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Our Shul

Welcome to the Young Israel of West Hempstead. We are an Orthodox synagogue located in the heart of Long Island that has provided minyanim, shiurim and programming in the area for over 50 years. Now, almost seven hundred families strong, we are one of the most vibrant and fastest growing Orthodox synagogues in the country. Our success can be attributed to many factors, not least among them the dedication of our membership. Please look through our website for a taste of what our shul has to offer. Read More

Shiva Notice

We regret to inform you of the passing of Sylvia Gluck A'H, mother of our member Malkie Altman.



We regret to inform you of the passing of Richard Broskie A'H, brother of our member Yocheved Radovsky.



We regret to inform you of the passing of Betzalel Yizhaky A'H, father of our member David Yitzaky.





Yom Hashoah Program

This year’s Yom Hashoah Program featured guest speaker, Marion Blumenthal Lazan, author of “Four Perfect Pebbles.” An unforgettable memoir of the devestating years that shaped her childhood. It also featured Sari Borenstein and Michal Kupchik, reading excerpts from their journals of their visits to the concentration camps in Poland, as well as vocals from Eli Kahn, Daniel Lev, Joshua Levine and Tzvi Schwartz. If you were unable to attend, here is the program in its entirety.


Help Available for Those In Need

There are a number of services and programs available in our community to help the unemployed, under-employed, and those who are struggling financially.  These programs include the West Hempstead Food Bank, Tomchei Shabbos, Career and Job Counseling, Gemachs, Job Resources and other programs. We encourage you to use the services and programs available. All these services and programs are here to help in the most sensitive, discreet, and respectful manner.  Click on the Continue button for more information on these programs.


Davening times are now available at this link: