Welcome to Congregation Shaarai Shomayim

Living Jewishly, Intentionally, and With Heart. 
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The students participate in school-wide programming

that is built around the following 3 pillars:

(1) Learning, (2) Worship, and (3) Acts of Loving Kindness.


To register for 2022/23 -- CLICK HERE


For more information,

please contact Bob Houghton at la6756@gmail.com


If you know a Jewish family in our community that is not yet affiliated, please let us know so we can speak with them about our

Sh'arim program and about Temple membership.

Shaarai Day Camp 2022
Songs, Swimming, and Mitzvahs

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of the Year

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Donna Cohen

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JUNE 20  - JUNE 26

As Temple Life returns to in person service and events,
we will continue to 
connect virtually.
Take a look at everything coming up.

Invite your friends to share in the richness of
Jewish life at Shaarai Shomayim!

Please note, 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 at jperry@shaarai.org for the password.


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Lattes with Leadership
11AM - 11:50AM (virtual only)




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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.