Beth Shalom Congregation
Welcomes You

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.

Shabbat services are held in-person and online and our daily minyan is virtual. Check the website and our weekly e-newsletter for more information on programs and events. Our clergy and staff continue to work and be available by email and phone to serve you.  In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID, and protect the health and safety of the staff, please make an appointment if you need to come to the synagogue. 

Shabbat Services
Friday, Nov. 25 & Saturday, Nov.26

Friday, November 25:  Friday Night Shabbat Service at 7:00 p.m. Led by Rabbi Jennifer Greenspan and Cantor Rebecca Apt. 

Saturday, November 26:  Shabbat Morning Service at 9:30 a.m. Led by Rabbi Jennifer Greenspan and Cantor Rebecca Apt. Kiddush is sponsored by Annette and Scott Kuperman in memory of Cynthia Kuperman.

Weekday evening minyan service, Sunday through Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm. Zoom in here for minyan.

Hanukkah Extravaganza & Jewish Camp Fair

Sunday, December 18 at 12:00 p.m.

Families and members of all ages are invited to join Beth Shalom Congregation’s annual Hanukkah Extravaganza. This year, enjoy not only games, crafts and traditional Hanukkah foods, but a Jewish Camp Fair as well!

Entrance is free! Pre-purchase lunch and raffle tickets. Bring the whole family and your neighbors too!

Volunteers are needed to help the Extravaganza run smoothly. Sign up to help.

The Hidden Secrets of Esther with Cantor Apt

Meeting virtually on Zoom Mondays, November 7 – 28 at 7:45 p.m. Registration required.

$20 for Members / $40 for non-members

An In-Depth close reading of the Book of Esther. Gain more insight into this fascinating book to enrich your Purim! Prior Knowledge of Hebrew welcomed but not required.
Class Schedule:

    • Class 3 (Monday November 21) Chapters 5-7: The Tyrant Thwarted
    • Class 4 (Monday November 28) Chapters 8-10 Epilogue: A Topsy-Turvy Kingdom
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Contact Us

We continue to ask that you please call in advance of visiting the building so the staff know to expect you.

8070 Harriet Tubman Lane | Columbia, MD 21044


Office Hours
MON-THU 9:00 – 5:00

FRI 9:00 – 2:00