Welcoming Outreach Center for all Jews - Located in Rockville, MD

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Welcome to JewishROC

Jewish Rockville Outreach Center warmly welcomes Jews from all backgrounds and levels of observance to our educational center and congregation.

Wednesday Weekly Lectures:
The Who, How & Why of Tzedekah

Wednesday, December 2
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $10/member; $15/non-member

With so many charities calling out for donations, learn how Judaism defines tzedekah and how your giving should be prioritized. Click here to register online.

How to Kasher a Nazi Kitchen: A Jewish American Ambassador's Chanukah Journey with Norman Eisen, U.S. Ambassador to the the Czech Republic from 2011-2014

Sunday, December 13, 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $36/all; Sponsorship/$180

As part of our Chanukah celebration this year, we are excited to welcome Norman Eisen, U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic from 2011 - 2014. The child of a Czechoslovak Holocaust survivor, Eisen returned to his family's homeland to live in the abassador's residence, a mansion that had been built by a Jewish family before World War II, and then occupied by Nazi Germany. Read more about Eisen's fascinating story here.to register online Click Here.

Channukah @ JewishROC!

Sunday, December 13, 5:00 p.m.

Click Here. to register online.

Parasha of the Week

Shabbat Afternoons
time: 2:30-4:00 p.m.
No Charge

Join us every Shabbat afternoon for in-depth study on the weekly parasha with classical commentaries from Rashi, Ibn Ezra, Maimonides, Nachmanides and more! Join anytime!

CFClogo Midrash & Mishnah

Tuesdays, Oct. 13 – Nov. 17,
7:00-9:00 p.m.
No Cost

Delve into the Oral Tradition with learning from the heart and learning from the head. One hour of Mishnah, from Parasha Chayei Sarah, and one hour of Midrash from Seder Zeraim, tractate Shevis. Please register by emailing office@jewishroc.org. There is no charge for class, however there is a book fee.

Hebrew Crash Course

Tuesdays, Oct 20 -Dec 8
Time: 9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free!

Make this year the one to learn to read Hebrew. In conjunction with NJOP, we offer this class once a year FREE OF CHARGE! Decode the letters and sounds of the alphabet and learn a basic initial vocabulary. This class is for those with little or no experience with Hebrew. Please email office@jewishroc.org to register.

CFClogo JewishROC is part of the Combined Federal Campaign!

For Federal Employees

If you are a federal employee, we hope you will designate JewishROC through the Combined Federal Campaign. Our Combined Federal Campaign number is #25361. For more information and to donate, visit the CFC website at: www.cfcnca.org