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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

Board of Education

Board of Education Report

  • Posted on December 6, 2018
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Board of Education Report October 2018

  • Posted on October 7, 2018
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Sunday and Hebrew School are off to a great start with many activities celebrating the many holidays on our calendar. First and foremost, thank you so much to Louis and Emily Piassick for putting together the two youth/family services on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur. Our kids had a wonderful time participating in the services Continue Reading »

Board of Education Report – September 2018

  • Posted on September 2, 2018
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Our new school year started off with a wonderful teacher planning session held on August 19th. The Board of Education and teachers, together with our ISJL fellow, Mackenzie Haun, met at CSI to prepare a years’ worth of fun, educational material and activities for the 30 students who will be attending our Hebrew and Religious Continue Reading »

BOE Report Aug 2018

  • Posted on August 10, 2018
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We are very excited about the upcoming CSI Religious School year! The CSI Board of Education has met several times this summer to organ-ize and plan. Our wonderful teachers are onboard, and we want to express our appreciation to them for their dedication to the Jewish edu-cation of our children. We were very well represented Continue Reading »

Summer BOE Report

  • Posted on June 14, 2018
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“So often you find that the students you are trying to inspire are the ones that end up inspiring you!” (Sean Junkins). The close of our religious school year gives us a chance to pause and reflect back over all the fun and learning we have had with our wonderful students. The remarks the teachers Continue Reading »

May 2018 BOE Report

  • Posted on May 3, 2018
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We were back from Spring Break April 8th with a regularly scheduled Religious School day. Each class participated in their own age appropriate activity for Yom HaShoah, conducted in their classrooms with their teachers. Also, the Teens took a field trip to Mercer to meet two Jewish students who took them on a guided tour Continue Reading »

March 2018 Report from the Board of Education

  • Posted on April 7, 2018
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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 »

March Board of Education Report and Upcoming Events

  • Posted on March 7, 2018
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We continue to be busy with our Religious School activities throughout February. Our Barton’s Passover Candy Sale got underway the first part of February. Thank you to all who helped sell the candy, and to those of you who supported our school by purchasing candy. The candy will be arriving soon so be sure to Continue Reading »

Board of Education Update February 2018

  • Posted on February 7, 2018
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We are back from Winter Break, back to school and back to shule! We eased back into Sunday School on January 7th with our Teen Class and Seedlings. Junior Congregation met on the 7th also. Classroom lessons included a wide variety of topics. Our Teen Class is exploring world religions and discussing commonalities as well Continue Reading »

December 2017 Review

  • Posted on January 7, 2018
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The beat goes on as we come to the end of 2017. December, while filled with holidays and breaks, was also filled with a busy school schedule. On December 3rd, our celebration of Chanukah included Bible Raps Matt Bar’s return visit to CSI from Philadelphia, PA. He shared his knowledge and talent of putting religious Continue Reading »