• 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.

Family/Babysitting/Youth/Teen Programming for the High Holidays

NEW THIS YEAR!

Early Bird Room for Children in Grades K–6
Children who are registered for a youth service may be dropped off early. They will be supervised and brought to the appropriate service when it begins. Registration is necessary.

First Day of Rosh Hashanah 9:30–10:00 AM
Second Day of Rosh Hashanah 9:30–10:00 AM
Yom Kippur 10:00–10:30 AM

Click here to register.


NEW THIS YEAR!

Play & Pray Space
The lower level conference room will be open throughout our Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services. Parents with infants or toddlers who do not wish to sit through the entirety of a traditional service are welcome to watch and listen to the Dweck Sanctuary service in this comfortable environment. No registration is necessary to use this room.


FAMILY SERVICE EXPERIENCE

Recommended for children ages 5 and under with an adult. This service is free for members, but registration is required. The nonmember family fee is $40/day or $100 for all 3 days.

The Family Service Experience includes a service modeled after our popular weekly Tot Shabbat; singing, story, and art breakouts; and a light snack. Our talented team includes faces familiar to B’nai Israel youth: Laura Fingerhood, Juliann Goldman, Arielle Katzel, and Julie Steenberge.

Participants can choose between four ticket options: Alef, Bet, Gimmel or Daled. On the second day of Rosh Hashanah, all tickets will follow the schedule for option Alef. On Yom Kippur (Wednesday, October 9) all ticket options will start 30 minutes later.

Rosh Hashanah–Monday, September 30 & Tuesday, October 1

Alef  9:30 AM Service | 10:10 AM Art Activity | 10:30 AM Story | 10:45 AM Snack

Bet 9:30 AM Service | 10:10 AM Story | 10:30 AM Art Activity | 10:45 AM Snack

Gimmel 9:30 AM Art Activity | 9:50 AM Story | 10:10 AM Service | 10:45 AM Snack

Daled 9:30 AM Story | 9:50 AM Art Activity | 10:10 AM Service | 10:45 AM Snack

Please contact Jennifer with questions.

Click here to register.


BABYSITTING/YOUTH & TEEN SERVICES

Pre-registration is required for attendance in our babysitting, youth, and teen programming. There is a flat fee of $40 per child, with a $100 family max for all of our age-appropriate options.

BABYSITTING (Ages 2–5)
Children are divided by age for play, activities, and a short prayer experience. Attend the Family Service Experience and then drop off at babysitting. Our service providers are licensed and bonded. Advance registration is required.

YOUTH SERVICES (Grades K–7)
Children are divided by age and activities are facilitated by qualified teens and adults. The morning includes a service, activities, snack, and time for socializing.

10:00 AM until the conclusion of the Traditional Services on Rosh Hashanah
7:00 PM until the conclusion of the Traditional Services on Yom Kippur Eve
10:30 AM–2:15 PM on Yom Kippur

TEEN SERVICE & LOUNGE (Grades 8–12)
Teens participate in a newly restructured service which includes; breakout sessions on such diverse topics as Jewish life on campus, mindfulness and reflection, and Judaism and pop culture. The program will also include a short service and keynote presentations.

10:00 AM–12:00 PM on Rosh Hashanah
7:00–9:15 PM on Yom Kippur Eve
10:30 AM–2:15 PM on Yom Kippur

When the service is not in session, teens are invited to hang out in the “lounge” until the conclusion of the Traditional Services.

Click here to register.

Worship

Jennifer Cohen

Education Communications Coordinator

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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