Congregation Shaarei Shamayim

About Shaarei ShamayimCongregation Shaarei Shamayim, based in Madison, Wisconsin, is dedicated to the thoughtful, joyful celebration of Judaism. We have come together from varied backgrounds; our members' Jewish education ranges from extensive to nothing at all. We work to create an environment where people are welcomed regardless of their religious, spiritual, political, or cultural identity. We are committed to fostering Jewish spiritual experience through prayer, meditation, study, song, social action, and friendship. Shaarei Shamayim affiliates with the Reconstructionist and Renewal movements.

Our services, events and activities are open to all; most events are free of charge.  Learn more about us and our rabbi.

Join Us!

We are a growing, active community. Learn how to get involved.

  • Attend an event
  • Inquire about Membership

Spiritual Life

We foster Jewish spirituality through creative, participatory services and events.


We provide a dynamic, spiritual and fun Jewish experience for the many children in our congregation.


We encourage ongoing Jewish education, engagement in social issues and caring for those in need.

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