Congregations of

Shaare Shamayim

9768 Veree Road, Philadelphia PA 19115    (215) 677-1600





 Community Synagogue

Celebrate your faith with Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, a community synagogue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Come and join our family to connect with Hashem, the local community, Israel, and members with shared interests.

A Caring Congregation

Welcome to Congregations of Shaare Shamayim—the oldest traditional synagogue in Philadelphia. Our more than 600 families enjoy the option of both traditional, conservative (full women's participation on the bima), and junior services, along with thriving preschool, kindergarten, and religious school programs. This includes creative activities for all ages and interests, as well as political action/speakers of interest to the extended Jewish Community. Additionally, we offer a men's club, as well as a youth group.

Service Times

One congregation with a service option for everyone! We invite you to join us every Shabbat, daven in the service of your choice and celebrate Shabbat as a united congregation with a lovely Shabbat Kiddush. Aliyah and Torah honors are available in either service. Call the Synagogue office at (215) 677-1600 to arrange an Aliyah for your upcoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah, AufRuf, Baby Naming, Yahrzeit, etc.

Traditional Service

Rabbi Jean Claude Klein
Cantor Don Samuels
Monday - Friday at 6:40 a.m.
Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.
Sunday mornings at 8:00 a.m.
Sunday - Thursday at 7:45 p.m.
Friday & Saturday - Evenings, Varies With sunset.

Conservative Service

Rabbi Daniel Wolpe
Cantor Michael Bitton

Saturday Mornings at 9:30 a.m.

Kabbalat Shabbat
Friday Evenings 7:45 p.m.

Junior Congregation

Missy Birnbaum and Rachel Rosen

We'd love to see all of our students every Shabbat at Junior Congregation.

Bagels are served at 10:15 a.m.

Come and spend Shabbat with your friends!

Contact us in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for more information about our community synagogue.

Office Hours: Monday–Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Friday, 9:00 am.–2:00 p.m. 
Serving Northeast Philadelphia & the Surrounding Suburbs, including Bucks & Montgomery Counties

Upcoming Events


Torah Study with Rabbi Klein — March 26th

Tot Shabbat — March 27th

CANCELLED - To Be Rescheduled Yoga at the Synagogue— March 29th

Women's Self Defense Seminar — April 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

Passover BBQ — April 8th

Sisterhood General Meeting and Special Guest Cindy Singer— April 14th

Torah Study with Rabbi Klein — April 16th

Congregation Brunch — April 19th

A Tate of Israel — April 26th

Rabbi Lance Sussman "The Philadelphia Story" — April 30th

Sisterhood General Meeting —         May 12th

Civil War Medicine with Special Guest Herb Kaufman — May 12th

Tot Shabbat — May 15th

Author Nomi Eve and Luncheon —   May 20th

Donor Dinner — June 2nd

New York Show Trip — June 10th

PDAC — June 18


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