Tikvat Israel Congregation Rockville MD

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


Baseball in December

  • Posted on December 26, 2019

On Dec. 25, many Jews gather to eat Chinese food and watch a movie. At Tikvat Israel, more than 50 congregants gathered to celebrate “Baseball (more…)

Board Nominees

  • Posted on December 16, 2019

Five Tikvat Israel members will stand for election to the synagogue’s board of directors during a congregational meeting at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12. (more…)

Congregational Meeting December 2019

  • Posted on December 16, 2019

During a congregational meeting Dec. 15 at Tikvat Israel, Rabbi Marc Israel weighed in on a some proposed updates to the synagogue’s bylaws that will (more…)

Women’s Network Rings in 5780 with Tea Time

  • Posted on December 10, 2019

On October 27 the Women’s Network opened its 2019-2020 program with a High Tea.  It was a huge success, with a wonderful turnout, and delicious (more…)

Rabbi Marc Israel Installed as Tikvat Israel’s Rabbi

  • Posted on November 4, 2019

The installation ceremony for Rabbi Marc Israel on Sunday, Nov. 3, began with a “parade” led by Cantor Rochelle Helzner on guitar and Jerry Schuchman (more…)

Focus Music Presents Meghan Cary

  • Posted on November 1, 2019

Critically-acclaimed artist Meghan Cary will perform at Tikvat Israel on November 24 at 7:30 pm. Meghan Cary didn’t mean to be a musician. But when her (more…)

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…)