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Get Involved with Shearith Israel

ark-column Life Cycle Events:
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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Tu-B'Shevat-Seder-column Youth & Adult Programs:
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


Special Needs Seder, 17 Years & Counting!

Our 17th annual Special Needs Seder at Congregation Shearith Israel was a tremendous success!  For Jewish adults with disabilities, whether living in group homes or living independently, this event offers a unique opportunity to have a traditional seder and seder dinner. Our rabbi conducted the seder using song and story, tying tradition to today’s world. […]

Sell Your Chametz!

Sell Your Chametz for Passover

With Congregation Shearith Israel’s help, you don’t have to be liable for the chametz you have after Passover has started! Through the mitzvah of assigning your chametz to Shearith Israel and Rabbi Norry, as agents, any chametz you own is considered as sold and no longer yours for the festival. New this year — just […]

Knight of the Bald Table!

Congratulations to Evan Kupersmith, a twelve year old member of Shearith Israel for his good deed.  He sure makes our Congregation proud!  Click on the title of the post, Knight of the Bald Table, to get to the link below: www.myfoxatlanta.com/story/28538079/st-baldricks-day-milestone-for-12-year-old-boy