………………..6:59 PM
Maariv and Havdalah…………………………………………. 7:00 PM
Break the Fast……………………………………………………..7:15 PM
May you be written in the Book of Life for a good year!

Shanah Tovah!

Celebrate Sukkot: Order a Lulav and Etrog

$36/Set
Arba Minim Sets Include: Lulav (Palm), Arava (Willow), Hadas (Myrtle), and Etrog (Citron).
(Scholarships Are Available. Please speak with Moshe Pinchover.)
All orders must be received by Friday, October 3. 2014.  Read more »

Annual Kol Nidre Food Drive

Sponsored by the B’Yadaynu (Social Justice) CommitteeFood Drive
Friday, October 3, 2014 (Bring your food before sundown)
Bring non-perishable food items to be distributed to the Anja Rosenberg Jewish Family Services Kosher Food Pantry and the West Hartford Food Bank.

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Governor's Political Forum

October 5, 2014gvo race
11:00am – 12:30pm
Kessler Hall, Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Avenue, West Hartford

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Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph Technicolor DreamcoatEmanuel’s Stepping Out Broadway Style!
Saturday, October 18 @ 8 PM
$52.50 – Middle Mezzanine, Bushnell Theater, Hartford 

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Celebrate, Learn & Be Inspired

Sunday, October 26, 2014Wertheimer
7:00pm

Guest speaker is Dr. Jack Wertheimer
As part of our ongoing celebration of our 95th anniversary, Dr. Wertheimer will teach on the evening of Sunday, October 26, 2014 as we affirm and celebrate Life Long Learning at The Emanuel Synagogue.  Read more »

“Jacob and Esau” to Premiere at Emanuel Synagogue

Jacob & Esau poster picSunday, November 23, 2014
Starring Barbara Klau, Leon Chameides, Albert Geetter, Mike Isko and Jeremy Pressman.
Ben Engel’s new play, “Jacob and Esau: The Birthright. The Blessing. The Confrontation,” premieres with a staged reading at Emanuel Synagogue.
Tickets for the staged reading will be $18, or $36 for preferred seating.
Download Jacob and Esau flyer.

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September 28-October 4

Sunday,8:00am,6:30pm
Monday-Thursday,7:00am,6:30pm
Friday,7:00am,6:00pm
Candles 6:13pm Kol Nidre 6:15pm
Saturday,9:00am,4:45pm N’ila 6:00pm
Ma’ariv 7:00pm Havdalah 7:09pm

  • October 18, 2014
    October 18, 2014
    Gabriel Epstein - Bar Mitzvah
  • October 25, 2014
    October 25, 2014
    Natalie Goodman - Bat Mitzvah
  • November 1, 2014
    November 1, 2014
    Shoshana Wu - Bat Mitzvah
  • November 15, 2014
    November 15, 2014
    Benjamin Merritt - Bar Mitzvah
  • November 22, 2014
    November 22, 2014
    Samara Gordon Wexler - Bat Mitzvah
  • November 29, 2014
    November 29, 2014
    Jillian and Nicole Selig - B'not Mitzvah
  • December 6, 2014
    December 6, 2014
    Daniel Herz - Bar Mitzvah
  • December 13, 2014
    December 13, 2014
    Jillian Schein - Bat Mitzvah
  • January 10, 2015
    January 10, 2015
    Bar Mitzvah - Ethan Pinkes
  • January 31, 2015
    January 31, 2015
    Bar Mitzvah - Brett Berman

Upcoming Events

  • October 3, 2014

    Annual Kol Nidre Food Drive

    October 3, 2014 • 5:00 pm-7:00 pm •
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    (Bring your food before sundown) Bring non-perishable food items to be distributed to the Anja Rosenberg Jewish Family Services Kosher Food Pantry and the West Hartford Food Bank. Click for details click here

  • October 4, 2014

    Yom Kippur

    October 4, 2014
  • October 4, 2014

    Yom Kippur - Children

    October 4, 2014 • 6:00 pm-7:30 pm •
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    Join us for a story, snack and games then join the rest of the congregation for the final shofar blast and havdalah. Kids will receive a glow stick to help out during Havdalah. Please join the congregation for break fast after!

