Discover what it means to be part of a vibrant intergenerational Jewish community

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.

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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)
  • Saturday, December 10 at 6:15 pm at Temple Shalom in the Chapel Havdalah and Watch Party! Michael Twitty is speaking in the virtual Montgomery County Public Library series on Saturday, December 10. Temple Shalom and Bet Mishpachah will be sharing Havdalah (ritual ending Shabbat) at 6:15 pm, some lite refreshments, and watch the zoom together with conversation following. Michael was a former faculty member at Temple Shalom and his most recent book is KosherSoul.
  • December 11 6:30 pm Temple Shalom Welcomes Rabbi Sally J. Priesand America’s First Female Rabbi6:00 to 6:30 pm schmooze with light refreshments. Rabbi Priesand will be joining us via Zoom for in an interactive conversation in our sanctuary. Click here to view the livestream..

You Belong at Temple Shalom!

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

49%
include an adult raised in another Jewish movement
32%
are interfaith households
8%
include LGBTQ+ adults (and many more youth)
5%
include a Person of Color
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