Tikvat Israel Congregation

A Conservative Synagogue in Rockville, MD

Atid Shabbat Programming

Tot Shabbat

Families with young children (ages 5 and under) are invited to join Maxine Perlmutter for songs, prayers and stories at 11 a.m. on Shabbat mornings. This service is generally held the second Shabbat of the month from October through June in Room 13. A kiddush snack will be enjoyed by all.

Shabbat Sing-a-long

Families with young children (ages 5 and under) are invited to join in a lively, kid-friendly, sing-a-long with Jewish and Hebrew songs led by Tikvat Israel congregants and parents.  This generally occurs monthly throughout the year in Room 13.

Kehilat Kids

Does the thought of having your K-2nd grade child daven, sing, and interact in a supercharged morning Shabbat service appeal to you? Join us for a meaningful, spiritual and fun morning. Younger siblings accompanied by parents are welcome.

Junior Congregation

Shabbat morning service for students in 3rd through 6th grade will be conducted by the students themselves with the help of teenagers and and an adult adviser.

Torah Club

Under the direction of Elliot Cowan, students in grades four and up learn Torah trope with the goal of becoming proficient in reading Torah. The club meets every second and fourth Shabbat morning of the month. Students are encouraged to attend Torah Service (beginning at approximately 10:30am) and then after the dressing of the Torah, the class will will meet in the Social Hall. Contact Elliot for more information. Follow this link to practice your trope skills, with Elliot’s help!

Drama on Shabbat

Children are invited to participate in Drama on Shabbat on selected dates throughout the year. Directed by congregant Jeff Smith children rehearse and perform after Shabbat services in the social hall. The presentation, complete with costumes and props, is offered before Kiddush.  Note: Children over 6 years old and adults are asked to arrive at 10:00 am. Children under 6 are asked to arrive at 11:00 am. 

Don’t Miss Out!
Check out the Tikvat Israel Calendar for Shabbat programming dates and times!

Families with young children should check back in the fall for more information