Shabbat Parashat Ki Teitzei 5777

Shabbat Zmanim

Friday, September 1st
7:00 am: Shacharit
6:45 pm: Mincha
7:06 pm: Candles

Shabbat, September 2nd
9:00 am: Shacharit
Rabbi Hyman’s drasha is titled “Elul: The Time to Cry 'Uncle'“
5:55 pm: Shabbat afternoon class will explore the question “Zichronot: Why is Noach Mentioned?“
6:55 pm: Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit and Ma’ariv
8:07 pm: Havdalah


Kiddush is sponsored by Rivka & Jerry Paley in honor of the Yahrzeit of Jerrys mother.

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

Westville Calendars have been distributed to those who ordered them.  If you didn’t get yours, or would like to order one (or another one!), please contact Barbara Zalesch or the shul office.  Calendars are $25 apiece.

If you would like to donate to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, you can donate through the New Haven Jewish Federation.

The September board of directors meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 5th at 7:30 pm. All shul members are welcome.

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

Community Events

Westville University, September 12th

An exciting 2017-2018 series is planned for Westville University, kicking off with Rabbi Hyman. This season will feature presentations by Zalman Alpert, Michal BarAsher, Nadav Berman Shifman, Jeremy Bruce, Steven Fraade, Allyson Ganzalez, Rebecca Koenigsberg, Sharon Naveh, Mati Pawlak, Steven Wilf, Liran Yagdar and our movie series. Don’t miss it!

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.

Tanya Kanner