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.

Young Families

Gates of Discovery Preschool Gan Katan – Monthly Sundays for Preschoolers at 9:45 am 

Upcoming Events

See more information here about these events and more.

12/31 – 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. – Shaare Tefila New Year’s Eve Party 2019! – Join your community & ring in the New Year! Live music with Swing’N on a Star, Dessert, Wine & Beer cash bar, Hor D’ouevres, & a Champagne Toast, all for $40 a person. Bring your group celebration to us! Register on Chaverweb This event hosted jointly by Men’s Club & Sisterhood.

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.