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Strength, joy, and purpose abound in our contemporary approach to Jewish community

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.

Join Us at Temple Shalom

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  • See our full Weekly Services and Programming schedule (with Zoom/Stream links)
  • Thursday, May 25 at 6:30 PM Tikkun Leil Shavuot (In person)
    • Join us for Tikkun Leil Shavuot, the evening study session ushering in the holiday Shavuot where we celebrate receiving the Torah. Rabbi Ackerman, Rabbi Gischner, and Rabbi Potts are excited to welcome you to join us in study as we explore the theme: Jewish Choices and Choosing Judaism.We will explore the Jewish choices made by our Biblical ancestors through text study and then we will have an opportunity to hear unique stories from members of our community regarding their Jewish choices, paths, and journey.

      There will be breaks in the study for blintzes and cheesecake.

      Please let us know you are coming by Registering Here.Friday, May 26 at 10:00 AM Community Shavuot Festival Service including the Yizkor Memorial Service at Temple Sinai 3100 Military Rd NW, Washington, DC 20015 Join Temple Shalom, Temple Sinai, and Temple Emanuel, as we come together as one community for a Shavuot festival morning service. This service will be led by clergy from all three synagogues.  (In person)

  • Friday May 26, 6:00 pm  Memorial Day Erev Shabbat Service (In person and streamed)Our Memorial Day Erev Shabbat Service will remember American Jewish service-people who died in service to our country this year.On this annual memorial service in which members of our congregation - veterans, active-duty and reserve military personnel and family members who have lost loved ones in these recent years - will read the names of these now fallen Jewish military service members. Their names and biographical information were provided to us by the National Jewish-American Military Museum, a component of the Jewish War Veterans of America.


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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