A Washington D.C. Area Reform Synagogue  •  Location  •   (301) 587-2273 (CARE)  •  ten.molahselpmet@ofni

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

  • See our full Weekly Services and Programming schedule (with Zoom links)
  • Friday, May 27 at 6:45 pm ShalomCares: A Safe Place to Talk about Recent Mass Shootings (In-PersonKaren Miller and Rabbi Johanna Potts will help congregants process our many reactions to the Texas school shooting and the Buffalo supermarket shooting
  • June 4, 10:00 am Shabbat Morning Worship and "Prep" for Shavuot (In-Person and Zoom) Come join Rabbi JoHanna for a spirited Shabbat Morning service followed by a text study to spiritually prepare us for the sweetness of Shavuot. The prayer book for the service is here.
  • June 18 6:30 PM Dinner & Celebration honoring our Executive Director Susan Goutos Zemsky as she retires after 19 years. RSVP Here

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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