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.

Upcoming Events

See more information here about these events and more.

10/27 – Family Shabbat -10:15 a.m. Enjoy singing & services with Hazzan Adina Ackerman, led with help from the children of Chavaya Religious School. 

10/27 – Tot Shabbat – 10:45 a.m. A fun, musical service geared towards families with little ones (0-6 years). Led by Morah Mara Lansky. 

11/2 – TGI Shabbat Dinner – Join other Shaare Tefila families for a wonderful dinner, honoring our veterans. Immediately following the evening service.

Service Times

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

Friday Evening- 6pm
Saturday Morning- 9am

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.