Tikvat Israel Congregation

A Conservative Synagogue in Rockville, MD


On Refugees and Immigration: A Discussion With Rabbi Shull

  • Posted on February 20, 2017

Rabbi Shull facilitated a well-attended discussion centered on how Tikvat Israel might respond to the current refugee crisis. Approximately 50 TI members filled the Flax (more…)

Men’s Basketball Team For The Win

  • Posted on February 20, 2017

The Tikvat Israel men’s basketball team won its first game of 2017 on Feb. 19, scoring a 72-53 victory over Temple Isaiah. The TI team, (more…)

Focus Concert: Matt Nakoa plus Heather Aubrey Lloyd

  • Posted on February 2, 2017

Matt Nakoa grew up on a small goat farm in Smyrna, NY, and began composing music as a teenager. Following a formative stint as a classical (more…)

Conservative Movement Condemns President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

  • Posted on January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 4 Shevat 5777 NEW YORK – The Conservative/Masorti movement of Judaism as represented by its constituent organizations listed below has issued the (more…)

Filmgoers Enjoy Israel’s Finest in TI Showings

  • Posted on January 30, 2017

Nearly 200 individuals turned out at Tikvat Israel on the last two Saturday evenings in January to view two recent prize-winning Israeli films, “Zero Motivation” (more…)

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…)