  • October 5, 2014

    Political Forum

    October 5, 2014 • 11:00 am-12:30 pm •
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    Sponsored by Beth El Men’s Club and Emanuel Synagogue Brotherhood Kessler Hall, Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Avenue, West Hartford Candidates Governor Dan Malloy, Tom Foley and Joe Visconi have committed to attend. The Moderator will be Dennis House from WFSB Channel 3. Sponsored by JCRC, JFACT, The Greater Hartford Rabbinic Association, Beth El Temple Men’s Club, Beth El Chai Society and the Emanuel Brotherhood. RSVP to Jo LaRocco at jlarocco@jewishhartford.org or by phone at (860) 727-6139

  • October 9, 2014

    Sukkot I

    October 9, 2014
  • October 9, 2014

    Succah-Palozzah

    October 9, 2014 • 11:00 am-12:00 pm •
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    Join us for Succah-palozzah in the Early Childhood Center

  • October 10, 2014

    Sukkot II

    October 10, 2014
  • October 11, 2014

    Sukkot III

    October 11, 2014
  • October 11, 2014

    Family Movie Night in the Sukkah

    October 11, 2014 • 7:15 pm-9:30 pm •
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    The Wizard of OZ 7:15 p.m.Havdalah; 7:30 p.m. movie start There will be kosher movie snacks for purchase.

  • October 12, 2014

    Sukkot IV

    October 12, 2014
  • October 14, 2014

    Sisterhood Paid-up Membership Dinner

    October 14, 2014 • 7:30 pm-9:30 pm •
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    Paid-up Membership Dinner in the Sukkah. click here

  • October 18, 2014

    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

    October 18, 2014 • 8:00 pm-10:30 pm •
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    Emanuel’s Stepping Out Broadway Style! $52.50 – Middle Mezzanine. Click for details click here

    Location: Bushnell Memorial Theater, 166 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT, United States

  • October 21, 2014

    2014 AIPAC Annual Greater Hartford Event

    October 21, 2014 • 7:30 pm-9:30 pm •
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    Greater Hartford community gathers for Pro Israel event. Policy speakers will give update.

  • October 24, 2014

    Services at the Hebrew Home

    October 24, 2014 • 3:15 pm-4:15 pm •
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    Please join other Emanuel Synagogue members in leading Friday evening Shabbat services and sharing Shabbat joy with residents at the Hebrew Home. Services are from 3:15 to 4:15, on the third Friday of each month. For more information, please contact Pam Garry at 523-5254 or pgarry@comcast.net. Your participation, children and adults, regardless of your knowledge of Hebrew or the service, will help to make it a warm-hearted and spirited service for everyone.

    Location: Hebrew Health Care, 1 Abrahms Blvd, West Hartford, CT, United States

  • October 25, 2014

    Sisterhood - Book Review

    October 25, 2014 • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm •
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    The reviewer is Susan Wolpe. The book is "Churchill and The Jews by Martin Gilbert" The hostess is Llyn Kaimowitz 27 Stoneham Drive / 860-231-9005 All reviews are held on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. Please call your hostess at least a week in advance to make your reservation! Book Review Chairperson: Gloria Bein (860-232-9860). Corresponding Secretary: Cynthia Blayer (860-233-4702)

  • October 26, 2014

    Celebrate, Learn be Inspired

    October 26, 2014 • 7:00 pm-9:00 pm •
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    Guest speaker Dr. Jack Wertheimer click here

  • October 28, 2014

    Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Lazowski

    October 28, 2014 • 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
  • November 16, 2014

    Brotherhood Breakfast - James O. Menzoian MD

    November 16, 2014 • 9:00 am-10:00 am •
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    Emanuel Brotherhood Sunday Breakfast Speaker Featuring James O. Menzoian MD Professor, Department of Surgery University of Connecticut Health Center Dr. Menzoian specializes in Vascular Surgery at UCONN HEALTH. He will talk about the prevention, diagnosis & treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Carotid Artery Disease. Everyone is invited to attend this free event. Buffet Breakfast served at 9AM. No need to RSVP For more information contact DONMILLER@KUALUMNI.ORG

  • November 21, 2014

    Services at the the Hebrew Home

    November 21, 2014 • 3:15 pm-4:15 pm •
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    Please join other Emanuel Synagogue members in leading Friday evening Shabbat services and sharing Shabbat joy with residents at the Hebrew Home. Services are from 3:15 to 4:15, on the third Friday of each month. For more information, please contact Pam Garry at 523-5254 or pgarry@comcast.net. Your participation, children and adults, regardless of your knowledge of Hebrew or the service, will help to make it a warm-hearted and spirited service for everyone.

