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Announcing The Gates of Camp Initiative


Congregation Gates of Prayer is excited to announce our Gates of Camp (a.k.a. GO-Camp initiative). Beginning with the Summer of 2023, all J-FLEx students will be eligible for an award totaling 50% of the cost of their tuition to Jewish sleepaway camp. This award is available to any student who is a member in good standing of Congregation Gates of Prayer and J-FLEx and has earned 100 GO-Camp Phil Shekels throughout the school year. Click HERE to learn about our Gates of Camp Program.  Click HERE to register for J-FLEx.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Oneg Shabbat
Friday, Jul 8 5:45pm
Shabbat Worship
Friday, Jul 8 6:15pm
Munchkin Minyan - Splish Splash
Shabbat, Jul 9 10:00am
Mah Jongg Club
Sunday, Jul 10 1:00pm
BBQ Shabbat - Dinner
Friday, Jul 15 5:00pm

Featured Events

SaturdaySat, 9 JulJuly, 2022

Munchkin Minyan - Splish Splash

Shabbat, Jul 9th 10:00a to 11:30aGet ready for Splish Splash Munchkin Minyan, where you can pray AND play! Sing fun Shabbat songs with Rabbi Gerber and Jordan, enjoy summery treats and make a splash with our water activities. Don't forget to wear your swimsuits! Kids! Parents! Grandparents! All Welcome!


FridayFri, 15 JulJuly, 2022

BBQ Shabbat - Dinner

Friday, Jul 15th 5:00p to 6:15pJoin us for hot dogs, hamburgers (including veggie burgers), and more on July 15th at 5PM in the CGoP Parking Lot (we’ll be in the Manheim if the weather is uncooperative). Friday Evening Shabbat Worship will follow at 6:15PM. BBQ attire (casual!). RSVP required by July 11th to or call the Temple office at 504.885.2600.


SaturdaySat, 23 JulJuly, 2022

Drive-In Movie

Shabbat, Jul 23rd 8:00p to 10:30pThe Gates of Prayer Summer Drive-In Movie and Havdallah is back. Join us at 8:00 PM in the CGoP main parking lot for the summer premiere of Encanto. Tune in audio through your FM car stereo (frequency T.B.A.) or sit outside your vehicle and enjoy the sights and sounds via the drive-in sound system.


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About Us

Congregation Gates of Prayer is a strong, vibrant, and active Reform Jewish synagogue located in Metairie, LA. We offer a full range of programs for all ages from young children to our oldest adults. Our varied worship services are known for their warmth, joy and spirit in keeping with Jewish tradition.

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