Category Archives: Announcements

Helpful Information and Community Services

In addition to many virtual experiences hosted by Temple Shalom, we have come across several websites that offer helpful information, community services, and interesting virtual events. This continues to be a very difficult time. Some of us are handling physical distancing better than others. We know that staying home and staying healthy can be incredibly isolating…
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Virtual Temple Shalom!

Thank you to all of our incredible lay leaders who have been offering programs for us this past week. If you have an event you would like to propose or lead, please use this Google form! We can help you with planning, technology, and anything else you need. If you need help with the form…
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Temple Closure due to Covid-19

Dear Temple Shalom Friends:  One of the most powerful qualities of our Temple Shalom community is the way we care for each other. Because the mitzvah (obligation) of pikuach nefesh (saving lives) takes priority over almost all other mitzvot, we are taking certain further actions in response to COVID-19. In the interest of the health and safety…
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Temple Shalom Receives 2020 Best of Chevy Chase Award

CHEVY CHASE February 13, 2020 -- Temple Shalom has been selected for the 2020 Best of Chevy Chase Award in the Community Synagogues category by the Chevy Chase Award Program. Each year, the Chevy Chase Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These…
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Proposed Bylaws

Proposed New Bylaws.  The Governance Committee is proposing a single governance document to replace Temple Shalom’s current separate Constitution and Bylaws.  The proposed Bylaws are available for your review here.  A summary chart of significant changes is available here.  
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Statement on Inclusion

Statement on Inclusion We include and celebrate all: Jews by Choice and by Birth, all LGBTQIA+ Jews, Jews of Color, interfaith families, interracial Jews, adoptive Jewish families, Sephardic, Mizrachi, Ethiopian, Ashkenazi Jews and Jews of all other ethnic backgrounds, Jews from a Reform background or coming to Reform Judaism from another Jewish movement or tradition, Jews of all races,…
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