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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.

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, Emily Kaiman, J Street's Deputy Director of Jewish Communal Engagement, CSI's own former summer Rabbinic Intern Rabbi Sammy Rosenbaum, along with Rabbis Kaiman, Helfand, and Ilan Schwartz

To learn about the holiday of Shavuot, click here.

Registration for Shavuot dinner has now closed, but all are welcome to services and the learning sessions throughout the night!  

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 

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

together again: celebrating community - august 16 - 18th 

Save the date for a very special weekend as we welcome the community home following summer breaks and travels and enjoy Family Shabbat Services, a Community Shabbat DinnerSunday morning activities and fun, and an afternoon program with Rabbi Shai Held, philosopher, theologian, Bible scholar, and President and Dean at the Hadar Institute. Rabbi Held will speak on his new, acclaimed book, Judaism is About Love. This is a weekend you don't want to miss, and we don't want to miss you! Stay tuned for details.    

our community in pictures


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

Wed, June 12 2024 6 Sivan 5784