Olney Help Needs You!

Donations to Olney Help are Needed for Children During the Summer!
Please Bring the Following Items to Shaare Tefila for Olney Help:

1. Canned Sloppy Joe sauce
2. Canned meats/fish, ie. chicken, beef stew, tuna, chili
3. Pasta sides
4. Helpers (hamburger, chicken, tuna)
5. Shelf stable bottled juice
6. Instant Potatoes
7. Canned pasta
8. Canned fruit of any kind
9. Cold cereal (adult)
10. 1-2 lb. bags white rice
11. Cake/cookie/brownie mix and frosting
12. Condensed soup

Welcome to Shaare Tefila
Where you will always belong

Shaare Tefila is an egalitarian congregation, affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism & The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. We encourage member participation in a variety of activities & where individuals of diverse backgrounds and levels of observance are accepted & valued. We build on our heritage by strengthening our connections to Jewish life through worship, education, & community.

Families

Gates of Discovery Preschool

Summer Zoo Activity Booklet – Give the completed activity to Babette in September and receive a prize!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR – Looking for an engaging, liberal Jewish education program for your child? We offer free tuition for grades K-2 and have a unique two-day-a-week program for grades 3-7 which combines in person and online learning, plus teen education on Sunday mornings. Register on ChaverWeb or if you would like to learn more please contact Babette Cohn, Director of Education & Programming.

Upcoming Events

TGI Shabbat BBQ Dinner – 6:00 pm, 6/21 – Kick Off Summer 2019 with Shaare Tefila at the BBQ Shabbat on June 21st. Shabbat Services, BBQ Dinner & Board Installation! All children will receive a special summertime gift. RSVP by June 17th.

See more information here about these events and more.

Service Times

Weekdays
Sun Mornings- 8:45am
Mon & Thurs Mornings- 8am
Sun-Thurs Evenings- 7:30pm

Shabbat
Friday Evening- 6:00 pm
Saturday Morning- 9:00 am

Family Shabbat Service – 10:15 am, Next Date: 11/2
Join Rabbi Layman, Hazzan Adina and Morah Babette for a service led by the children of the Chavaya Religious School. We offer a family friendly, camp-style Shabbat service using Siddur Shema Yisrael. Enjoy a ruach/spirited Shabbat experience!

Tot Shabbat – 10:45 am, Next Date: 11/2
A fun, music-filled service for families with little ones (0-6yrs), the same morning as the Family Shabbat Service, in the Grosberg-Baumgart Chapel. Join Morah Mara for the next Tot Shabbat.

Shabbat Shira
Shabbat Limmud

Centrally located in Olney just off the Intercounty Connector

Shaare Tefila is located on the west side of Georgia Avenue across from Olney Manor Park.