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This website is dedicated in memory of Helen & Ben Kershenbaum and Ceil & Nat Nathanson

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

Shloshim Commemoration

On Wednesday July 30, 2014, the West Hempstead Jewish community gathered together to commemorate the shloshim of the three Israeli yeshiva boys who were kidnapped and murdered by Arab terrorists. Here is a video of the program:


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: