Congregation Shirat Shalom was founded in spring of 2013 in the Henderson/Las Vegas area by four unaffiliated Jews looking for a place to be comfortable, affordable and worship in the Reform style of Judaism. The concept of starting a new congregation without walls became very appealing and initially met as a nameless Havurah, or friendship group, and participants took turns leading the worship services.
As the number of participants grew, the group became a full congregation, leading to the development of Congregation Shirat Shalom, meaning ‘Song of Peace’.
On January 1, 2014 Cantor Philip Goldstein joined as Spiritual Leader. Lending his knowledge of Judaism to the congregation, allowing it to flourish. Cantor Goldstein’s long time popularity in the Las Vegas and Henderson Jewish Community has opened the doors for a large community of Las Vegas Jewish people to worship with in at Congregation Shirat Shalon.View Related Items