Celebrate Sukkot & Simhat Torah with us!

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  • 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.

Getting Started

1. Dates are assigned by calendar year three years in advance.  At that time, families receive a form that they must fill out and return to the Cantor’s Assistant.  Dates are assigned by our committee.

2. Contact our Events Manager, Patricia Simitakos (301-881-6550) to reserve a room for the party at B’nai Israel.  For parties at B’nai Israel, families may choose from one of our approved Kosher caterers.

3. Contact vendors who may be a part of your party.

4. Attend Shabbat morning services and Junior Congregation on a regular basis.

5. Expect a call from one of our cantors about 12 months before the Bar/Bat mitzvah, to begin private lessons.

6. Meet with one of our rabbis 6-8 weeks in advance. They will reach out to you to schedule the appointment.

7. Submit your Scroll Information, Honors/Kibudim, and Kiddush Sponsorship forms to the administrative office.

8. Ask any questions along the way … and remember to enjoy the big moment!


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.