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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.

The Offices of Beth Shalom Congregation are closed until further notice. Our clergy and staff continue to work and be available by email and phone to serve you. Our daily minyan, Shabbat services and other programs have gone virtual.




Tot Time Tuesday

When? Tuesdays, beginning May 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Weekly Zoom program with rotating stories, yoga and songs for families with young children. This week features storytime with Dr. Nagel!  Enter this password 24680 after clicking here to join.

Zoom Into Shabbat

When? Fridays, May 22 and June 5 at 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Song filled, interactive program for families with young children.  (Bi-weekly through May.)  Enter this password 183654 after clicking here to join

Virtual Tikkun Leil Shavuot

A Shavuot tradition is to stay up all night and study. At Beth Shalom, our evening of learning ends a lot earlier! This year, our learning goes virtual, with a series of stimulating on-line discussions:

    • 6:45 p.m.: Shavuot Evening Minyan Service Led by Cantor Apt
    • 7:00 p.m.: “COVID-19 Triage and the Sanctity of Life” with Rabbi Susan Grossman
    • 8:00 p.m. “Can Torah Oblige Us to Love the Stranger?” with Rabbi Amy Scheinerman
    • 9:00 p.m.: “My (Grand)Father was a Wandering Aramean: Welcoming the Stranger” with Dr. Louis Nagel

Enter the password 183654 after clicking here to join the discussions.

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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