Tikvat Israel Congregation

A Conservative Synagogue in Rockville, MD


Simchat Torah Honors Given to Husband-Wife Tandem for Volunteer Service

  • Posted on September 30, 2014

The husband-wife team of Jay P. Goldman and Rebecca S. Salon will be honored by Tikvat Israel Congregation at morning services on Simchat Torah, Oct. 17, as the (more…)

New Torah Covers for a New Year

  • Posted on September 1, 2014

Project organizer Shirley Waxman stands alongside the four new covers that will adorn TI’s Torah scrolls during the High Holidays. Waxman, a longtime fabric artist (more…)

Packed Adult Education Lineup Sure to Satisfy All Interests in 2014-15

  • Posted on August 20, 2014

BY SALLY KRAM, CHAIR, TI ADULT EDUCATION COMMITTEE Who says learning ends after college? Join the Adult Education Committee this year for new and exciting (more…)

Charity Donors at TI Enable $3,600 in Allocations to Non-Profit Causes

  • Posted on August 10, 2014

Tikvat Israel’s total tzedakah collection came to $3,449.89 during the ’14 fiscal year. According to an annual report prepared by David Gantz, chair of the (more…)

Copakens’ Daughter Named Overseas Ambassador by Israeli Government

  • Posted on August 10, 2014

Nina Ben-Ami, daughter of longtime TI members Marcelle and Robert Copaken, has been named Israel’s ambassador to Uruguay. She assumed her post at the end (more…)

Dynamic Newcomers Lead TI’s Religious School in New Directions

  • Posted on August 10, 2014

TI’s Religious School welcomes a pair of new leaders, Steve Kerbel and Dan Ring. They were hired during a summer search by a panel from (more…)

Rabbi Gorin Accepts New Post at Long Island Synagogue

  • Posted on July 11, 2014

Two years after completing a 32-year tenure as the spiritual leader at Tikvat Israel Congregation, Rabbi Howard D. Gorin is returning to the pulpit. The (more…)

11-Year-old TI Member Makes Front-Page News With Her Charitable Work

  • Posted on June 20, 2014

Miriam Gardsbane, an 11-year-old Tikvat Israel member, was the focus of a page-one article in the June 18 Rockville edition of the Gazette. The article, (more…)

TI’s New Tenant Promotes Jewish Intellectual Growth

  • Posted on June 15, 2014

Tikvat Israel welcomed a new tenant to first-floor office space across from the Flax Library back in December when the Foundation for Jewish Studies moved (more…)

Seniors’ Hall of Fame in Maryland Picks TI Member for Induction

  • Posted on June 15, 2014

Judy Davis, long-time TI member (and flautist in many TI musical productions), has been selected for inclusion in the Maryland Senior Citizens’ Hall of Fame. Stephen (more…)