Tikvat Israel Congregation Rockville MD

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

Tallitot Photo Gallery

Tallitot, With Their Vivid Colors, Carry Personal Meaning for Our Congregants
By Melissa Apter

Tikvat Israel is a colorful congregation to behold on Shabbat and festival mornings, thanks to the many beautiful handmade tallitot crafted by Shirley Waxman. As part of our Shavuot celebrations, nearly 40 congregants gathered in the social hall following evening services May 30 to admire each other’s tallit and to share the verses and adornments each has chosen as the atarah, or tallit collar.

Each tallit is stunning…. see page 12 of the July-August Bulletin to read more ->>