Passionate Jewish Living

Welcome to The Emanuel Synagogue, in West Hartford, Connecticut! Our inclusive, multi-generational Conservative congregation has served the Greater Hartford Jewish community for more than 100 years. We are your home and your sacred space for personal growth, celebration and observance. Our family programs emphasize Jewish values, and a genuine sense of community, serving our members through all lifecycle stages. Under the spiritual leadership of Rabbi David J. Small, The Emanuel welcomes people of all ages, backgrounds and orientations to join in prayer, lifelong Jewish learning, dedication to Israel and supporting our larger Jewish community. Join us!


Upcoming Events

Service & Shabbat Times

October 3 - 4

In person or ZOOM 

 Sun Oct 2
8 am: Shacharit
6:15 pm:

 Mon Oct 3
7 am: Shacharit
6:15 pm:

Tue Oct 4
7 am: Shacharit

In person & Livestream:
6:00 pm: Mincha
6:15 pm: Kol Nidre
Main Sanctuary & Teen Services

Wed Oct 5 Yom Kippur

 In person or LIVESTREAM

 Wed Oct 5, Yom Kippur
9 am: Shacharit
11 am: Youth, Fam, & Teen Services
11 am: Yizkor Sermon / Service


5 pm: Mincha/Book of Jonah
6:06 pm: Ne’ilah
6:30 pm: Kids’ Ne’ilah
7:06 pm: Tekiah Gedolah
7:12 pm: Maariv / Havdalah
7:30 pm: Break the Fast

October 6 - 7

In person or ZOOM 

AM Minyan:
Thu – Fri
(Oct 6-7)
7 am:

PM Minyan: Thu Oct 6
6:15 pm: Mincha/Maariv

Erev Shabbat: Fri Oct 7
5:30 pm: Shabbat Babayit
ZOOM only
ID: 966 3733 1145 / PW: bayit

In person or ZOOM
6 pm: Mincha/Maariv

Sat Oct 1 Shabbat

In person, ZOOM 

9 am:
12 pm:
Kiddush Luncheon
reserve by prior Weds

6:30 pm:

Join Our Community

Welcome to The Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford, CT. We are a diverse, egalitarian Conservative Jewish congregation, open to families of various religious and cultural backgrounds.


Get to Know Our Team

We are here to help with your religious and spiritual needs.


Jewish Education for All Ages

The Emanuel Synagogue is passionate about learning for all ages. We offer a variety of educational opportunities for adults, teens and children.


Connect With Us

Emanuel members are encouraged to become involved in a way that suits their interests, talents and available time. Our groups are listed in this section.


News & Notes