A directory listing of Metro Atlanta area Synagogues. (Updated 8/15/2016)

Chabad

Chabad Enrichment Center of Gwinnett
3855 Holcomb Bridge Road
Suite 770
Norcross, GA 30092
www.chabadofgwinnett.org
678-595-0196
Rabbi Yossi Lerman
No membership. No affiliation. No artificial ingredients. No tickets. No fluff. No problem. The answer is always yes!

Chabad Intown, Atlanta

928 Ponce de Leon Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30306

www.chabadintown.org
404-898-0434
Rabbi Eliyahu Schusterman
Rabbi Ari Sollish
Chabad Intown, Atlanta, provides opportunities year-round to all, regardless of background, affiliation or spiritual inclination, to learn about and experience our rich Jewish tradition and heritage. We do this through programs for all ages, including the Intown Jewish Preschool, Intown Hebrew School, Intown Jewish Academy, and YJP — Young Jewish Professionals, Atlanta. All of our offerings are presented in quality format and are always uplifting and inspiring. We look forward to welcoming you to one of our programs or events soon.

Chabad Israeli Center Atlanta
4276 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road
Chamblee, GA 30341
www.cicatlanta.com
404-252-9508
Rabbi Mendy Gurary

Chabad Jewish Center
1480 Shiloh Road
Suite 500
Kennesaw, GA 30144
www.jewishwestcobb.com
678-460-7702
Rabbi Zalman Charytan

Chabad of Cobb
4450 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068
www.chabadofcobb.com
770-565-4412
Rabbi Ephraim Silverman

Chabad of North Fulton
10180 Jones Bridge Road
Alpharetta, GA 30022
www.chabadnf.org
770-410-9000
Rabbi Hirshy Minkowicz
Chabad of North Fulton is a welcoming, dynamic and vibrant community that offers a wide range of educational and outreach services to all Jews, regardless of religious background or affiliation. We offer a full-service synagogue, adult education, lifecycle events, year-round programming for all ages, summer camp, community outreach, counseling, and, most important, direct and easy access to the rabbi for any personal assistance you might need. Construction is currently underway for our brand-new educational campus, which will help us serve you even better.

Chabad of Peachtree City
632 Dogwood Trail
Tyrone, GA 30290
www.chabadsouthside.com
678-595-0199
Rabbi Yossi Lew

Congregation Beth Israel — South Forsyth
600 Peachtree Parkway
Suite 100
Cumming, GA 30041
Jewishforsyth.org
404-954-2092
Rabbi Levi Mentz
We are a warm, vibrant and inviting community in North Georgia. Experience our uplifting and inspiring events, programs and services together with wonderful families just like you.

Congregation Beth Tefillah
5065 High Point Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
www.bethtefillah.org
404-843-2464
Rabbi Yossi New
Rabbi Ari Karp
Rabbi Isser New
Campus Director Barry Herman
President Trevor Horwitz

Orthodox

Congregation Anshi S’fard
1324 North Highland Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30306
www.anshisfard.org
404-969-6763
Rabbi Mayer Freedman
President Jean Alhadeff

Congregation Ariel
5237 Tilly Mill Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
www.congariel.org
770-390-9071
Rabbi Binyomin Friedman
Youth Director Rabbi Mordy Birnbaum
Executive Director Debbie Kalwerisky
President Jason Kaplan
An Orthodox community in beautiful Dunwoody, the Ariel family welcomes Jews of all ages, stages and backgrounds with daily minyanim; classes with the rabbis; one-on-one learning; events for women; youth groups; tot Shabbat; teen barbecues; father/son learning; a modern sanctuary and social hall; an eruv and a mikvah; and fun, learning and growth for all. Join us for High Holidays, come for a Shabbos kiddush, attend one of our many classes, chat with the rabbis and make friends.

Congregation Beit Yitzhak
6030 Goodwood Boulevard
Norcross, GA 30093
770-931-4567
Congregation Beit Yitzhak offers catering for all your needs under AKC supervision. Call 678-200-8897.

Congregation Beth Jacob
1855 LaVista Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
www.bethjacobatlanta.org
404-633-0551
Rabbi Ilan Feldman
Rabbi Emeritus Emanuel Feldman
Executive Director Yitzchok Tendler
President Larry Beck
Beth Jacob Atlanta is truly the Orthodox synagogue for all Jews. Beth Jacob aims to inspire and motivate individuals and families at all levels of observance to strengthen their Jewish connection. We welcome Jews of all backgrounds to participate in our programs. The Atlanta Scholars Kollel and Beth Jacob co-host study groups and workshops presenting timely topics with a Jewish perspective. On Shabbat and holidays, our synagogue is home to several concurrent services for young children, teens and beginners.

