Purim 5784

Posted on February 28, 2024

Hamantashen Time – Purim Is Here! Purim takes place on Sunday, March 24 this year! Events Mishloach Manot 2024: The Women’s Network of Tikvat Israel is pleased to launch its annual mishloach manot Purim fundraiser. To send holiday cheer to your fellow community members, please complete the order form no later than 11:59 p.m. ET Continue Reading »

Inclusion Shabbat Resources 2024

Posted on January 29, 2024

The following are home accessibility improvement resources available in our commuity. Hope Kott will be discussing these and more during her presentation this week for Inclusion Shabbat, titled “The Mitzvah of Removing Stumbling Blocks: Justice and Inclusion in the Jewish Community and Beyond.” To RSVP or make a donation in honor of this special Shabbat, Continue Reading »

ECC Earns Maryland State Accreditation

Posted on December 4, 2023

Tikvat Israel ECC is thrilled to have achieved accreditation from Maryland State Department of Education for the first time. We are the only Jewish preschool in Montgomery County and one of only three Jewish schools in the state to have received this prestigious recognition. Maryland Accreditation is a process in which programs commit to continuous Continue Reading »

Israel Mission – Days 3/4

Posted on December 3, 2023

Our third day was difficult to process. Even now, four days later, it’s hard for me to write this post. The stories that people shared with us from their experiences on October 7 were too awful to hear. The destruction that we saw at Kfar Aza was too difficult for the eyes to see. It’s Continue Reading »

TI Blood Drive – January 31, 2024

Posted on December 1, 2023

TI’s next blood drive will take place in the social hall from 10 am – 4pm on Wednesday, January 31, 2024. Click here to register. 

Israel Mission 11/2023 Day 2

Posted on November 28, 2023

Today was every bit as full, as meaningful, as sad, as hopeful and as exhausting as I thought it would be. I’m going to briefly summarize the day and put more information in the photo captions. We started the day with a briefing by US Ambassador Jack Lew at our hotel and then went to Continue Reading »

Israel Mission 11/2023 – Day 1

Posted on November 27, 2023

After sleeping through most of the long plane ride, I arrived in Israel at 2:15 pm and by 3:00 we were on the bus to Tel Aviv to meet with the leaders of Achim v’Achayot L’Yisrael – Brothers and Sisters for Israel. The group started about a year ago as Achim L Neshek – Brothers Continue Reading »

A Note from the Rabbi Regarding Today’s Events in Israel

Posted on October 7, 2023

Dear Friends, I am writing to you on Shabbat/Chag because this is an unprecedented moment, one that many are calling the worst day in Israel’s 75 year history, a history that has known too many difficult days. None compare to this. The numbers are staggering. 250 dead. 1500 injured. Dozens of civilians taken captive and Continue Reading »

TI Women’s Network Opening Event 2023-2024

Posted on October 5, 2023

A Celebration of Israel’s 75 Years Sunday, October 22 1 – 3 pm in the Social Hall Join Tikvat Israel’s Women’s Network for a light lunch of Israeli foods (including a falafel bar and desserts), music, games, and an inter-generational look at life growing up as a women in Israel. Women’s Network members ~ No Continue Reading »

Join a TI Havurah!

Posted on July 14, 2023

Are you interested in joining or forming a new havurah (friendship group)?