Tikvat Israel Congregation

A Friendly, Participatory, Egalitarian Conservative Synagogue in Rockville, MD


Tikvat Israel Congregation Presents: Donald Davis Live-Streamed & Live In-Person

  • Posted on November 15, 2021

Master Storyteller Donald Davis ~ How They Linger: Stories of People Who Will Never be ForgottenSunday, November 21, 4:00 pm EST Donald Davis is America’s most illustrious (more…)

Grab a New Title in TI’s New Little Library

  • Posted on November 8, 2021

There’s a new structure at the driveway entrance to our synagogue where congregants and community members can pick up some new reading. Jonathan Lantner, with (more…)

Women’s Network Nats Outing

  • Posted on August 16, 2021

In an annual mid-summer outing arranged by the Women’s Network, about 50 Tikvat Israel members, from newborns to seniors, and friends gathered at Nats Park (more…)

Sukkah Painting and Building

  • Posted on July 20, 2021

People of all ages are being sought to paint the walls of sukkah in advance of its construction. Come ready on Sunday, Aug. 1, to (more…)

Voices of Song and Praise Fete Cantor Helzner‘s 36 Years

  • Posted on July 13, 2021

Tributes from family members, friends and fellow congregants, interspersed with spirited song and dance, contributed to a fitting double chai celebration honoring Cantor Rochelle Helzner. (more…)

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…)