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                                 WELCOME TO WSIS

For over 100 years, West Side Institutional Synagogue has proudly served the Manhattan Jewish community. In the heart of the Upper West Side, our Modern Orthodox synagogue offers creative programming, exciting learning opportunities, inspiring davening and a strong sense of community. We look forward to welcoming you to WSIS!

                                  SUKKOT SCHEDULE

Sukkot Schedule

Friday, October 18 Chol Hamoed Sukkot

5:53pm Candle Lighting

6:00pm Mincha and Kabbalat Shabbat



Shabbat Day, October 19

9:00am Shacharit and Mussaf

Kiddush following davening

5:15pm Pre-Mincha Shiur

5:45pm- Mincha

Seudah Shlishit
6:45pm Maariv

6:51pm Havdala




Sunday, October 20 Hoshana Rabah

8:00AM Shacharit

Say goodbye to the WSIS Sukkah with breakfast following services *Sponsors welcome

5:50PM Candle Lighting

5:55PM Mincha


Monday, October 21 Shmini Atzeret

9:00AM Shacharit

Approx. 10:30 Yizkor

6:05PM Mincha

6:05PM- Groups

6:30PM- Kids dinner during groups- Sponsored by Elana & Daniel Lowy

6:45PM Maariv- immediately followed by Hakafot

6:49PM Candle Lighting

Hakafot/Torah reading followed by Simchat Torah Dinner

Approx. 8:15PM- Simchat Torah Dairy Dinner- Dairy Meal/ wine will be served (by reservation only).

Tuesday, October 22 Simchat Torah

8:45AM Shacharit

10:00AM Hakafot

Gala- End of High Holiday Kiddush and Candyland- Sponsored by Avra & Moshe Schreiber following davening

6:05PM Mincha

6:47PM Havdalah



                             HIGH HOLIDAYS AT WSIS

There is still time to contribute to our High Holiday Campaign!


Contribute to our High Holiday Campaign


2020 Membership


Sukkot Page

We have begun preparations and invite you to join us as we usher in 5780. The Tefillah, energy and spirituality of our Yamim Noraim are always impactful and meaningful. This year we plan to continue in this tradition, and look forward to having you with us. Please click here  to visit our High Holiday Page.

                                      SUKKOT AT WSIS

                              YU IDEAS @ THE JCC

Yom hazikaron/yom Ha'atzmaut at wsis




2019 Membership

If you would like to renew your membership or join as a new member, please see our Membership Page here. 


 Please click here to contribute to our campaign.


Check out video from Musical Havdalah with Lipa and Ta Shma!


Tefilla Shiur w/ Rabbi Sherman
Tuesdays in the Library, 8:00pm

Did you ever ask yourself “Why do I recite this prayer?” “When did Jews start saying it?” “What does it even mean?” Join Rabbi Sherman as we explore the answers to these questions to better appreciate our liturgy. We spend a lot of time praying, lets learn what it means!

Tue, October 22 2019 23 Tishrei 5780
West Side Institutional Synagogue • 120 West 76th Street • New York, NY 10023
Tel: 212-877-7652 • Fax: 212-877-9333 • Email: