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Traditionally, Jewish life is punctuated by certain milestones -- birth, bar/bat mitzvah, weddings, anniversaries, Shabbat and the holidays. We are enriched by our ancient heritage as we celebrate each of these life-cycle and calendar events.

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Scholars in Residence, Kadima, USY, Friday Night Live, Rap with the Rabbi, or simply Jewish Learning, Shearith Israel provides a diverse program for both children and adult members of the congregation.

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As the first synagogue in the nation to open a homeless shelter, Congregation Shearith Israel has sponsored the Night Shelter for Homeless Women for more than 20 years.

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Recent News and Events


Honey from the Heart – Free shipping ends Monday

Order by July 21 and they pay the postage and handling. Alice’s Riches Sisterhood Gift Shop is proud to present ORT Atlanta’s Honey From The Heart fundraiser for a third year at Shearith Israel promoting the understanding and appreciation of Jewish values through a global network of schools and training programs in more than 60 countries.


Annual Family Fun Picnic—Sunday, Aug. 10—Glenlake Park

The 3rd Annual Congregation Shearith Israel Picnic will be held Sunday, Aug. 10, at Glenlake Park, 1211 Church St., Decatur. from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Invite Family & Friends to come out and enjoy an afternoon of Fun Games & Fraternizing for Funlovers of ALL ages! Click here for info or contact Rona Seidel at ronaseidel@gmail.com. Thank you to Alice’s Riches […]


2015: Our Next Chapter

In 2015, Congregation Shearith Israel will enter its Next Chapter.  We are currently engaged in a Rabbinical Search to replace our current Rabbi, Hillel Norry, who after twelve years, is leaving to pursue other opportunities.  It is a bittersweet time, but an exciting opportunity for our congregation.  Please click on this post title for updates on […]