    Location: Hebrew Health Care, 1 Abrahms Blvd, West Hartford, CT, United States

  • November 23, 2014

    Jacob and Esau to Premiere

    November 23, 2014 • 7:00 pm-10:00 pm •
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    Tickets for the staged reading will be $18, or $36 for preferred seating.. For details click here

  • December 6, 2014

    Sisterhood - Book Review

    December 6, 2014 • 2:00 pm-3:00 pm •
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    The reviewer is Sandra Meyers. The book is "Memories of New Britain Avenue by Natalie Lebovitz" The hostess is Sandra Meyers 15 High Wood Road / 860-578-9378 All reviews are held on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. Please call your hostess at least a week in advance to make your reservation! Book Review Chairperson: Gloria Bein (860-232-9860). Corresponding Secretary: Cynthia Blayer (860-233-4702)

  • December 19, 2014

    Services at the Hebrew Home

    December 19, 2014 • 3:15 pm-4:15 pm •
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    Please join other Emanuel Synagogue members in leading Friday evening Shabbat services and sharing Shabbat joy with residents at the Hebrew Home. Services are from 3:15 to 4:15, on the third Friday of each month. For more information, please contact Pam Garry at 523-5254 or pgarry@comcast.net. Your participation, children and adults, regardless of your knowledge of Hebrew or the service, will help to make it a warm-hearted and spirited service for everyone.

    Location: Hebrew Health Care, 1 Abrahms Blvd, West Hartford, CT, United States

  • January 16, 2015

    Services at the Hebrew Home

    January 16, 2015 • 3:15 pm-4:15 pm •
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    Please join other Emanuel Synagogue members in leading Friday evening Shabbat services and sharing Shabbat joy with residents at the Hebrew Home. Services are from 3:15 to 4:15, on the third Friday of each month. For more information, please contact Pam Garry at 523-5254 or pgarry@comcast.net. Your participation, children and adults, regardless of your knowledge of Hebrew or the service, will help to make it a warm-hearted and spirited service for everyone.

    Location: Hebrew Health Care, 1 Abrahms Blvd, West Hartford, CT, United States

  • February 20, 2015

    Services at the Hebrew Home

    February 20, 2015 • 3:15 pm-4:15 pm •
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    Please join other Emanuel Synagogue members in leading Friday evening Shabbat services and sharing Shabbat joy with residents at the Hebrew Home. Services are from 3:15 to 4:15, on the third Friday of each month. For more information, please contact Pam Garry at 523-5254 or pgarry@comcast.net. Your participation, children and adults, regardless of your knowledge of Hebrew or the service, will help to make it a warm-hearted and spirited service for everyone.

    Location: Hebrew Health Care, 1 Abrahms Blvd, West Hartford, CT, United States

  • March 20, 2015

    Services at the Hebrew Home

    March 20, 2015 • 3:15 pm-4:15 pm •
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    Please join other Emanuel Synagogue members in leading Friday evening Shabbat services and sharing Shabbat joy with residents at the Hebrew Home. Services are from 3:15 to 4:15, on the third Friday of each month. For more information, please contact Pam Garry at 523-5254 or pgarry@comcast.net. Your participation, children and adults, regardless of your knowledge of Hebrew or the service, will help to make it a warm-hearted and spirited service for everyone.

    Location: Hebrew Health Care, 1 Abrahms Blvd, West Hartford, CT, United States

  • April 17, 2015

    Services at the Hebrew Home

    April 17, 2015 • 3:15 pm-4:15 pm •
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    Please join other Emanuel Synagogue members in leading Friday evening Shabbat services and sharing Shabbat joy with residents at the Hebrew Home. Services are from 3:15 to 4:15, on the third Friday of each month. For more information, please contact Pam Garry at 523-5254 or pgarry@comcast.net. Your participation, children and adults, regardless of your knowledge of Hebrew or the service, will help to make it a warm-hearted and spirited service for everyone.

    Location: Hebrew Health Care, 1 Abrahms Blvd, West Hartford, CT, United States

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