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Congregation Gesher L'Torah

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Congregation Gesher L'Torah

Welcome Home.

Our purpose is to build a community that embraces everyone’s unique story,

offering meaningful Jewish insight in a personal way.

Our Rabbi

From the Huffington Post to the bimah at GLT, Rabbi Michael always captures — and keeps — your attention.

Our Story

Call it a synagogue, a shul, a congregation…it’s all those. We call it Home.

Our Events

Innovative Social, Educational, and Religious programming for all ages and life stages.

Upcoming Events

Birthday/Anniversary Shabbat
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us to celebrate your special day the last Friday of every month!

Shabbat Services
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us for our weekly Shabbat services at 7pm every Friday followed by a dessert oneg.

Rubenstein Bar Mitzvah
Aug 27 all-day
Shabbat Services
Aug 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Please join us for our weekly Saturday morning Shabbat services at 9:30am. Torah services begin at 10:15am. Services are followed by a kiddush luncheon. Contact Doug at for more information.

Social Action Committee Meeting
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

August 28, 2016 Agenda

3.Social Action Vision Statement
4.Teen Social Action (Post-Bar/Bat Mitzvah Group)
5.GLT Social Action/Teen Social Action – Schedule of Events
Sunday, November 13, 2016 @ NFCC – Teen Social Action
Sunday, December 18, 2016 @ The Cohen Home Chanukah Party – GLT Social Action
Sunday, January 15, 2017 TBD
March 2017 – Passover Event/Delivery of Food to Residents in Dunwoody
March 2017 – Hunger Walk/Run
April/May 2017 – TBD
6.Other Social Action Ideas – Discussion
7.Upcoming event – VIA (JF&CS’ Volunteers in Action) Mitzvah Day – Sun, Sept 11
@ The Cohen Home & Card Making @ GLT
8.Next Social Action Meeting

Sisterhood Kickoff Dinner @ GLT
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the GLT Sisterhood for an exciting Kickoff of our programming year!
We will have delicious Israeli food, (we won’t forget the wine), and kick up our feet and learn some Israeli dances from our very own Blair Cohen.
We will also be honoring our fabulous outgoing presidents Lisa Winokur and Neeta Seletsky.
Don’t miss this fun event for another great ladies night out with your friends of the GLT Sisterhood! Members and non-members welcome. We look forward to seeing you there!
To RSVP, visit
Please RSVP by Thurs. August 25th.

Men’s Club Planning Meeting
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Board Meeting
Sep 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Shabbat Services
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us for our weekly Shabbat services at 7pm every Friday followed by a dessert oneg.

Weissman Bat Mitzvah
Sep 3 all-day

GLT Blog

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