Tikvat Israel Congregation

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


Lag BaOmer Celebrations

  • Posted on May 13, 2020

Elana Moss, Education and Youth Programming Director, organized a family Zoom Conferencing Lag BaOmer celebration. Several families joined the online celebration with dinner in hand. (more…)

Congregants’ Artwork Off Limits, But Accessible on Museum Site

  • Posted on April 27, 2020

BY JAY P. GOLDMAN, TIKVAT ISRAEL BULLETIN EDITOR Three Tikvat Israel artists had a chance to celebrate the opening of a multifaceted art exhibit titled (more…)

Congregants Stay Active in Virtual Yoga Each Week

  • Posted on April 24, 2020

More than 20 Tikvat Israel members have regularly taken advantage of a virtual yoga course that’s been run by Sarah Fishman during the coronavirus epidemic. (more…)

First Virtual Bar Mitzvah at TI

  • Posted on March 30, 2020

The public health crisis forced the cancellation of the scheduled bar mitzvah – the first of the year at Tikvat Israel in Rockville and the (more…)

Passover Prep with Rabbah Arlene Berger

  • Posted on March 27, 2020

Thursday, March 26 was Rosh Chodesh Nisan which means that Seders are only two weeks away. This year’s seders will be different from all previous (more…)

Chametz vs. Schmutz: Kashering Your House for Pesach While Maintaining Your Sanity with Rabbi Israel

  • Posted on March 26, 2020

Sunday, March 29 at 4:00 pmRabbi Israel will present a few important guiding principles for ensuring your home is properly prepared for Pesach – noting (more…)

Pirkei Avot, Daily Minyan and Community Resources

  • Posted on March 22, 2020

On Sunday, March 22, 2020 Rabbi Israel wrote: I was thinking about the great sage Hillel’s famous dictum from Pirkei Avot: If I am not (more…)

Prayer and Study – March 2020

  • Posted on March 16, 2020

Daily Minyan 7:30 pm – Daily Ma’ariv And Community Check- InEach night (Sunday – Thursday) at 7:30 pm, we will have an on-line ma’ariv service (more…)

Communications about COVID-19

  • Posted on March 12, 2020

Updates Updated COVID-19 Statement – May 2022 ECC COVID-19 Precautions – July 2020 Reopening Phase 1 and 2 – June 2020 Archives Letter From Rabbi (more…)

An American Story: Jewish & Muslim Perspectives

  • Posted on March 9, 2020

Three members of Tikvat Israel: Larry Marc Levine, Shirley Waxman and Gale Pressman, also members of JAMMART (Jews and Muslims Making Art Together) have their artwork (more…)