Engage in this year's learning theme: "Ahavat Chesed, Acts of Lovingkindness." Let's explore together how Jewish teachings help us practice kindness in our daily lives.

Tuesday, January 27: FYI - Our lot has been plowed, staff is on hand and Ohr Kodesh is fully functioning. There are NO cancelations or delays planned for any afternoon or evening activities. (All weather related closings and delays will be posted here if so determined.)

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...


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...

Order your Shalach Manot Now!

As the month of Adar begins, we increase our joy!

purimJoin Ohr Kodesh Congregation as we kick-off our seventh annual Mishloach Manot project. You have a wonderful opportunity to send Purim greetings by having cards sent to your friends and family acknowledging that a contribution has been made in their honor. Your contribution will be distributed among three tzedakah projects – our USY Tikkun Olam program, Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger, and the synagogue.  To fill out and submit a form, please click "Read more" link.

Come and join our Chevra Kadisha Brunch

You are cordially invited as a member of the Ohr Kodesh Congregation Chevra Kadisha and in recognition of the work of the committee; to the Chevra Kadisha Brunch.

Date: Sunday, February 22, 2015
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Location: Ohr Kodesh Congregation

RSVP: (Members, spouses, guests) by Sunday, February 15,
please click HERE or call the office at 301.589.3880. 

For more information contact Miriam Feinberg at mmfeinberg [at] verizon [dot] net

Register Now!

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 7:30pm

Ohr Kodesh Congregation’s Annual Gala

Featuring Capitol Steps!



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Ohr Kodesh Congregation

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

Email: executivedirector@

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