Tikvat Israel Congregation

A Conservative Synagogue in Rockville, MD


Synagogue’s Basketballers Capture 1st Victory of 2016

  • Posted on January 31, 2016

The Tikvat Israel men’s basketball team earned its first victory of 2016 in the Montgomery County synagogue basketball league, defeating Beth Sholom, 52 – 46, (more…)

“The Farewell Party” Screened Saturday

  • Posted on January 31, 2016

More than 100 people attended a screening of the Israeli film “The Farewell Party” at Tikvat Israel on Jan. 30. Laughter and tears were both (more…)

Board Sets Agenda For Meeting Feb. 1

  • Posted on January 31, 2016

The TI board of directors welcomes congregants to attend the January board meeting, which has been rescheduled until 8 p.m. on Monday (Feb. 1) because (more…)

Inclusion Shabbat

  • Posted on January 27, 2016

Inclusion Shabbat is on January 30 this year, with guest speakers, TI members Judy Waldman and her daughter Carrie. As with every year, TI acknowledges and (more…)

Weather Related Announcements

  • Posted on January 21, 2016

It’s that time of year… In the event of inclement weather, decisions about cancellations, delays and postponements will be made expeditiously and, first and foremost, (more…)

Pajama Havdalah

  • Posted on January 14, 2016

About 50 people, many in their sleepwear, gathered on Saturday, January 9 to enjoy Pajama Havdalah. The crowd sang with Cantor Helzner and learned with (more…)

Trees Planted on Behalf of Tikvat Israel

  • Posted on January 13, 2016

Rabbi Benjamin Shull was formally installed as Tikvat Israel’s Rabbi on November 1, 2015. Rabbi Shull requested that 10 percent of all sponsorship funds raised (more…)

Board Members to be Installed on Shabbat

  • Posted on January 10, 2016

Five members of Tikvat Israel who were elected in December to the synagogue’s board of directors will be formally installed by the clergy during Shabbat (more…)

Delivering a Memorable Message

  • Posted on January 8, 2016

More than two dozen Tikvat Israel members are learning the rudiments of delivering a spellbinding D’var Torah during a four-session workshop led by Rabbi Benjamin (more…)

Library Committee Up and Running

  • Posted on December 28, 2015

If you are a professional librarian, have worked or volunteered in a library, or even if you just love libraries, please consider joining the library (more…)