Current Events


We are lucky to be part of a vibrant Jewish community with lots of opportunities to enjoy ourselves, help others, and expand our Jewish knowledge both here at Kehilat Shalom and in the greater Maryland – District of Columbia – Virginia area.

Sun Feb 9 – Sisterhood Tu B’Shevat Chocolate Seder – 2:30 pm. Sisterhood members free. Guests are welcome – $5. RSVP by Feb 7 to Charlotte Strauss at 301-428-0436 or email

Thur Feb 20 – Mah Jong group First Meeting  – to meet 1:00-3:00 pm at Kehilat Shalom. Experienced and beginning players welcome! Alternate Thursdays. Contact Susan Beram at 202-255-9370 or email

Sun Feb 23 – Movie Night – Free Movie and Refreshments! 7:00pm minyan; 7:30 pm movie. This is based on a true story of an unlikely friendship that enriches both people but reveals racism and class discrimination by the British Royalty and Nobility against lower classes and foreigners. PG. Please RSVP to Events Committee at by Feb 19 so there are enough seats and treats!

Fri Feb 28 – Shabbat Across America – 6:30 pm. Shabbat services with Rabbi Arian and Hazzan Komrad followed by a festive meal. $20 per adult, children 5-12 are $10, under 5 – free. RSVP to or call Bobbie Goldman at 301-674-7808 or the Office.

Sun Mar 1 – Movie Night – 7:00 minyan, 7:30pm movie.

Sun Mar 8 Sisterhood Adult Purim Banquet – 6:30pm. Save the date for an evening of food and fun! Details coming soon.

Haberman Institute of Jewish Studies lectures — Who Will Write Our History lectures