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Shabbat September 16th, 2017 – Parashat Nitavim-Vayelech


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

September 16th, 2017
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Shabbat Parshat Nitzavim-Vayelech

שבת פרשיות נצבים-וילך

Shabbat Zmanim


  • Friday, September 15th, 24 Elul
  • 7:00 am: Shacharit
  • 6:45 pm: Mincha
  • 6:42 pm: Candles
  • Shabbat, September 16th, 25 Elul
  • 9:00 am: Shacharit
  • Rabbi Hyman’s drasha is titled Face Recognition, The iPhone X,and Teshuvah
  • 5:35 pm: Shabbat afternoon class will explore the question Zichronot: Why is Noach Mentioned?
  • 6:35 pm: Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit and Ma’ariv
  • 7:43 pm: Havdalah


Kiddush is sponsored by the shul.

The shul’s Amazon program is up and running again. Just shop at Amazon using the link and the shul will get a percentage of every purchase!

We will be building the Shul Sukkah after Shacharit on Sunday, October 1st. If you want to participate, please contact Steven Zalesch at

Services & Zmanim

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

Sunday, September 17th
8:00 am: Shacharit
6:35 pm: Mincha & Maariv

Monday and Tuesday, September 18th, 19th
6:45 am: Selichot & Shacharit
7:00 pm: Mincha & Maariv

Community Events

Sunday, September 17th at 9:00am

Join us on the JCC Campus for our annual Murray Lender 5K Bagel Run Road Race, 2 mile Family Fit Walk and Free Kids’ Obstacle course! Enjoy music, food, and activities for the kids on this fun-filled morning. Sponsorship opportunities available! USA Track & Field Certified 5K course winding through the beautiful residential neighborhoods of Woodbridge. Starting line: 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge – JCC Campus near JCC Day Camps’ entrance. Go to for more information and to register.


October 27-29, Parashat Lech Lecha:

BEKI, B’nai Jacob, and the Westville Synagogue will again sponsor a Scholar-in-Residence weekend, featuring Noam Zion a senior research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute. We plan to have a catered Shabbat dinner at Westville (by reservation), followed by an address from Mr. Zion. He will speak again on Shabbat following a kiddush luncheon at BEKI, as well as Sunday morning at B’nai Jacob in Woodbridge. Anyone interested in helping to plan this exciting event or to help sponsor it should please contact Barbara Zalesch.

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