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Shabbat, April 21, 2017 – Parashat Shmini


Westville News, Information, and Events
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Beth HaMedrosh Hagodol B’nai Israel • The Westville Synagogue
74 West Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06515
Rabbi: Fred Hyman • Board Chair: Barbara Zalesch • President: Mark Schwartz

April 22, 2017
כ”ו ניסן תשע”ז

Shabbat Parshat Shmini

שבת פרשת שמיני
שבת מברכים אייר

Shabbat Zmanim


  • Friday, April 21, 25 Nisan
  • 7:00 am: Shacharit
  • 6:45 pm: Mincha
  • 7:20 pm: Candles


  • Shabbat, April 22, 26 Nisan
  • 9:00 am: Shacharit
    Rabbi Hyman’s Drasha is titled The Power To Save
  • 6:10 pm: Shabbat afternoon class by Rabbi Hyman, where he will explore A Jew is Compared to a Sefer Torah – Rav Soloveitchik on the Holiness of Israel
  • 7:10 pm: Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit and Ma’ariv
  • 8:21 pm: Havdalah


See below for services for the rest of the week and beyond.


  • Kiddush is sponsored by the shul.
  • Thanks to our Torah readers Michael Wiener & Daniel Nadis.

The next Gala planning committee meeting will take place on March 23. Please contact Betsy or Glenn Schulman for more information.

Services & Zmanim

All services are at Westville Shul (74 W Prospect St) except where specified.

Westville University Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 10, 7:30 PM

Rabbi Fred Hyman

Angels or Humans: Can We Criticize Our Biblical Ancestors?

Wednesday, May 17, 7:30 PM

Dr. Jay Sokolow

Ezekiel’s Vision: Describing the Indescribable

Wednesday, May 24, 7:30 PM

Rebecca Koenigsberg

Filled pastries in Jewish cuisine

Community Events

Sunday, April 23, 1:00 PM

Yom Hashoa Community-wide Commemoration
Tower One/Tower East, 18 Tower Lane, New Haven
Featured speaker: Shelly Tenenbaum, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology & Professor of Holocaust Studies, Clark University

Wednesday, April 25, 6:00 PM

The next bereavement group led by Rabbi Dr Hyman will take place at the JFS office 1440 Whalley Ave.

Wednesday, April 26, 7:00 PM

Community Town Hall meeting to be held at BEKI (85 Harrison St) to discuss the future of the JCC

Wednesday, May 3, 7:30 PM

Chabad of Orange invites you to Operation Entebbe: The Greatest Hostage Rescue In History. Join us for an evening with Elite IDF commander Sassy Reuven as he shares his first-hand account of the rescue. $18 in advance, $20 at the door. To order tickets go to or call 203-795-7095

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