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CGoP / Preschool phone lines down

Congregation Gates of Prayer and Gates Preschool phone lines remain down at this time due to work being done outside the building.
The internet is not affected so please continue emailing us as needed or call our cell phones.
We will update you again as we know more. 

Announcing The Gates of Camp Initiative

       Go Camp Introduction Party - Saturday, August 27, 2022, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Congregation Gates of Prayer Parking Lot

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 and HERE to register for J-FLEx.

Read published articles about the Go Camp Initiative in the Southern Jewish Life Magazine and eJewish Philanthropy web site

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Shabbat Worship - Temple Sinai
Friday, Aug 19 6:30pm
Choir Summer Potluck
Sunday, Aug 21 5:00pm
Sisterhood Book Club
Monday, Aug 22 7:00pm
Shabbat Worship - Temple Sinai
Friday, Aug 26 6:30pm
Go Camp Intro Party
Shabbat, Aug 27 6:00pm

Featured Events

SaturdaySat, 27 AugAugust, 2022

Go Camp Introduction Party

Shabbat, Aug 27th 6:00p to 8:00pSaturday, August 27, 2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


SundaySun, 28 AugAugust, 2022

Mah Jongg Club

Sunday, Aug 28th 1:00p to 4:00p


SundaySun, 11 SepSeptember, 2022

Sisterhood Jazz Brunch and Bubbly

Sunday, Sep 11th 11:00a to 1:00pSisterhood Jazz Brunch and Bubbly in honor of Nita-Joan Sams


SundaySun, 18 SepSeptember, 2022

J-FLEx - Opening Day Breakfast & Program

Sunday, Sep 18th 9:30a to 11:30a


SundaySun, 18 SepSeptember, 2022

Mah Jongg Club

Sunday, Sep 18th 1:00p to 4:00p


SundaySun, 9 OctOctober, 2022

J-FLEx - Superhero Sukkot: The Jewish Origins of Superheroes!

Sunday, Oct 9th 9:30a to 10:15aComic books are a Jewish invention. Superheroes are a Jewish invention.


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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.

On this site, we invite you to come and learn all about our multiple opportunities for spiritual growth and learning. Discover paths for learning and how a synagogue can be the base for repairing our world. Become an active part of the Gates of Prayer family.

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