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Chavaya Religious School 2021-22 – We have begun our new year of Chavaya but  are always open to new students. Shaare Tefila offers an engaging, liberal Jewish education program for your child(ren), led by Babette Cohn, Director of Education & Programming.   If you would like to learn more about all Shaare Tefila has to offer please contact Babette, 301-593-3410 x106.

Gan Katan – First Date 10/10 – Our experiential play group focused on Jewish Values for Preschoolers & a Grown-up returns in person!  

Tot Shabbat, Children Ages 0-7 – Join Morah Babette & Morah Mara for a joyous Shabbat experience filled with lots of ruach (spirit)! Contact Babette Cohn for more information.

Junior Congregation, Grades 3-7 – Join Babette Cohn and Ilana Gorod for a camp-style Shabbat Service throughout the year! . Contact Babette Cohn for more information.


We are excited welcome you back for in-person services at Shaare Tefila. In light of COVID-19, we want to create a safe space and do our best to limit the spread of the virus and keep our members, guests and the greater community safe. For a list of all safety protocols please see our COVID-19 Update page. 

We would like to welcome you to weekday morning minyan (Sunday, Monday and Thursday in the Grosberg-Baumgart Chapel)  and to Shabbat morning services in the sanctuary. If you cannot make it in person to these services then the weekday morning service will still be available on ZOOM and the Shabbat morning service will be available on livestream only. 

The Shofar

Our newsletter, The Shofar, is published 11 times a year. Here are the past monthly newsletters:

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