Tikvat Israel Congregation Rockville MD

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


Our Rabbi Reporting Live from Summer Camp

  • Posted on July 6, 2021

With a live backdrop of nature on his Zoom connection, Rabbi Israel participated in the June 27 congregational meeting from Palmer, Mass., where he is (more…)

Synagogue Volunteers Deliver Passover Foodstuffs to Shut-Ins

  • Posted on April 1, 2021

Volunteers from Tikvat Israel delivered bags of Passover foods to appreciative recipients on the Sunday prior to the holiday. The delivery volunteers from our shul (more…)

An Evening of Intimate Song at Rescheduled Neshama Carlebach Concert

  • Posted on March 4, 2021

BY BETTY J. FISHMAN, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, TIKVAT ISRAEL BULLETIN Tikvat Israel is about to discover the energy and sparkle of Neshama Carlebach, virtually. In her (more…)

Sock Puppets Carry On Our Purim Tradition

  • Posted on February 16, 2021

Thirteen sock puppets (several shown above) accompanied by the deft handling of sisters Rachel and Shaina Lipsy will sustain a Purim tradition on Feb. 25 (more…)

Seven-Session Class on Black History Begins Jan. 18

  • Posted on January 10, 2021

By Jay P. Goldman, Editor, Tikvat Israel Bulletin Richard Montgomery High School teacher Jerome Price will lead a multi-week course, “Seven Chapters in African American (more…)

Seven Chapters In African American History: How This History Course at TI Came to Be

  • Posted on January 4, 2021

Jerome Price, the high school teacher who will lead the African American history course at Tikvat Israel in January and February, granted an exclusive online (more…)

Fresh Farm Produce Delivered to Our Shul’s Lobby

  • Posted on November 11, 2020

Tikvat Israel serves as a pickup site for a community supported agriculture program that provides fresh produce through much of the year. The CSA fall (more…)

Promoting Our Cultural Diversity Through Artwork By Avy Ashery

  • Posted on October 28, 2020

In these days of cultural diversity, many Jews are eager to learn about other ethnic/religious groups and their cultural expressions—music, visual arts, dance, food origins, (more…)

Global Audience for Rabbi’s Sermons, Cantor’s Chants

  • Posted on October 23, 2020

Tikvat Israel’s religious services on the High Holy Days carried a worldwide reach. The data collected from the synagogue’s livestreaming equipment showed 518 households logged (more…)

The Little Sukkah That Could

  • Posted on October 7, 2020

Covid-19 prevented us from building and enjoying a congregational sukkah on our back patio this year, but one intrepid Tikvat Israel ECC faculty member, Menuhah (more…)