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welcome to shearith!

Shearith Israel is an egalitarian, Conservative synagogue located in Intown Atlanta. Our congregation is devoted to spiritual and religious enrichment. We are especially passionate about Jewish education and community building!

At Shearith Israel, we are ritually traditional and courageously progressive. For more than 100 years, we have served the Atlanta area by providing an energetic environment for pursuing Jewish spirituality, learning, and friendship. Above all else, we strive to be a warm, welcoming community. Our congregation embraces its members and friends, and we would love you to join us for Shabbat or an upcoming event. Shalom! 

We are proudly supported by our community. To make a donation in honor or memory of a friend or loved one, click here.

new program planning process

At Shearith Israel, everyone can be a part of the process of accomplishing our mission and vision! We aim to bring our lay partners into the process of calendar formation, with clear expectations of the resources that we will require to effectively execute our mission. Click the button below to learn more and submit your program idea(s)!

Program Planning Process - Learn More

shavuot night of learning: sinai & zion - tuesday, june 11th, 6 pm

Join us as we enjoy a special dairy dinner and our annual Shavuot night of learning led by Shearith Israelites and greater Atlanta Jewish community members on topics related to Sinai and Jerusalem, revelation and our practice of Jewish traditions, and the war in Israel and Gaza.  

Session facilitators include Ken Stein, Professor Emeritus of Contemporary Middle Eastern History, Political Science, and Israeli Studies at Emory, Geoff Levin, Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern and Jewish Studies and core faculty member at the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies at Emory and author of the new book Our Palestine Question: Israel and American Jewish Dissent, 1948-1978Eli Sperling, Israel Institute Teaching Fellow in the University of Georgia’s Department of International Affairs and author of the new book Singing the Land: Hebrew Music and Early Zionism in America, and Emily Kaiman, J Street's Deputy Director of Jewish Communal Engagement, along with Rabbis Kaiman, Helfand, and Ilan Schwartz

To learn about the holiday of Shavuot, click here.

Register for Shavuot Dinner

Tikkun Leyl Shavuot - Learn More and Register

shabbat in the park: friday, june 21st @ glenlake park (decatur), 7:30 pm

Join Shearith Israel as we head "off-campus" to a few local parks this summer and fall. The first Shabbat in the Park will be on Friday, June 21st at Glenlake Park in Decatur at 5:45 pm. We'll kick off Shabbat with a few songs on guitar and prayers over wine/juice and challah, followed by a fun vegetarian-friendly meal. These casual Friday evenings are a terrific way to socialize with Shearith Israel members of all ages, so bring the kids AND the grown-ups and tell any prospective members that they are welcome to join us, too — the more, the merrier!

View Full Schedule & Register Here

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services + livestreaming

Shearith Israel is now livestreaming Shabbat morning services on our website as well as our YouTube and Facebook pages

All services are open to the community for in-person attendance. Our Daily Minyan, held morning and evening throughout the week (Sunday - Friday morning), will continue to be held on Zoom as well. For the livestream links, service schedule, and Daily Minyan Zoom link, click the button below.

Shabbat Services Livestream & Daily Minyan Zoom Links

Weekly Shabbat ALT Service

Tue, May 21 2024 13 Iyyar 5784