Religious School

Temple Shalom’s religious school offers a curriculum that supports a large emphasis on project-based learning. The school’s mission is:

Through education to build an intentional Jewish community in which all ages: acquire knowledge; develop Jewish identity and values; and participate in and live a meaningful Jewish life.

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Religious School Staff

Rabbi JoHanna Potts is currently our Interim Director of Education. In this role, she is coordinating the efforts of an experienced group of Education Team Leaders:

  • Scott Kravetz: Older elementary grades and b’nai mitzvah program
  • Andrea Mark: Grades 6 and 7 and b’nai mitzvah program
  • Emily Meyer: Hebrew and Music programs, and
  • Xani Pollakoff: Early childhood and primary grades and Chai School (grades 8 and 9)

For questions about the Temple Shalom Religious School, please call the School Office at (301) 587-2273 or email our school administrator at

News & Announcements

Upcoming Religious School Events

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Upcoming Family Shabbats

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Upcoming Kehillat Shalom Sessions

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