High Holiday Services will be in person! Find the full schedule on our Worship pageSee all the details and stay updated with Shaare Tefila services, classes, programs, and more  by visiting our Shaare Tefila Covid-19 Updates page.

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

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We use Siddur Lev Shalem – the newest prayer book of the Conservative Movement – for Shabbat services. Our main service is conducted in Hebrew with active congregational participation; members of the congregation participate in reading the entire weekly Torah portion.

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Have a special interest? Want to help others? Get involved with Shaare Tefila in many different ways. Take a look through the various groups / memberships you can be a part of.

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Our synagogue offers many exciting programs and activities for young and old and maintains a warm, personal and caring environment. We are so pleased you have taken the time to visit our website to learn more about our synagogue community.

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