Tikvat Israel Congregation Rockville MD

A Friendly, Participatory and Egalitarian Conservative Synagogue in Rockville, Maryland


The festival of Purim is celebrated every year on the 14th of Adar. It commemorates the salvation of the Jewish people in ancient Persia from Haman’s plot to kill all the Jews.

Our annual Purim celebration includes a puppet show with life-size rod puppets and traditional holiday songs led by Cantor Helzner.

5779/2019 Purim Schedule

Wednesdy, March 20

  •  6:30 p.m. Family celebration including Purim Puppet Show and costume parade.
  • 7:20 p.m. Ma’ariv and full Megillah reading in the sanctuary, followed by a Purim shpiel.

Thursday, March 21

  • 6:30 a.m. Purim morning services with full Megillah reading in the chapel.

Wear costumes and bring tzedakah!