Monday, November 4, 2019
Currently we are not able to receive incoming or make outgoing calls. Our telephone service provider is working to quickly fix the problem and restore our service. If you have a lifecycle emergency and urgently need to contact us, please call 240-848-2511, or contact us directly using a specific staff member’s email address, or generally at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are very proud of our sanctuary, chapels, social halls, and garden areas, perfect for your next meeting or celebration. The Gerald S. Snyder Building and the Thelma and Melvin Lenkin Education and Activities Center contain a variety of rooms that can accommodate almost any size group. With two complete kosher kitchens, we can facilitate weddings, bat and bar mitzvah celebrations, brit milah and baby namings, or Jewish community non-profit group programs and meetings. Learn more about facility use information.
The Lilyan and Bernard Margolius Atrium, situated adjacent to the Dweck Sanctuary, is the welcome area for those who enter the main doors of the Gerald S. Snyder Building. With a floor-to-ceiling glass wall reflecting the landscape and glass-domed ceiling…Learn More
The Uberman Garden is dedicated to Chaim Uberman and to those individuals whose support was so important in the earlier years of B'nai Israel. In this garden are the plaques which were removed from B'nai Israel Congregation's earlier location at 16th and…Learn More
The Holocaust Memorial Garden, a beautifully landscaped area located next to the Hayman Chapel, is a quiet, contemplative setting with benches and fine sculptures. This garden is dedicated to the memory of Bertha and Edith David who died in Auschwitz in…Learn More
The award winning Sanctuary Garden is dedicated in cherished memory of Ethan Ross Alperstein (December, 1991-October, 2002). The path, embedded with seashells from Ethan's collection, leads to a secluded area surrounded by pines. This garden is for cont…Learn More
Gan Hayim Shalom, the B'nai Israel pond, was dedicated by the Congregation in loving memory of Homer S. Gudelsky on the fourth day of Hanukkah, December, 1993. Our venue for tashlich on Rosh Hashanah, the pond is also a perfect setting for special occasi…Learn More
The Hurwitz-Guritzky Meditation Garden, located in the center of the Lenkin Education and Activities Center, is a beautifully landscaped patio area, perfect for havdallah, receptions, intimate parties or small weddings. …Learn More
The grand staircase of the Abrutyn Garden Atrium is the dramatic entrance to the classrooms area of the Lenkin Education and Activities Center. With glass walls reflecting the flowering plants and trees of the Meditation Garden, the Abrutyn Atrium is a f…Learn More
A place for kids to be themselves (under supervision, of course), the Glazer-Wachtel Youth Lounge is equipped with comfortable furnishings, large-screen television, DVD player, air hockey, and more. USY, Kadima, Machar and Bonim kids use the youth loung…Learn More
The Louis and Helyn Fanaroff Family Clubhouse is a relaxing lounge area for parents and a play area for their small children. Located in the Schilit Nursery School, the Clubhouse has its own kitchenette and bathroom facilities. It's a sunlit room, comfo…Learn More
The Louis and Helyn Fanaroff Pavilion opens to a landscaped courtyard with sliding glass doors. The light-filled, carpeted room can accommodate up to fifty people seated at round tables, ideal for a Shabbat dinner or small meeting. The expansive courtya…Learn More