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Shaare Shamayim

9768 Verree 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 and sisterhood, 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 7:00 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

 

May 25
Lunch and Learn: "Shavuot: the covenant of destiny" 12pm

 

May 26
Herb Kaufman: "Civil War Medicine" 7pm

 

May 27
Rabbi Klein's Spring Sisterhood Class 10am

 

May 31
Chaverim Trip to Nemours Mansion and Gardens 1pm

 

June 2

Sisterhood Donor Dinner 6pm

 
June 8

Men's Club Beef and Beer Closing Event 6pm

 
June 10

New York Show Trip

 
June 11

AARP Driver Safety Refresher Course 10:30am

 
June 14
Jewish Geneology Fair 1pm

 

June 18

7th Police Distric Meeting

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Become a Member or Donate to the Congregations of Shaare Shamayim by contacting us at 215-677-1600




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