Tikvat Israel Congregation

A Conservative Synagogue in Rockville, MD


First there was “Zero Motivation”

  • Posted on January 22, 2017

More than 80 people came out on a foggy night to view and discuss the Israeli film “Zero Motivation“  Saturday. The award-winning film was written and directed by (more…)

Clergy Installs Our New Lay Leaders

  • Posted on January 22, 2017

  Rabbi Ben Shull and Cantor Rochelle Helzner formally installed the new officers and board members during Shabbat services on Jan. 21. On what they (more…)

Martin Luther King Jr. Morning of Service

  • Posted on January 16, 2017

More than 100 members of Twinbrook Baptist Church and Tikvat Israel created sandwiches and trays of baked lasagna and filled delivery bags with personal hygiene (more…)

Roundup of First Congregational Meeting of 2017

  • Posted on January 15, 2017

The first congregational meeting of 2017 gave Tikvat Israel members a glimpse into the financial state of the synagogue. The Jan. 8 meeting in the (more…)

Keeping Our Community Informed When Inclement Weather and Other Emergencies Hit

  • Posted on January 12, 2017

 Tikvat Israel is committed to providing up-to-date information on closings, delays, postponements and cancellations due to inclement weather or other emergency situations, which can happen (more…)

Two Saturday Nights of Israeli Cinema at TI

  • Posted on January 10, 2017

The best of recent Israeli cinema will be showcased during the 2017 edition of Israel Presents at Tikvat Israel Congregation on the final two Saturday (more…)

Congregants Coordinate Food Pantry Help at Manna

  • Posted on January 10, 2017

Tikvat Israel members have been volunteering their time to help Manna Food Center prepare food packages for Montgomery County residents who are struggling to afford (more…)

Congregants Elect Their Leaders for Next Two Years

  • Posted on January 8, 2017

Members of Tikvat Israel re-elected Melanie Grishman to serve another two-year term as synagogue president and voted into office a full slate of officers and (more…)

Lavine Family’s Gift Spawns Quiet Zone for Tots at TI

  • Posted on January 6, 2017

 A generous donation from the Lavine family has enabled Tikvat Israel to create a family-friendly children’s corner in the rear of the sanctuary. The gift (more…)

Vayeshev D’var

  • Posted on December 29, 2016

Ye-yasher kocheich to Luisa Moss, Tikvat Israel’s Director of Education and Youth Programming, who wrote the Commentary on this week’s Torah portion, Vayeshev, for the Washington Jewish Week. (more…)