Maryland DC Suburbs

Aish Center for Jewish Learning
The website for the Aish Center in the greater DC area

Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation
Adat Shalom provides Washington-area Jews of all ages and backgrounds an opportunity to experience Jewish thought, ritual and culture in a vibrant and progressive community

Am HaTorah Congregation
An Orthodox synagogue in Bethesda

Am Kolel
An organization, located in Rockville, dedicated to addressing spiritual needs in an egalitarian welcoming community, and responding to issues facing society with a progressive Jewish presence

Beth Chai
A humanist congregation based in Bethesda

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Jewish Community Group
A community for unaffiliated Jews, based in Rockville

Bethesda Jewish Congregation
A transdenominational synagogue in Bethesda

Beth Sholom (Potomac)
An Orthodox synagogue in Potomac

Beth Sholom (Frederick)
A transdenominational synagogue in Frederick

B’nai Shalom of Olney
An egalitarian Conservative synagogue in Olney

B’nai Tzedek
A Conservative synagogue in Potomac

Chabad of Upper Montgomery County
A chapter of Chabad-Lubavitch based in Gaithersburg

Chabad Lubavitch of Bethesda-Chevy Chase
A Chabad-Lubavitch chapter based in Bethesda

Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
An independent, community day school in Rockville, serving students from kindergarten through twelfth grade

Congregation Beth El
A Conservative synagogue in Bethesda

Congregation Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim
A Conservative synagogue in Silver Spring which offers a variety of religious, educational, and social activities

Congregation Kol Ami
A Reform synagogue in Frederick

Congregation Shaare Tikvah
A Conservative congregation in Bowie

Garden of Remembrance – Gan Zikaron Memorial Park
The Garden of Remembrance is the region’s only not-for-profit cemetery open to members of all Jewish congregations as well as those unaffiliated with a congregation.

Har Shalom
An egalitarian Conservative synagogue in Potomac

Hebrew Day Institute
A Jewish community day school welcoming students from a wide variety of backgrounds and various levels of observance

Hebrew Day School of Montgomery County
A Jewish day school in Silver Spring

Hillel of Greater Washington
An organization committed to meeting the religious, cultural, and social needs of Jewish students and faculty at the colleges and universities in the Greater Washington DC area

JCC Symphony Orchestra
An orchestra which performs at the JCC of Greater Washington

Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse
An organization which is designed to address the unique needs of Jewish victims and their families in the Greater Washington Jewish community

Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
A social service organization dedicated to strengthening one’s sense of Jewish identity by providing, within a Jewish environment, a broad range of leisure, cultural, recreational and educational activities, as well as enriching group experiences for families, individuals and social groups of all ages

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington
An organization which serves older men and women of all faiths and from all walks of life

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
Seeks to cultivate and manage community resources in order to ensure a quality Jewish life here, in Israel and around the world

The Jewish Social Service Agency of Greater Washington
Provides child evaluation and treatment, counseling and therapy, neuropsychological and educational assessments and solutions, hospice care, older adult services, special needs services, career and employment services, adoption services, newcomer resettlement services, educational loans and scholarships and the Jewish Chaplaincy Program

The Jewish Student Union – University of Maryland
Aims to allow Jewish students to express their activism

Judean Memorial Gardens
A Jewish cemetery located in Olney

Kehilat Shalom
An egalitarian Conservative synagogue and educational center in Gaithersburg

Kemp Mill Synagogue
An Orthodox synagogue in Silver Spring

Maryland Hillel
The University of Maryland chapter of Hillel, a Jewish campus group

Mishkan Torah
A congregation located in Greenbelt which is affiliated with both the Conservative and Reconstructionist Movements

Oseh Shalom
A Reconstructionist congregation in Laurel

Ohr Kodesh Congregation
A Conservative congregation in Chevy Chase

The Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning
A communal agency that takes an innovative approach to Jewish learning to deliver high quality programs and ideas that integrate Judaism into daily life.

Shaare Torah
An egalitarian Conservative synagogue in Gaithersburg which aims to build a community that strengthens Jewish identity, knowledge, and commitment through enhanced participation in Jewish life

Silver Spring Jewish Center
An Orthodox synagogue in Silver Spring

Temple Beth Ami
A Reform synagogue in Rockville

Temple Emanuel
A Reform synagogue in Kensington

Temple Shalom
A Reform synagogue in Chevy Chase

The Torah School of Greater Washington
An Jewish day school in Silver Spring which aims to educate, motivate, challenge, and inspire Jewish children of all backgrounds

University of Maryland Chabad
The University of Maryland chapter of Chabad-Lubavitch

Washington Jewish Week
A Jewish newspaper which serves Greater Washington

Washington Metro Area Jewish Community Pages
An online portal to the Washington, DC area’s Jewish community

Woodside Synagogue Ahavas Torah
An Orthodox synagogue in Silver Spring

Young Israel Ezras Israel of Potomac
An Orthodox synagogue in Potomac

Young Israel Shomrei Emunah of Greater Washington
An Orthodox synagogue in Silver Spring

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