Tikvat Israel Congregation Rockville MD

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


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…)

Congregants Ratify $1.5M Annual Budget with Dedicated Security Funds

  • Posted on July 1, 2019

Tikvat Israel members endorsed a spending plan for new fiscal year beginning July 1 that fortifies the synagogue’s building security and puts tighter control on (more…)

Focus Music Presents Bob Sima plus Lily Neill

  • Posted on June 11, 2019

Bob Sima and Lily Neill will perform at Tikvat Israel on June 23, 2019 at 7:30 pm.   Bob Sima creates music that heals and (more…)

What Past Colleagues and Congregants Are Saying About Rabbi Israel

  • Posted on May 27, 2019

A sampling of comments about our new rabbi from those who’ve known him best over the past 14 years at his congregations in suburban Philadelphia (more…)

Second Chances and Our Omer Journey

  • Posted on May 22, 2019

Rabbah Arlene Berger led a study session on Pesach Sheni (“Second Passover”) and counting the Omer for the Women’s Network on Sunday, May 19. The (more…)