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Sunday, Oct 1 9:30am
Astronomy in the Sukkah
Sunday, Oct 1 8:00pm

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SaturdaySat, 30 SepSeptember, 2023

Snuggles in the Sukkah - JNOLA + LASPCA

Shabbat, Sep 30th 11:30a to 2:30pJoin JNola, CGoP, and the Louisiana SPCA for a family-friendly pet adoption in the Sukkah! Enjoy plenty of snuggles with adorable and ADOPTABLE kitties, doggies and (maybe) more. Lunch will be provided. RSVP requested.


SundaySun, 1 OctOctober, 2023

Astronomy in the Sukkah

Sunday, Oct 1st 8:00p to 9:30pJoin Phil to learn how/why the moon plays a vital role in the Jewish calendar! Use telescopes to view and take photos of the moon! Learn about the different types and how to use a telescope! For adults and older children.


MondayMon, 2 OctOctober, 2023

Rabbi Gerber’s Special Book Discussion Group: Bari Weiss Book - How to Fight Anti-Semitism

Monday, Oct 2nd 7:00p to 9:00pIn preparation for “A Future of Hope” with Bari Weiss & Noa Tishby moderated by Ted Deutsh on November 14th, join Rabbi Gerber for a lively discussion of Bari Weiss’ book, “How to Fight Anti-Semitism.” Snacks will be provided.


WednesdayWed, 4 OctOctober, 2023

S'mores in the Sukkah with Tribe

Wednesday, Oct 4th 7:30p to 9:00pIf you love S’mores (and who doesn’t), this event is for you! Join us under the Sukkah for this mouthwatering gathering! RSVP HERE


SaturdaySat, 14 OctOctober, 2023

B'nai Mitzvah Club

Shabbat, Oct 14th 9:30a to 10:30a


SaturdaySat, 14 OctOctober, 2023

Private Showing of Cars of Yesteryears with Brotherhood

Shabbat, Oct 14th 2:00p to 4:30pJoin the Brotherhood for a tour of Henry Shane’s personal and private car collection and museum. His collection consists of over 160 classic, antique, exotic, sports, and luxury cars. The museum has antique pedal and push cars, bicycles, and over 10,000 pieces of memorabilia. This is a private collection and not open to the public. There will be no charge for the tour. However, we do need to know who and how many will be attending. Please respond before October 10th. RSVP’s should be directed to David Stiebel.


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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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