• Contact Us

    If you would like more information, we can be reached in the following ways.

    By Mail or In Person:

    B’nai Israel Congregation
    6301 Montrose Road
    Rockville, MD 20852-4195

    By Phone: 301-881-6550

    By Fax: 301-881-6221

    By E-Mail: info@bnaiisraelcong.org or to contact an individual, click Clergy and Staff E-Mail

    Schilit Nursery School: 301-816-5578


    If you'd like to submit a message electronically, please use the form below.

Sustaining Funds and Endowments

Abensohn Memorial Sustaining Endowment

 

Arnold and Sylvia Heft Sustaining Endowment

To enhance and expand B’nai Israel’s current level of programming, and to maintain the physical structures at B’nai Israel.

 

Barbara and Allan Hurwitz Sustaining Endowment

To enhance and expand B’nai Israel’s current level of programming, and to maintain the physical structures at B’nai Israel.

 

Benjamin Saks Judaica Art Endowment

For acquisition of Judaic art for the B’nai Israel museum case and books for the B’nai Israel Library.

 

Comer-Ritwo Elevator Endowment Fund

 

Dr. Chester M. and Rita Mandel Stein Environmental Conservation Endowment

Supports the ways and means of environmental conservation at B’nai Israel.

 

Dr. David and Elaine Goodman Assembly Hall Endowment

 

Dr. Frank and Edythe Feldman Endowment for the Purchase of Religious Articles

Supports the purchase of religious articles including kippot, lulavim, etc.

 

Dr. Jack and Miriam Dubit Newlywed Mezuzah Fund

Support for the purchase of mezuzot for couples who celebrate an aufruf at B’nai Israel.

 

Dr. Mitchell and Thelma Goldfarb Rubinow Endowment for Special Needs

Support for expenses for special needs students in Talmud Torah, Schilit Nursery School, or elsewhere in the synagogue.

 

Elaine Zetlin Pollin Korn Sustaining Endowment Fund

To support the maintenance of B’nai Israel.

 

Ethan Ross Alperstein Sanctuary Garden Endowment Fund

Supports the maintenance of the Ethan Ross Alperstein Sanctuary Garden and general landscaping at B’nai Israel.

 

F. Michael Taff Memorial Endowment

 

Gudelsky Family Sustaining Endowment for Gudelsky Hall

Supports operations and renovations for Gudelsky Hall.

 

Hayman Family Sustaining Endowment

 

Helen and Herman Glazer Youth Endowment

Supports the maintenance, enrichment, and refurbishing of the Glazer-Wachtel Youth Lounge.

 

Igersheim Family Technology Endowment

Supports the enhancement and purchase of technology, both hardware and software, to meet the needs of B’nai Israel Congregation.

 

Israel Feldman Family Endowment Fund

To help defray expenses incurred by members participating in congregational family life programming or purchasing religious articles to enhance holiday celebrations and promote Jewish observance.

 

Jack and Marilyn Meltzer Sustaining Endowment Fund

Supports B’nai Israel Congregation’s operating budget.

 

Jerry Neil Memorial Sustaining Endowment

To enhance and expand B’nai Israel’s current level of programming, and to maintain the physical structures at B’nai Israel.

 

Jonathan A. Schnitzer Rabbinic Chair Endowment

 

Lillian Bimblich Endowment for the Maintenance of Bimblich Hall

For the maintenance and care of Bimblich Hall.

 

Louis and Helyn Fanaroff Sustaining Endowment

Supports the maintenance and upkeep of the areas dedicated by the Fanaroff Family, including the Louis and Helyn Fanaroff Sukkah, the Louis and Helyn Fanaroff Family Club House, and the Louis and Helyn Fanaroff Pavilion.

 

Mandel and Stein Prayer Book Fund (minimum contribution of $30)

For the purchase and maintenance of Siddurim.

 

Meisel Family Endowment for Special Needs

To fund programs for members with special needs.

 

Mildred and William Kaplan Social Action Endowment

Supports social action projects that B’nai Israel members initiate and carry out for those in need both in and outside the greater B’nai Israel member community.

 

Rabbi Gershon and Esther Ash Memorial Endowment

 

Rabbi Jeshaia and Hilde M. Schnitzer Humash Endowment Fund (minimum contribution of $60)

For the purchase of new Etz Hayim Humashim.

 

Sara Levy Diener Memorial Endowment

 

Shirley and Stanley Hayman Chapel Endowment

Supports the annual maintenance, repair, and improvements of the Hayman Chapel.

 

Snyder Family Sustaining Endowment

Supports the maintenance and operational costs of the Gerald S. Snyder Building.

 

Tessie A. Hurwitz and Gertrude Guritzky Landscape Endowment

For maintaining a landscape plan in memory of Tessie Hurwitz and Gertrude Guritzky.

We Are Accessible

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Accessible to all

B’nai Israel is proud to be accessible to all.

Large print siddurim, assistive listening devices and page magnifiers are readily available. Our entire building and grounds are wheelchair accessible. We can provide sign language interpreters upon request and subject to availability.

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