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1. The oldest Jewish congregation in the state is Congregation Sha'arai Shomayim in Mobile.

2. Mobile's Jewish community dates back to the 1820s and the city has two historic Jewish cemeteries, Sha'arai Shomayim Cemetery and Ahavas Chesed Cemetery.

3. Sha'arai Shomayim is the older of the two.

4. This cemetery is still used by Congregation Shaarai Shomayim;

5. the Conservative Beth El; and the Reform Shaarai Shomayim.

6. In 2008 the school opened a preschool branch on the premises of Shaarei Shomayim Congregation in midtown Toronto.

7. Shaarei Shomayim Congregation, located in North York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is a Modern Orthodox synagogue, located within the community eruv.

8. The community is home to a number of Orthodox Jewish organizations and religious centres including the Shaarei Shomayim Congregation, the largest modern orthodox synagogue in Canada.

9. Shaarei Shomayim Congregation, Toronto, Ontario;

10. Simon died on January 24, 1804 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and was buried at Shaarai Shomayim Cemetery.

11. The Jewish Rest section, also known as the Old Hebrew Burial Ground, was deeded to Congregation Sha'arai Shomayim, the oldest Reform Jewish congregation in the state of Alabama, by the City of Mobile on June 22, 1841.

12. He served as rabbi of Shaarei Shomayim Congregation in Toronto from 1953 to 1966 and subsequently at Congregation Shaaray Tefila in Lawrence, New York from 1967 until 1994.

13. Sha'arai Shomayim Cemetery, also known as the Reformed Temple Jewish Cemetery, is a historic Jewish cemetery located in Mobile, Alabama, United States.

14. It was established by Congregation Sha'arai Shomayim in 1876 after their previous cemetery, Jewish Rest in the adjacent Magnolia Cemetery, was filled to capacity.

15. The Sha'arai Shomayim congregation was the first Jewish congregation in Alabama and one of the oldest Reform congregations in the United States.

16. It was granted a charter by the state on January 25, 1844, with 52 families under the name of Sha'arai Shomayim Umaskil el Dol, or Gates of Heaven and Society of Friends of the Needy.

17. The Sha'arai Shomayim congregation's first cemetery was a section in Magnolia Cemetery that was deeded to them by the city of Mobile on 22 June 1841.

18. The Jewish Rest section was full after only a few decades and led to the establishment of Sha'arai Shomayim Cemetery to the south of Magnolia.

19. It covers about 2 acres (0.81 ha) of land in a narrow strip that adjoins the Sha'arai Shomayim Cemetery.

20. Congregation Sha'arai Shomayim is the oldest Jewish congregation in the state of Alabama and one of the oldest Reform Jewish congregations in the United States.

21. Although no records survive that document the spiritual activities of Mobile's earliest Jewish citizens, on June 22, 1841 Congregation Sha'arai Shomayim purchased plots in the city's Magnolia Cemetery.

22. The congregation's full name in the document is listed as Sha’arai Shomayim U - Maskil El Dol or Gates of Heaven and Society of Friends of the Needy.

23. During 1844 and 1845, Congregation Sha'arai Shomayim held services on Friday evenings and Shabbat morning in private homes.

24. With the coming of the American Civil War, Congregation Sha'arai Shomayim saw many of its members serving in the Confederate States Army.

25. The congregation purchased land for the new cemetery, now known as Sha'arai Shomayim Cemetery, from William and Caroline Leinkauf on March 17, 1876.

26. Shaarey Shomayim or Shaarei/Shaaray Shamayim/Shomoyim (Hebrew: שערי שמים‎

27. He had previously been a U.S. Air Force chaplain, then rabbi of Congregation Sha'arai Shomayim in Mobile, Alabama from 1960 to 1973.

28. This was done to absorb a branch congregation which had earlier established its own synagogue at Shaarey Shomayim could not sustain itself due to financial difficulties.

29. He attended the Temple Shaarai Shomayim religious school in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was confirmed there in 1921, and graduated from Columbia High School in 1923.

30. Berkowitz served from 1883 to 1888 at Congregation Sha'arai Shomayim (Mobile, Alabama).