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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
Email: sect@csi.mgacoxmail.com

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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Latest News

  • A Few Thoughts on Anti-Semitism and Passover

    It’s a hot topic these days, for good reason. There’s the shooting at the shul in Squirrel Hill, of course.There’s the anti Semitic remarks offered in the halls of Congress. There are the reckless and cynical charges portraying the Democratic Party as anti Jewish. Uncomfortable old truths — lawmakers, celebrities, pundits across the political spectrum Continue Reading »

  • Reflecting on Purim, and Preparing for Pesach

    Wow!!! What can you say? I think we saw a Purim event which tops all that we have ever seen! The amount of work of all the volunteers to make such an event happen is something we should all be proud of. There are so many that if I tried to thank everybody individually, it Continue Reading »

  • March Happenings

    As most of you are aware, we have postponed Ian Altman’s Fund Raiser Concert. We will keep you posted when we have a reschedule date. Many thanks to Anne Bayme and everyone on her committee who helped with a great Super Bowl Party. A special thanks to all our sponsors for supporting our synagogue. Also, 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.    

Web Bulletin

The April 2019 Web Bulletin can be found here.

Ian Altman Concert Postponed

We want to let you know that Ian Altman’s CSI Benefit Concert scheduled for March 3, 2019 has been postponed at this time.

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