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Congregation Sha'arey Israel

A Conservative Jewish Congregation serving the spiritual needs of the Middle Georgia Jewish community since 1904

611 First Street, Macon, GA 31201
Phone: (478) 745-4571

Welcome to Congregation Sha'arey Israel

We are an egalitarian synagogue dedicated to the celebration of Conservative Judaism and Jewish Life in Middle Georgia. CSI is a 100+ year-old community which has strengthened over the years because of our dynamic programs and worship services and because of the warm and dedicated families who call CSI home.  We are so glad that you are visiting our website and hope that you will come see us in Macon. After all, Congregation Sha’arey Israel is how you say Hamish in Southern!


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  • Resources in our Shul

    I continue to be amazed at the variety of things we do with our resources! We are very fortunate to have group of volunteers always willing to pitch in and give 100+% in their efforts! I am very excited about the training Rabbi and I did with USCJ Sulam for Emerging Leaders- Very interesting ideas, Continue Reading »

  • Reflecting on Maggid

    If you’re reading the portion of the Haggadah called ‘Maggid’ , מגיד you’re surely talking about slavery and liberation — and while many people treat the biblical slavery narrative as a sacred myth rather than a chapter of history, the discussion of slavery and freedom could not possibly be more relevant. As we speak, people Continue Reading »

  • March 2018 Report from the Board of Education

    March has been a very exciting month to celebrate our connection with ISJL (Institute of Southern Life)! We began with the weekend of March 2-4 and a visit from our ISJL Education Fellow, Carley Abramson. Carley was part of Rockin’ Shabbat and the adult service Friday night, and Shabbat morning services on Saturday. On Sunday Continue Reading »

Wall of Jerusalem

Wall of Jerusalem funds help underwrite major cultural and educational events.  Donations are $200, $500 and $1000 depending on the size of the brick.  For donations to the Wall of Jerusalem please call Shelley Kruger.

Noah’s Ark Wall

Honor the children of CSI with a plaque acknowledging their important milestones and achievements up to age 18.  Minimum donation for a plaque is $36.00 and $250.00 for adopting an animal.  These donations make a great newborn baby gift, Bar/Bat mitzvah, graduation gifts or special recognition of a CSI member’s child.  Monies generated from the plaques on this wall go to the Dr. Pierce Annes Educational Resource Fund.    

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Web Bulletin

The April 2018 Web Bulletin can be found here.

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