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Participating Congregations

More and more congregations are getting involved in congregation based community organizing every day. See below for our current list of participating congregations:

  • Congregation Chaverim, Tuscon
  • Temple Emanuel, Tempe
  • Temple Solel, Paradise Valley
  • Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills
  • Congregation Beth El, Berkeley
  • Congregation Beth Israel, Carmel
  • Congregation Emanu-El, San Francisco
  • Congregation Rodef Sholom, San Rafael
  • Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, San Francisco
  • Congregation Sherith Israel, San Francisco
  • Congregation Shir Hadash, Los Gatos
  • Congregation Shomrei Torah, Santa Rosa
  • Stephen S. Wise Temple, Los Angeles
  • Temple Beth El, Aptos
  • Temple Emanu-El, Santa Clara
  • Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills
  • Temple Emanu-El, San Jose
  • Temple Isaiah, Lafayette
  • Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles
  • Temple Israel of Hollywood, Los Angeles
  • Temple Judea, Tarzana
  • Temple Sinai, Oakland
  • Leo Baeck Temple, Los Angeles
  • Temple Emanu-El, San Francisco
  • Peninsula Temple Sholom, Burlingame
  • Congregation Or Ami, Calabasas
  • University Synagogue, Los Angeles
  • Temple Ahavat Shalom, Northridge
  • Temple Beth Israel Pomona
  • Congregation B'nei Israel, Sacramento
  • Aspen Jewish Congregation, Aspen
  • Congregation Har Hashem, Boulder
  • Temple Emanuel, Denver


  • Congregation B'nai Israel, Bridgeport
  • Temple Israel, Westport


  • Temple Beth Am, Miami
  • Temple Beth Sholom, Miami Beach
  • Temple Beth Torah, Wellington
  • Temple B’nai Israel, Clearwater
  • Temple Israel, Tallahassee
  • Temple Israel of Greater Miami, Miami
  • Beth Emet the Free Synagogue, Evantson
  • B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, Glenview— Fain Award winners for organizing
  • Congregation Etz Chaim, Lombard
  • Congregation Or Shalom, Vernon Hills
  • Chicago Sinai Congregation, Chicago
  • Congregation Solel, Highland Park
  • Temple Beth Israel, Skokie
  • Temple Sholom, Chicago
  • Congregation Beth Torah, Overland Park
  • Temple Sinai, New Orleans
  • Temple Beth El, Augusta
  • Beth El Temple Center, Belmont
  • Congregation Beth El, Sudbury
  • Temple Beth Avodah, Newton
  • Temple Beth Elohim, Wellsley
  • Temple Isaiah, Lexington— Fain Award winners for organizing
  • Temple Israel, Boston— Fain Award winners for organizing
  • Temple Shalom of Newton, Newton
  • Temple Shir Tikva, Wayland
  • Temple Shir Tikvah, Winchester
  • Temple Sinai, Springfield
  • Temple Emanu-El, Oak Park
  • Mount Zion Temple, Saint Paul
New Jersey:
  • Beth Haverim Shir Shalom, Mawah
  • Temple Beth El, Hillsborough
New Mexico:
  • Temple Beth Shalom, Santa Fe
  • Congregation Albert, Albuquerque
New York:
  • Central Synagogue, New York
  • Congregation Rodeph Sholom, New York
  • East End Temple, New York
  • Temple Sinai, Roslyn
  • Central Synagogue of Nassau County, Rockville Centre
North Carolina:
  • Judea Reform Congregation, Durham
  • Temple Emanuel, Winston Salem
  • Temple Israel, Omaha
  • Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, Beachwood
  • Congregation Beth Tikvah, Columbus
  • Temple Beth Shalom, New Albany
  • Temple Sholom, Cincinnati
  • Temple Sholom, Springfield


  • Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia
  • Temple Sinai, Pittsburgh
  • The Temple Congregation Ohabei Shalom, Nashville
  • Congregation Beth Israel, Houston
  • Congregation Kol Halev, Austin
  • Temple Emanu-El, Dallas
  • Temple Shalom, Dallas
  • Temple Mount Sinai, El Paso
  • Beth El Hebrew Congregation, Alexandria
  • Temple Rodeph Shalom. Falls Church
  • Temple Beth Am, Seattle
  • Temple De Hirsch Sinai, Seattle
  • Beth Hillel Temple, Kenosha
  • Mt. Sinai Congregation, Wausau

Many more Reform synagogues are in the process of considering joining community organizing groups. Conservative, Reconstructionist, and Orthodox synagogues also engage in congregation-based community organizing.

Are you missing from this list? Let us know!

If there is no community organizing group near you, we still want to hear from you. New organizing groups form with some frequency—based largely on levels of local interest. Please contact Just Congregations. We may already have heard from other congregations in your area.

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