Congregation Ner Hamizrach
1858 LaVista Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
www.nerhamizrach.org
404-315-9020
Rabbi Shmuel Khoshkerman

Congregation Netzach Yisrael
1528 Sheffield Drive
Atlanta, GA 30329

The Kehilla of Sandy Springs
5075 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
www.thekehilla.org
404-913-6131
Rabbi Karmi David Ingber
Administrator Effie Ross
President Matt Marks

New Toco Shul
2003 LaVista Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
newtocoshul.com
770-765-7485

Young Israel of Toco Hills

Young Israel of Toco Hills

Young Israel of Toco Hills

2056 LaVista Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
www.yith.org
404-315-1417
Rabbi Adam Starr
Office Manager Leslie Mallard
President Davi Kutner
Our warm Modern Orthodox community celebrates a commitment to traditional practice and observance coupled with a profound engagement and openness to the world around us. We are a proudly religious Zionist congregation that loves the people and land of Israel and believes that the establishment of the state of Israel is of great religious significance. We also cherish partnering and participating with the broader Atlanta Jewish community in the spirit of Klal Yisrael. Under the dynamic leadership of Rabbi Adam Starr, our synagogue has grown significantly and completed a spectacular new spiritual home in September 2014.

Traditional

Congregation Shaarei Shamayim
1810 Briarcliff Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
www.shaareishamayim.com
404-417-0472
Rabbi Mark Hillel Kunis
Office Manager/Treasurer David Krombach
President David Fink
Congregation Shaarei Shamayim is the boutique intown traditional shul. It’s a place of inspiration, comfort, companionship and healing. In an effort to break down the artificial barriers and labels that separate our people, the principle of Ahavat Yisrael, love of our fellow Jew, takes center stage, and all are welcome. That is why we offer both separate (machitza) and mixed seating for men and women. We are an intimate and active congregation. We have Shabbat and holiday services, weekly educational activities, social activities, and a religious school — all focused on inspiring a thirst for G-d and Jewish life.

Sephardic

Congregation Or VeShalom
1681 North Druid Hills Road
Brookhaven, GA 30319
www.orveshalom.org
404-633-1737
Rabbi Hayyim Kassorla
Executive Director Adam Kofinas
Brookhaven Bayit@OVS Director Sim Pearl
President Richard Maslia
Congregation Or VeShalom (OVS) is a Sephardic synagogue in Brookhaven. At 400 families strong, we are dedicated to the spiritual and intellectual growth of our members. Building upon over 100 years of tradition, we embrace our history and envision a strong future with innovative programming. B@OVS, a second-year program, is rethinking how young adults (individuals and families) connect with community, Judaism and OVS. We welcome you to experience the Sephardic warmth, culture and welcoming community.

Conservative

Ahavath Achim Synagogue

“Bastards” makes use of the main sanctuary.

The main sanctuary at Ahavath Achim.

600 Peachtree Battle Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30327
www.aasynagogue.org
404-355-5222
Rabbi Neil Sandler
Rabbi Laurence Rosenthal
Executive Director Manuel Mesa
President Rob Wildstein

Congregation Beth Shalom
5303 Winters Chapel Road
Dunwoody, GA 30360
www.bethshalomatlanta.org
770-399-5300
Rabbi Mark Zimmerman
Executive Director Loli Gross
President Howard Fish
Beth Shalom is an egalitarian, Conservative synagogue committed to creating meaningful and lasting Jewish experiences for our members and their families. We are an inclusive, spiritual Jewish community providing a warm, nurturing environment where we pray, learn, educate, and perpetuate Torah and Jewish values. We are a shul with a strong culture of welcoming. Shabbat and holiday services are a special time at Beth Shalom. We are committed to sharing the joys of our simchas and supporting one another during life’s challenges. We encourage our members to support the Jewish community, the state of Israel and world Jewry and engage in tikkun olam. We are a true community built on lasting relationships.

