Tikvat Israel Congregation

A Conservative Synagogue in Rockville, MD


‘Pour ’em for Purim’ Plus Puppet Production on March 3

  • Posted on February 12, 2015

Tikvat Israel’s Purim festivities begin on Wednesday evening, March 4, with a family celebration including a Purim Puppet Production and costume parade from 6:30 to 7:15 (more…)

Synagogue’s Rabbi Search Moves into Interview Gear

  • Posted on February 11, 2015

Tikvat Israel’s Rabbi Search Committee is well underway in the interview stage of considering candidates for the synagogue’s full-time rabbi position. The committee has been (more…)

Toastmasters to Run Four-Week Speechcraft Workshop at TI

  • Posted on February 11, 2015

Hopeful Communicators Toastmasters Club at Tikvat Israel will run a workshop on presentation skills  and meeting management over four evenings this spring. The workshop runs (more…)

Hazak Cantors Assembly Concert

  • Posted on February 10, 2015

It may have been icy outside on Tuesday (Feb. 10), but inside an Olney synagogue an audience of Hazak members was warmed thoroughly by the (more…)

Weather-Related Announcements

  • Posted on February 10, 2015

Winter sometimes means inclement weather, resulting in postponements and cancellations. Whenever possible we will notify B’kesher subscribers of any weather-related scheduling changes. You may also call (more…)

Molly Amster Appointed to Head Jews United for Justice Chapter

  • Posted on December 28, 2014

Molly Amster, daughter of Tikvat Israel congregants Michael and Debbie Amster, is now executive director of Baltimore’s branch of Jews United for Justice (JUFJ), according (more…)

TI Teen Elected to International Leadership Berth in United Synagogue Youth

  • Posted on December 28, 2014

The honors keep rolling in for Tikvat Israel’s own Micah Cowan, who was elected on Dec. 24 by hundreds of his peers attending the annual international convention (more…)

Grishman Elected President of Synagogue

  • Posted on December 17, 2014

Congregants selected Melanie Grishman, a synagogue member of 24 years, to the presidency of Tikvat Israel Congregation for the next two years. Grishman and other (more…)

Public Speaking Workshop Set for Future B’nai Mitzvah

  • Posted on December 10, 2014

Parents of children who expect to have a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah in 2015 or 2016 may want to sign up their youngsters for (more…)

Fresh From the Farm

  • Posted on November 11, 2014

TI members, such as Harley Liebenson, will be consuming fresh produce all fall as participants in the Community Supported Agricultural program running each Monday afternoon (more…)