Fall Into Tikvat Israel’s Extensive Programming

Posted on November 2, 2022

As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, TI’s Program Committee is planning more activities, many with a focus on Jewish holidays for the 2022-23 program year. Holiday Programming Following a joyous High Holiday season, Tikvat Israel will kick off Chanukkah with our second annual Chanukkah in the Hoods running from Dec. 18 Continue Reading »

Capital Campaign Aims for $600,000 in Pledges Before Purim

Posted on November 2, 2022

In Parsha Noah, G-d speaks to Noah and directs him to build an ark in preparation for a big flood that will destroy all life except that which is on the ark. Genesis 14-16 provide specific instructions for the Ark’s design, dimensions and building materials. Nothing is written about Ark maintenance, but it only needed Continue Reading »

Member Coffee Klatsch 2022

Posted on October 28, 2022

Tikvat Israel’s Membership Committee invites the entire congregation to a Member Coffee Klatsch on Sunday, November 6 at 10:00 AM (immediately following morning minyan). Meet our newest TI members and visit with old friends while enjoying coffee, pastry, and good conversation. Children are welcome. Free to attend. RSVPs appreciated by November 2.

Adult Jewish Learning with Tikvat Israel

Posted on October 26, 2022

Dear Friends, Today we enter into month of MarCheshvan, the only month in the Hebrew calendar which has no special characteristics. This is a great time to carry the spirit of the fall holidays into the year and begin a new course of Jewish learning. There are many opportunities for you to study Jewish text Continue Reading »

Sukkot & Simchat Torah Schedule

Posted on October 5, 2022

Join us in person and online as we celebrate the Festival of Booths! If you ordered a lulav and etrog, please contact the TI office to arrange pickup. For instructions on joining any of the streamed services, please click below. SUKKOT Sunday, October 9  6:00 pm – Sukkot Maariv (Zoom) 6:22 pm – Candlelighting Monday, Continue Reading »

High Holidays 5783 Schedule & Information

Posted on August 30, 2022

Chaverim,  Soon the High Holiday season will be upon us. To prepare for the holidays, we begin including blasts of the shofar and a special Psalm in our daily service on Rosh Chodesh Elul. But these additions by themselves are not the actual preparation; rather, they remind us we need to begin the process of Continue Reading »

Annual Women’s Network Washington Nationals Outing

Posted on June 21, 2022

In an annual outing run by the Women’s Network, 40 members of a Tikvat Israel contingent cheered on the Washington Nationals to a 9-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Fathers’ Day. The win on a comfortable day in the mid-70s, broke a week-long losing streak by the Nats. TI was recognized on the giant Continue Reading »

Rabbi Signs Contract

Posted on May 31, 2022

Eighteen congregants gathered at Tikvat Israel at 5:30 p.m. Friday evening, May  27, 2022 to witness Rabbi Israel’s signing of an 8-year contract with Tikvat Israel. Those in attendance included contract committee members Larry Gorban, Betty Fishman and Marvin Waldman. The signing with congregation president Warren Berger was followed by a celebratory toast and light Continue Reading »

Many Thanks To our Generous Concert Sponsors

Posted on May 2, 2022

Tikvat Israel’s Annual Concert: Kol B’Seder and Honoring Jim Perlmutter Blue Diamond Irving Cohen Diamond Betty & Clifford Fishman Tami & Sam Gilston Paula & Marvin Kasper Maxine & James Perlmutter Ruby Gail & Alan Fields Bobbi & Larry Gorban Barbara Katz Nancy & Jonathan Solomon Emerald Martie Adelman & Marc Schneider Debby Berlyne & Continue Reading »

Musical Act Kol B’Seder to Stage May Concert at Tikvat Israel

Posted on March 9, 2022

Tikvat Israel will host a concert in the social hall with long-running musical recording artists Kol B’Seder at 7:30  p.m. on Sunday, May 1. The concert, which also will be available via livestreaming, will honor the contributions of synagogue past president Jim Perlmutter. Kol B’Seder, featuring the singing/songwriting duo of Cantor Jeff Klepper and Rabbi Dan Freelander,has been Continue Reading »