Tikvat Israel Congregation

A Friendly, Participatory, Egalitarian Conservative Synagogue in Rockville, MD


Congregational Meeting Dec. 15

  • Posted on October 31, 2019

Five seats on the Tikvat Israel board of directors will be filled during congregational elections beginning with a nominations meeting at 10 a.m. on Sunday, (more…)

Holiday Concert at Rockville Synagogue: ‘Let There Be Light’

  • Posted on October 20, 2019

The annual concert organized by Cantor Rochelle Helzner will reunite her on the stage with the Robyn Helzner Trio, a group led by her sister, (more…)

A Show of Humorous Storytelling at Tikvat Israel Nov. 10

  • Posted on October 20, 2019

A series of top professional and amateur storytellers will command the stage at Tikvat Israel Congregation in Rockville, Md., during the 7th annual True Stories (more…)

Manna Food Drive on October 8 before Yom Kippur service

  • Posted on October 10, 2019

Many attending Kol Nidre at Tikvat Israel on Tuesday, October 8 contributed food stuffs generously to support the Manna Food Center in Gaithersburg. The bags (more…)

Our Sukkah Was Built

  • Posted on October 8, 2019

A dedicated group of volunteers, led by Alan Apter, came armed with ladders, screwdrivers and mallets to build Tikvat Israel’s back-patio sukkah on Sunday, October. (more…)

Focus Music Presents Gathering Time

  • Posted on October 3, 2019

FocusGathering Time will perform October 27 at 7:30 pm at Tikvat Israel, and they plan to present a concert titled “Jews Who Rock.” Tickets are (more…)

8-Part Series Explores Jewish Values in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict  

  • Posted on August 26, 2019

An eight-part seminar, “Jewish Values and Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” will take place on Wednesday mornings at Kehilat Pardes and two evenings at Tikvat Israel starting on (more…)

Larry Levine’s Photo Show Features Four TI Members’ Talents

  • Posted on August 21, 2019

Larry Marc Levine, a longtime member of Tikvat Israel, will hold a one-person photography show from Sept. 5 through Nov. 24 at the Sandy Spring (more…)

Last Rabbi Israel Meet ‘n’ Greet Set for September 8

  • Posted on August 1, 2019

As we welcome Rabbi Marc Israel to lead our kehillah, the rabbi also encourages Tikvat Israel members young and older to get to know him. (more…)

Manny Helzner’s Passion for Music

  • Posted on August 1, 2019

To many Tikvat Israel members, Manny Helzner, a long-time congregant, is known as Cantor Rochelle Helzner’s father. He has joined Cantor Helzner, Robyn Helzner (his (more…)