Community Learning


Shulchan Ivrit with Ayelet!
Saturday, March 25, 1:00PM in classroom 9
Join Ayelet for שיחה (discussion) and שולחן עברית (learning in Hebrew)!
מצפה לראותכם! :)

View videos from Shabbat Breirot - "Women in Israel"

Invite Ayelet, Adat Shalom's Schlicha, to Shabbat Dinner
Let Ayelet add some Israeli flavor to your Shabbat table! Read how here.

"Imagine Israel" Podcast
Listen to the latest Podcast from "Imagine Israel" - project of the Jewish Federation. 


Contemporary Israeli & Jewish American Literature: Reconstructing Jewish Identity after the Holocaust
Led by Haya Laufer & Luther Jett
Saturday, May 13, 2017
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
This course focuses on post-Holocaust literature in America and Israel.
This session will look at The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
More information here.


Congregational Happenings

Read a lovely letter from
Westmoreland Congregational
United Church of Christ, Bethesda
in support of the Jewish community

Sukkot in Spring
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Sign up here

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 See what is happening at Adat Shalom. View our Scrapbook

Adat Shalom Retreat

2017 Retreat

Please join us at the 2017 Adat Shalom Retreat - “Wandering: Jews, and Others” May 26-28, 2017. We will share our personal and collective stories, learn the facts, discuss texts, and articulate the values which should, must, and will inform our response to this national moment. All while experiencing the joys of a stimulating and relaxing Memorial Day Weekend and sharing an inspiring celebration of Shabbat.

See the flyer , read the FAQ "Everything you wanted to know about the Retreat", View the Draft Schedule and then click to register.

If you have any questions about the Retreat, please contact our co-chairs, Estelle Quain and Randy Steiner at or call the office, 301-767-3333 ext. 106.


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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM
"For You Were Strangers in the Land of Egypt":
A Panel Discussion on the Question of Jewish Responsibility Towards Asylum Seekers
More information and RSVP here. News story about Mutasim Ali, the featured speaker, here.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
People's Climate March
More information here

Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM
AJWS Climate Justice Symposium
More information and RSVP here.