Congregation B’nai Torah
700 Mount Vernon Highway
Atlanta, GA 30328
www.bnaitorah.org
404-257-0537
Rabbi Joshua Heller
Rabbi Hillel Konigsburg
Executive Director Natalie Sarnat
President Alan Smirin

Congregation Etz Chaim

Rabbi Daniel Dorsch of Etz Chaim

Rabbi Daniel Dorsch of Etz Chaim

1190 Indian Hills Parkway
Marietta, GA 30068
www.etzchaim.net
770-973-0137
Rabbi Daniel L. Dorsch
Rabbi Shalom J. Lewis
Executive Director Robert L. Bachrach
President Todd H. Surden
As Congregation Etz Chaim begins its 42nd year, our programing kicks off with our signature Lilmode adult education offering on Nov. 15 with Brendan Murphy, the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust’s distinguished educator of 2016. In March, Dr. Daniel Matt, one of the world’s leading authorities on Kabbalah, will be our weekend scholar in residence, sponsored by the Ramie A. Tritt Family Foundation. These are but two of the exciting events being offered in the months ahead. All programs are open to the public and free of charge. Check our website for all the specifics.

Congregation Gesher L’Torah
4320 Kimball Ridge Road
Alpharetta, GA 30022
www.gltorah.org
770-777-4009
Rabbi Michael Bernstein
Executive Director Doug Konkel
President Mitch Hershkowitz

Congregation Or Hadash
7460 Trowbridge Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
www.or-hadash.org
404-250-3338
Rabbi Mario Karpuj
Rabbi Analia Bortz
Executive Director Erica Hruby
President Marc Medwed
Congregation Or Hadash, an egalitarian Conservative synagogue located in Sandy Springs, is dedicated to providing a warm and welcoming Jewish environment for building spiritual and social connections through prayer, learning, music and tikkun olam. We believe that a caring community is a kehillah kedoshah (holy community). We are excited to be celebrating our 13th year with many special events and invite you to visit us and experience the warmth of our congregation.

Congregation Shearith Israel
1180 University Drive
Atlanta, GA 30306
www.shearithisrael.com
404-873-1743
Rabbi Ari Kaiman
Business Director Jodi Kadison
President Josh D’Agostino
With more than 110 years of history, Congregation Shearith Israel has entered its next chapter. Under new leadership with Rabbi Ari Kaiman, our egalitarian, Conservative synagogue is growing and will continue to provide a rich environment for pursuing Jewish spirituality, learning and community. Our congregants lead prayers, chant Torah and Haftarah, and share duties throughout our lay-led service. Our Machaneh Shai educational program (which our children actually love) offers a rich, engaging experience for kindergarten through seventh grade. Throughout the year, our members have countless opportunities to participate in social, cultural, spiritual, educational and community service programs. Check us out.

Reform

Congregation B’nai Israel
1633 Highway 54 East
Jonesboro, GA 30237
Mail: P.O. Box 142481
Fayetteville, GA 30214
www.bnai-israel.net
678-817-7162
Rabbi Rick Harkavy
Cantorial Soloist Susan Burden
Administrator Angela Ellis
President David Rosenberg

Congregation Dor Tamid
11165 Parsons Road
Johns Creek, GA 30097
www.dortamid.org
770-623-8860
Rabbi David Katz
Cantorial Soloist Mike Zuspan
Temple Administrator Kerry Sbat
President Rob Lederman

Congregation Ner Tamid
1349 Old Highway 41
Suite 220
Marietta, GA 30060
678-264-8575
www.mynertamid.org
Rabbi Joseph Prass
President Kristine Goldstein

The Temple
1589 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
www.the-temple.org
404-873-1731
Senior Rabbi Peter Berg
Rabbi Loren Filson Lapidus
Rabbi David Spinrad
Rabbi Steven Rau
Rabbi Lydia Medwin
Rabbi Emeritus Alvin Sugarman
Cantor Deborah Hartman
Executive Director Mark Jacobson
President Lauren Grien
The Temple, founded in 1867, blends tradition with innovation to create a vibrant and warm atmosphere that is inviting to all who walk through the famous red doors on Peachtree Street. In addition to upholding The Temple’s deep-seated roots within the greater Atlanta community, The Temple’s clergy and staff have dedicated themselves to engaging with each and every congregant. Everyone from young professionals and new families to those who have called Atlanta home for generations find The Temple to be a place of solace, celebration and friendship.

Temple Beth David
1885 McGee Road
Snellville, GA 30078
www.gwinnetttemple.com
770-978-3916
President Barry Abis
Temple Beth David (TBD) began in 1981 as the first formal Jewish presence in Gwinnett County. TBD provides continued spirit of worship and service that does not sacrifice the family closeness. TBD offers weekly services, holiday celebrations, lifecycle events and educational programs. TBD hopes to remain and grow as an integral part of the Gwinnett and Atlanta communities. It is also our hope that other interested families will also become active in our future.

Temple Beth Tikvah
9955 Coleman Road
Roswell, GA 30075
www.bethtikvah.com
770-642-0434
Rabbi Alexandria Shuval-Weiner
Rabbi Emeritus Donald Tam
Cantor Nancy Kassel
President Harlan Graiser

Temple Emanu-El
1580 Spalding Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
www.templeemanuelatlanta.org
770-395-1340
Rabbi Spike Anderson
Rabbi Scott E. Colbert
Rabbi Emeritus Stanley Davids
Cantor Lauren Furman Adesnik
Executive Director Mark Flaxer
Co-Presidents Arthur Katz and Noah Rosner

Temple Kehillat Chaim
1145 Green Street
Roswell, GA 30075
www.kehillatchaim.org
770-641-8630
Rabbi Harvey Winokur
Cantor Barbara Margulis
President Lori Dreffin

Temple Kehillat Chaim, located in Roswell, draws from a five-county area. We are a friendly, inclusive synagogue that welcomes all types of families. We have programs for tots through senior adults. Our religious school is held only on Sundays. It features the unique ISJL curriculum that engages students’ imaginations as they gain Jewish values. Our families are given their own bar/bat mitzvah date. This allows for maximum participation on Shabbat eve and morning. Our Brotherhood, Sisterhood and youth groups are actively involved in the temple and community.

Temple Kol Emeth

Rabbi Erin Boxt of Temple Kol Emeth schmoozes near the Jewish Rock Radio Stage with wife Batya and their younger daughter, Danika.

Rabbi Erin Boxt of Temple Kol Emeth and wife Batya with their younger daughter, Danika.

1415 Old Canton Road
Marietta, GA 30062
www.kolemeth.net
770-973-3533
Rabbi Steven Lebow
Rabbi Erin Boxt
Cantorial Soloist Blake Singer
Senior Temple Administrator Denise Jacobs
President Ben Singer

Temple Sinai
5645 Dupree Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30327
www.templesinaiatlanta.org
404-252-3073
Senior Rabbi Ron Segal
Associate Rabbi Brad Levenberg
Associate Rabbi Samantha Shabman
Rabbi Emeritus Philip Kranz
Bunzl Family Cantorial Chair Beth Schafer
Executive Director Jack Feldman
President Marcia Nuffer
Temple Sinai is a vibrant Reform congregation in Sandy Springs that values lifelong Jewish learning, a warm spirit of community, a sense of inclusivity and active participation in Jewish life. Our community serves as a center of Jewish life and as an extended, caring family for whom we provide a Jewish context for life experiences. Our congregation offers many avenues for involvement, welcomes participation in our leadership and continually challenges itself to meet the needs of our members. We welcome all who wish to participate, regardless of age, marital status, sexual orientation or financial means.

Reconstructionist

Congregation Bet Haverim
2074 LaVista Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
www.congregationbethaverim.org
404-315-6446
Rabbi Josh Lesser
Executive Director Amy Robertson
President Shoshana Ben-Yoar
Congregation Bet Haverim is a Reconstructionist synagogue founded by lesbians and gay men, embracing all Jews and loved ones. Shabbat services include an Erev Shabbat with music from our chorus, a Tot Shabbat for little ones, a chant service, and monthly Shabbat dinner. We also offer Parent ’n’ Me and Sing ’n’ Play programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Nondenominational

Congregation Shema Yisrael
6065 Roswell Road
No. 3018
Atlanta, GA 30328
Services at Unity
3597 Parkway Lane
Norcross, GA 30092
www.shemaweb.org
404-943-1100
Cantor Herb Cole
Bob Bahr
Eugen Schoenfeld

Guardians of the Torah
P.O. Box 767981
Roswell, GA 30076
guardiansofthetorah.com
770-286-3477
Rabbi Richard Baroff
Guardians of the Torah is a congregation without walls that is open to all. Guardians of the Torah is also an organization that supports police and other public safety officers and first responders in need of spiritual support. We profess our devotion to G-d, our commitment to studying Torah, our steadfast support for the people and the state of Israel, and our love of the United States of America. We are funded through the generous contributions of our followers. There are no dues and no other assessments.

Kehillat HaShem
640 Stone House Lane NW
Marietta, GA 30064
www.rabbiatlanta.com
770-218-8094
Rabbi Jeffery Feinstein
Shabbat services are held on the second Shabbat of each month at 10:30 a.m. Bar and bat mitzvah tutoring, weddings, baby namings and other lifecycle services may be scheduled directly with Rabbi Feinstein.