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Welcome to Congregation Shaarai Shomayim

Living Jewishly, Intentionally, and With Heart. 

Weekly Events

In order to keep our virtual interaction safe, all sessions will be password-protected. If you have any difficulty connecting or need the password, please contact the office.



Yom Kippur Morning Service
10:00 am

Yom Kippur Afternoon Service
3:30 pm


Talmud Study (Virtual Only)
12:00 pm



No events scheduled


Morning Minyan (Virtual or In-Person)
8:00 - 8:30 am

Coffee With the Rabbi (Virtual Only)
11:00 - 11:50 am

Sh'arim Afternoon Session
4:30 - 6:00 pm



Erev Shabbat Service (Virtual or in-person)
:00 pm


Torah Study (Virtual or In-person)
9:00 am


High Holidays Calendar

Erev Yom Kippur: Sunday, September 24

Yom Kippur: Monday, September 25

Erev Sukkot: Friday, September 29

First Day of Sukkot: Saturday, September 30th

Erev Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah: Friday, October 6

Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah: Saturday, October 7

All services will be livestreamed - see weekly calendar above for links as the time comes. Not yet a Temple member? Please contact us about joining us for the holidays.

Learn About Our Community

Our schedule is full, with programs and events for every age and every demographic. Click here to check out our calendar for a full listing of what we are up today and in the future.

Lancaster, PA may seem an unlikely landmark for American Jewish history, yet Jews have been here since the early 18th century. Click here to learn our incredible history!

We strive to be a Ner L'Atid, a light to the future. Click here to read our Congregational Brit, or Contract, to understand who we are as a community.

We are celebrating a wonderful relationship with our Rabbi, and our friend, Jack Paskoff. We have learned together and grown together. Click here to read more about our wonderful Rabbi.

A group of people in the sanctuary of Congregation Shaarai Shomayim are holding a Torah scroll.
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