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Beit Chaverim Synagogue


Home of the award winning HOLY SMOKES! BBQ Team


Beit Chaverim is a modern orthodox synagogue, located in Westport, CT. Our members come from all different backgrounds, and levels of observance. The spirit is exciting, and all agree, this is

The Synagogue Where Everyone is Welcome! 

Stop by and see what all the excitement is about...


(for past events click here)

Michal Smart

Scholar in Residence, Nov 14/15

Michal will speak Shabbat morning, and present at a women's Seudat Shlishit at the Wall home at 4PM.

Michal Smart is the editor of Kaddish, Women’s Voices,  from Urim Publications, winner of the 2013 Jewish Book Award. Michal serves as the Director of Judaic Studies at Bi-Cultural Day School in Stamford, CT. A Fulbright Scholar in Jewish Thought, Michal received her A.B. from Princeton University in Religion and an M.S. from Cornell. She is also an alumna of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship, the Melton Senior Educators Program at Hebrew University, and the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. Michal lectures widely on Jewish texts and philosophy, with a focus on Jewish women. Earlier, Michal pioneered Jewish outdoor and environmental education in the U.S. She is a founder of the TEVA Learning Center and co-author of Spirit in Nature: Teaching Judaism and Environment on the Trail (Behrman House, 2000). Michal lives in Stamford, CT with her husband, James, and their five children.



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Contact Us

Beit Chaverim Synagogue of Westport/Norwalk

85 Post Rd. West, Westport CT 06880

203-227-3333     email

Wed, 22 October 2014 28 Tishrei 5775