Service Times

August 24 – August 30

Friday-7:00am,6:00pm, Candles 7:13pm
Saturday-9:00am,7:15pm, Havdalah 8:09pm

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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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Sisterhood New Members and Volunteer Recognition

Women's LeagueThe Emanuel Synagogue Sisterhood invites you to be our guest

Join us in the Silverman Auditorium to mingle with our Sisterhood Board and other Sisterhood members.
Monday, September 9, 2014
7:00 to 8:30 p.m

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The Languages of Love: Showing We Care in Our Most Important Relationships

RelationshipsAdult workshops with spiritual leaders and lay experts
What do Jewish Wisdom and Culture offer to help us conduct our most important relationships?
How can contemporary knowledge and research help us improve our relationships?
How does love get expressed as action in our daily lives, in our families and friendships?
1 more Monday session
7:30 pm
For more information and to register please contact the education department at or call 860-233-2774.   Read more…

Unaffiliated Friends and Family Welcome for the High Holidays

The Emanuel Welcomes Family Members and Unaffiliated Friends Shofar

As an added benefit to our members in good standing, The Emanuel Synagogue will provide additional High Holiday tickets, by request, for adult children and their families, in exchange for a donation of the member’s choosing.

The Emanuel is also offering outreach tickets to unaffiliated visitors who wish to join our High Holiday celebrations (also for a donation in the amount of their choosing).  There is never a charge for children, college students or members of the Armed Forces. Donations will be applied to membership if guests subsequently join our congregation.  Read more…

Celebrate Sukkot: Order a Lulav and Etrog

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, September 12. 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.

Most needed:  white tuna in water, peanut butter, mayonnaise, salad dressing, Near East rice and couscous mix, Wacky Mac or Fould’s mac ‘n cheese mix,

Please check all your donations and make sure food is not past expiration dates.  Read more…

JTConnect Registration Celebration

JTC Registration CelebrationSunday, September 7, 2014
The Emanuel Synagogue
160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
JTConnect is a learning and social community that offers a rich experience for teens, enhancing their connection to Jewish heritage, traditions and values.
Synagogue membership is not required.

JNF Community Breakfast

Join us on for a complimentary breakfast sponsored by Jewish National Fund.Yehuda Yaakov
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Guest speaker is Yehuda Yaakov, Consul General of Israel to New England.
Register by September 4.
For more information and to register, click here.    Read more…

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Upcoming Events

9/4, Thursday   JNF Community Breakfast - Yehuda Yaakov

9/8, Monday   The Languages of Love

9/9, Tuesday   Sisterhood - New Members and Volunteer Recognition

9/12, Friday   Family Services September

9/21, Sunday   Brotherhood Breakfast - Metabolism and Weight Loss

9/24, Wednesday   Erev Rosh Hashanah

9/25, Thursday -- 9/26, Friday   High Holy Day Family Services - Rosh Hashanah

9/25, Thursday -- 9/26, Friday   Rosh Hashanah Services


Upcoming B'nei Mitzvah

8/30, Saturday   Joseph Kornman - Bar Mitzvah

9/6, Saturday   Zoe Friedman - Bat Mitzvah

9/13, Saturday   David Rothstein - Bar Mitzvah

9/20, Saturday   Jacob and Lauren Dembo - B'nai Mitzvah