Service Times

April 13- April 19

Sunday: 8:00am,7:00pm
Monday: 7:00am,12:30pm
Maariv/First Seder 6:30pm at home
Candles 7:12pm
Tuesday: 9:00am, 12:30pm
Maariv/Second Seder 6:30pm at home
Candles 7:13
Wednesday: 9:00am,7:30pm Havdalah 8:12pm
Thursday: 7:00am,7:00pm
Friday: 7:00am,6:00pm Candles 7:16
Saturday: 9:00am,7:15pm Havdalah 8:15pm

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160 Mohegan Drive
West Hartford, CT 06117
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(860) 236-1275, office
(860) 233-2774, school

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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.


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Email Problems – Hopefully Fixed

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We think we have fixed our temporary email problems at The Emanuel. If you still can’t reach us by email, please call the office 860-236-1275.

If you haven’t had an answer to your email in the last few days, please call us or try again in a few days.

Hag Sameach! Happy Pesach!

Pesach Schedule

MatzahJoin us for Pesach
Prayer for Kansas City Jewish Community to be recited at the beginning of the seder.

Friday, April 18, 4th Day
• Shaharit 7:00 a.m.
• Hol HaMoed, Minha/Maarivm 6:00 p.m., Candle Lighting 7:16 p.m.

Saturday, April 19, 5th Day
• Shaharit 9:00 a.m.
• Hol HaMoed, Minha/Maariv 7:15 p.m., Havdalah, 8:15 p.m.

Sunday, April 20, 6th Day
• Shaharit 8:00 a.m.
Erev Yom Tov. Minha/Maariv 7:00 p.m., Candle Lighting 7:18 p.m.

Monday, April 21, 7th Day
• Shaharit 9:00 a.m.
• Yom Tov, Minha/Maariv 7:00 p.m., Candle Lighting 8:19 p.m.

Tuesday, April 22, 8th Day
• Shaharit 9:00 a.m.
• Yom Tov, Yizkor around 10:45 a.m.,
• Minha/Maariv 7:30 p.m. Candles 8:19 p.m.
• Sold Hametz Repurchased 8:15 p.m.

Click here for helpful guidelines in preparing for Pesach.

Dear Emanuel Kehilla,

[N]ow the winter is past…the blossoms appear in the land….The song of the turtledove is heard in our land (Shir HaShirim 2:11-12).
After such a long, hard winter, can Pesach really be just a week away? Somehow the Spring Festival feels more welcome than ever. Pesach is very much a home holiday; we also have spirited and meaningful services throughout the festival: In the spirit of Pesach preparation, here is a helpful “to do list”: Read more…

Craft Fair

craft fairEmanuel Synagogue Sisterhood is hosting a Craft Fair with professional vendors.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Silverman Auditorium.
Raffles! Light refreshments!
Professional vendors will be selling jewelry, soaps and body lotions, woven scarves, quilted items, purses, and other gift items which would make great Mother’s Day present or purchase something just for yourself.
It’s not too late to be a vendor, please contact: Audrey Yanofsky at or Debbie Mehlman at 860-232-2697.

Hands Across the River Golf Outing

Hands Across the RiverThe Emanuel Synagogue, Kol Haverim and Beth El Temple are excited to welcome the American Brain Tumor Association as a benefactor in the Hands Across The River Golf Outing
Founded in 1973, the American Brain tumor Association (ABTA) was the first and is now the only national organization committed to funding brain tumor research. They provide support and resources for all tumor types and age groups.
June 10, 2014
$225 Per Golfer
• New Venue – Wampanoag Country Club: A beautiful and challenging premier private golf course where we will enjoy the practice facilities (driving range, putting green), locker rooms/showers, and Wampanoag’s gracious staff.
• Barbecue Lunch
• Cocktail Hour
• Dinner (all food is kosher)
Great raffle prizes including a large screen tv, silent Auction, gross and net prizes, contest holes, and
celebrity host Brad Drazen
Contact Mark Wolfberg @ 860-655-5337; to play or become a sponsor.
Download information and registration form. Or click the “Read more” tag for more information.

Read more…

It’s All About Health: Emanuel Synagogue Community Breakfast

Vicki_picTuesday, April 29, 2014
8:00 am-10:00 am
Victoria Veltri, State of Connecticut Health Care Advocate, will speak on contemporary health care issues and how her office assists consumers with denial of coverage by health insurance companies. Local vendors will provide information about health and wellness options.
Local vendors will provide information about health and wellness options.
Cost is $5, which includes breakfast.
Email Myra Emrick at to RSVP.
For more information, call Myra at (860) 236-1275.
Open to the Community.

Second Annual Emanuel Synagogue Sisterhood Bus Trip

NY Bus Tour.jpgSunday, June 1, 2014
$45 Per Person (Includes the bus, bus driver tip, donations to the Synagogues and entrance fee to the museum). Your cancelled check is your ticket.
The trip is open to all congregants of the Emanuel Synagogue and their families.
This year we will be touring the following sites in New York City.

Please call Audrey Yanofsky (860) 690 – 6139 or Debbie Mehlman (860) 232-2697 with questions.
R.S.V.P by May 1st . Please make check payable to Emanuel Synagogue Sisterhood. Attn: Bus Trip to NY and mail to Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Dr. WH. 06117. Include name(s), email address, number of people coming, cell phone number you will be using on the bus.
Click here to download a bus trip flyer with reservation form.


5th Annual Tour de Shuls Connecticut

Tour de ShulesCommunity Bike Ride
Emanuel Synagogue, West Hartford, CT,
Sunday, May 4, 2014
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Benefitting: Camp Eisner-Chazak, Camp Ramah-Tikvah, and Camp Shalom Hand-in-Hand Programs for campers with developmental disabilities
Enjoy 20-35-50 mile ride & 5 mile Teen Color ride!
Register, donate or learn more at
Register TODAY!
After the ride, please join us for a Mitzvah Bike Fest for young riders
of all abilities
*Skill Stations * Bicycle Art * Bike Repairs * Family Fun

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