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The Center for Conservative Jewish Life in Howard County, Maryland

Beth Shalom prides itself on being a warm congregation that cares for its members as part of an extended family.  We encourage involvement and participation and provide our members with a well rounded and diverse program of activities that touch every area of Jewish Life: Worship, Education and Community.

Our daily minyan, Shabbat services and other programs have gone online.  Our clergy and staff continue to work and be available by email and phone to serve you while the building is closed. 
“Vaccines and Jewish Law”

When? Sunday, November 1 at 7:45 p.m. Who should receive a vaccine first, especially in the setting of a limited vaccine supply? Are we obligated to be vaccinated ourselves? Please join Beth Shalom as Rabbi Elliot Dorff, a national expert in Jewish ethics and bioethics, helps guide us through these and other ethical quandaries from the context of Jewish Law. This program is free and open to the community. Registration for this scholar event is requested. Please register here. This program will be on Zoom. To connect, enter password 474551 after clicking  here.

Live Stream Our Services
Crisis Management: How Three Ancient Rabbis Saved Judaism By Transforming It Into the Judaism We Know Today 

When? Tuesdays, November 10, 17, 24, & December 1 at 7:45 p.m. Jewish history is filled with crises and extraordinary individuals who helped navigate the transformations required to ensure Jewish survival and continuity. Join Rabbi Grossman as she explores the contributions of three such individuals, Rabbi Yohanan ben Zakkai, Rabbi Akiva, and Rabbi Yehudah haNasi, who confronted seismic challenges to their Jewish communities with the courage, commitment and ingenuity to transform ancient Temple-based Judaism into the faith and culture we still live today. Please register here.


Beth Shalom Congregation

8070 Harriet Tubman Lane

Columbia, MD 21044


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Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Friday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm