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Temple Shalom is a 400-household modern Reform synagogue located where Silver Spring meets Chevy Chase, MD with a 250-student Religious School and top-rated Early Learning Center. Led by our innovative and dynamic clergy, music, and education teams, Temple Shalom celebrates the unique journey of each of our families and members. You belong here.

Come experience what it means to belong to the D.C-area’s only synagogue offering the Gift of Membership program with no first year dues, making it easy to experience why Temple Shalom is your new Jewish home.


Tikkun Olam – Dignity Kits

As migrant families and individuals continue to arrive by bus from Texas and Arizona to the DMV, the need for basic necessities is great. So …

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Join Us at Temple Shalom

  • View our streaming link here
  • See our full Weekly Services and Programming schedule (with Zoom/Stream links)
  • Join Rabbi Rachel Ackerman, Artist in Residence Ben Pagliaro, Student Cantor Margo Wagner, the Temple Shalom choirs, and the Tikkun Olam Committee this Friday, February 10 at 7:30 pm, for a Reproductive Shabbat service held in the Round.
    • This Shabbat, join us as we focus on the Jewish values surrounding reproductive rights and justice. We will reinforce our commitment to these issues while considering what actions we can take to support those seeking abortions and related health care.
    • We are honored this Shabbat to hear from two Temple members: Dr. Pamela Lotke will talk about the current landscape of reproductive care and Past President Betsy Kingery will speak about the role her family played in securing abortion rights prior to Roe v. Wade.
    • Services will take place in the round and we will fill the meditative space with Shabbat song, prayer, and the commitment to pursue justice.
    • Click Here for the Livestream. 




You Belong at Temple Shalom!

Based on Temple Shalom's 2020 survey of our households:

include an adult raised in another Jewish movement
are interfaith households
include LGBTQ+ adults (and many more youth)
include a Person of Color
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