• 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.

Carl & Doris Lane Youth Department

B’nai Israel’s Carl and Doris Lane Youth Department is the place to be! Our mission is to connect all school-age children to the synagogue through a variety of social, Judaic, and community-service programs. We build friendships, leadership skills, and a positive Jewish identity. Our experienced youth advisors and dedicated youth committee aim to provide a unique experience for each child in order to create a lifelong connection to B’nai Israel.

Education Director: Moshe Ben-Lev

Vice President, Youth and Education: Fonda Lowe

Top Reasons to Participate in our Youth Department!


The B’nai Israel USY chapter won the Seaboard Region USY Chapter of Excellence!

Top 5 Reasons our Youth Department Rocks (For Parents) 

Your child will…

  • Build lifelong friendships
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Foster a positive Jewish identity
  • Make a difference
  • Participate in age appropriate social, educational, Judaic programs

Top 5 Reasons our Youth Department Rocks (For Kids)

  • Best Purim Carnival in town
  • Where else can you play laser tag in the synagogue?
  • Two words – Moon Bounce
  • YOU get to decide the events!
  • Events from A (apple picking) to Z (zoo scavenger hunt) and everything in between!

Our Youth Groups

Visit each group page to learn about our upcoming programs. See you soon!


Youth Department Registration

Interested in joining one of our youth groups? All participants must submit a completed registration form.

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Join Us On Facebook

Teens can join our Facebook group, B’nai Israel USY, to keep up with all the exciting, amazing programs in our USY chapter.

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We Offer Scholarships

B’nai Israel wants to help our children and teens participate in meaningful Jewish experiences. Scholarship funds are available for Camp Ramah, organized teen Israel trips, USY conventions, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School Israel experience, Young Judaea Year Course, and March of the Living. Other scholarship opportunities may be available for programs of significant Jewish content. We also support Federation’s Camper Quest and Israel Quest programs. Please contact Samantha Berenson for more information and an application.

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Event Calendar

Visit our Event Calendar for all upcoming programs and meetings.

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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.