Engage in this year's learning theme: "Acting Justly." Let's explore together how Jewish teachings inform our choices as citizens, congregants, colleagues, friends and family members.

Ohr Kodesh watercolor by Michael ShibleyWe are an energetic, growing, and diverse Jewish community. We are children and grandparents. We are individuals and families. We are founding members and brand new members. Together, we cherish our tradition, embrace life-long learning, and strive...

We treasure Ohr Kodesh as a rich resource lighting our path and guiding our daily actions. It motivates us to bring Jewish learning to life in the world around us and to act in pursuit of Tikkun Olam (perfecting the world) and K'lal Yisrael (unity of the Jewish people...

Ohr Kodesh Congregation regards every person as having a place in the circle around the Torah, the Tree of Life. We maintain an inclusive educational environment that values every learner, at every age and stage and our varied interests and learning styles nourish a feast of intriguing...

ECC

Message from the Director

Welcome to Ohr Kodesh Early Childhood Center!

I have been the director of the Early Childhood Center since 1991. It has been exciting for me to witness our transformations, and I am very...

People gather at Ohr Kodesh for spiritual fulfillment, to exercise their minds, and to meet with friends. Prayer services, formal and informal educational activities, communal meals and events, service projects, sports events, etc. all provide opportunities for Ohr Kodesh to bring together...

Tunes for High Holy Days

Our new cantor is looking forward to spending High Holy Days at Ohr Kodesh! Below are some of the melodies we will sing together in the Main Sanctuary during services on Rosh ha-Shanah and Yom Kippur.

Cantor Eisen invites people to share the tunes that became beloved to them in their formative High Holy Day experiences. We are always looking to learn something new!

Join us for the High Holidays at Ohr Kodesh

Rosh HaShanah

Wednesday Evening, September 24:
Two services..................……………….…..6:30 PM and 8:30 PM

Thursday, September 25 & Friday, September 26:
Shacharit...................................................................8:15 AM
Family Service (1st Day Only)......................................9:15 AM
Torah Service..............................................................9:30 AM
Sermon.....................................................................10:30 AM
Children’s Services/Activities.......................10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Torah Tots Service & Snack (1st Day of R.H.).................5:00 PM
Tashlikh (Thursday)......................................................6:00 PM
Minchah-Arvit...............................................................6:30 PM

  • Babysitting will be available, by advance request, from 8:45 - 10:30 AM on both days of Rosh Hashanah.

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Ohr Kodesh Congregation

8300 Meadowbrook Lane
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: (301) 589-3880
Fax:  (301) 495-4801

Email: executivedirector@
ohrkodesh.org

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