Shabbat Parshiyot Matot-Masei 5779

Friday, August 2nd
6:45 am: Shacharit
6:45 pm: Mincha
7:49 pm: Candlelighting

Shabbat, August 3rd
9:00 am: Shacharit
followed by Rabbi Hyman's drasha titled “The Mystery of the Kohen Gadol”
6:40 pm: Rabbi Hyman's class on the topic of "Gad, Reuven, and Menashe - and is the Golan part of Israel?"
7:40 pm: Mincha
8:50 pm: Havdalah


Shul Announcements

  • Kiddush is sponsored by Susan and Peter Rogol in honor of Peter’s Bar Mitzvah Torah portion.

  • The Westville Synagogue Shabbat Family Gathering will be held this Shabbat afternoon (Aug 3) at the home of Sherry & Ed Shrager, 140 Laurel Rd, from 4:30 to 6:00 pm

  • Condolences to the families of our congregants

    Irwin Lehrer, who passed away last week. He was the beloved husband of Ruth Lehrer and dear father of Arnie Lehrer (Naomi) and Shelly Magid (Steven). Irwin was also a cherished grandfather and great-grandfather.

    Dr. Arthur Taub, who passed away this week. He was the beloved husband of Sheila Taub and dear father of Dr. Ethan Taub of Switzerland.

  • Please note that minyanim Sunday through Tuesday morning will take place at the shiva houses. Please see the minyan page for locations.

Shul Events

Thursdays, 7:30 pm
Rabbi Zalman Alpert
Bi-weekly Talmud Class in Tractate Brachot

Community Events

Monday, August 19, 7:00 pm
Summer Sounds Concert with the IDF Ensemble
The IDF musical ensemble delivers an evening of popular and traditional Israeli songs. Each ensemble is composed of active duty soldiers who are highly talented singers and musicians, gifted with great skill, charisma, and stage presence. Many of the most celebrated Israeli singers and musicians are alumni of these IDF musical ensembles. Enjoy a summer concert and meet IDF Combat soldier Lieutenant Dana and hear her remarkable story of survival. Light refreshments will be served Graciously hosted by Elaine and Gerald Braffman in Woodbridge. Address given upon RSVP. To RSVP, please contact Michael Baccellieri at 646-274-9645 or

Grill and Chill!
Welcome back the return of our FREE summer music series! The tunes begin at 5 PM and are sure to have you dancing to the beats! Kosher BBQ will be available for purchase. This event is BYOB.
August 15: Jake Kulak Band
August 29: To Be Announced

Questions? Contact: Derek Holodak at or (203) 387-2424 x217

Oren Kanner