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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!

Events

Latest News

  • A Great Start to 2019!

    I hope everybody had a great start to 2019! While most of us do a lot of self-reflection at the time of the Jewish New Year, some also do it again at the start of the calendar year. Being Jewish we have an opportunity to hit the reset button twice a year. What are those Continue Reading »

  • Road Trip

    So —as I type into my phone, my family is about to head up to NY for a winter break. These trips are uncommon for us; last NY trip was quite a ways back. So in a way, these trips also serve as markers, opportunities to reflect a bit. We’ll be spending two shabbatot at Continue Reading »

  • Message from the President December 2018

    I hope everybody had a great Thanksgiving and is now having a Happy Chanukah. We started off the month with the kids in Sunday School actually doing what is says in the song, “Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel, I made it out of Clay….”. They went to the 567 Center and worked with potters to make individual 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 January 2019 Web Bulletin can be found here.

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