Synagogue Spotlight

Weekly feature on what’s happening at a different synagogue around the DMV.

Shirat HaNefesh celebrates Tu B’Shevat with forest gardens

0
UPDATED: 2/4/20 12:08 p.m. For Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish festival for trees, falling at sunset in Feb. 9, Shirat HaNefesh in Chevy Chase, a non-denominational...

At Kol Ami Northern Virginia, a junior music group is formed

0
Elementary and middle schoolers met on Sunday for their second rehearsal for a new band at Kol Ami Northern Virginia Reconstructionist Community in Arlington. Kol...

Sundays with the Shtisel family

0
One Sunday a month, congregants at Mishkan Torah Synagogue, in Greenbelt, gather with coffee and bagels to watch the hit Israeli drama “Shtisel.” Members of...

A season of music at Agudas Achim Congregation

0
UPDATED: Jan. 29, 2929 at 2:51 p.m. How to celebrate a cantor’s 20th anniversary with a congregation? With a season of music. Agudas Achim Congregation,...

For Chanukah, a hands-on wonderland at Chabad Tysons Jewish Center

0
UPDATED: 12/16/19 at 10:30 p.m. Every Chanukah, Chabad Tysons Jewish Center has a wonderland for children to celebrate the holiday. There are arts and crafts, a...

At Shaare Tefila Congregation, Jonah Layman celebrates 25 years as rabbi

0
Rabbi Jonah Layman had a tough first year at Shaare Tefila Congregation. On his first Shabbat with the congregation in December 1994, his predecessor,...

Chabad preps for new educational center

0
Chabad of Upper Montgomery County is bringing a historic building back to life. The center purchased the Garrett Farm in Gaithersburg three years ago...

Social action for the holidays at Congregation Olam Tikvah

0
  Every year, the social action committee at Congregation Olam Tikvah in Fairfax visits seniors at The Virginian and the Brown/Berish Group Home. They light...

Rabbi Bailey Romano sees both sides of religious life

0
As the religious school director for Beth El Hebrew Congregation in Alexandria, Rabbi Bailey Romano combines working with students with her passion for Judaism. Romano,...

What’s happening at Kol Shalom…Launch of the Jewish Identity Institute

0
Updated: Nov. 14 When Rabbi Gil Steinlauf began his tenure at Kol Shalom in Rockville in July, he spoke of wanting to use the largely...