Ma Chadash: What's New at Adat Shalom?

Shabbat Services - Saturday, July 7th
Join Hazzan Rabbi Rachel and friends on the Bimah for services, Shabbat morning at 9:30 AM.

Sunday, July 8th
In Ma Chadash This Week
Quick Links
Coming Up!
Friday, July 13th 
Shavat Vayinafash - Friendship Heights Edition!

Saturday, July 14th
Shabbat Services at 9:30 AM

Tot Shabbat with Miss Ellie at 10:30 AM in the Library 

Kids under age 5 are welcome to join together for stories, songs, juice, and Challah!

Achrei Oneg: Renewable Energy Discussion at 1:00 PM in the Library
Speakers from Interfaith Power and Light and from Neighborhood Sun (a local Community Solar organization) will talk about how easy it is to move from fossil-fueled PEPCO electricity to any of the many clean energy options available including the new Community Solar offering.  All questions welcome.
From the Office
On behalf of the clergy and staff, wishing you all a Happy 4th of July! the offices will be closed  on Wednesday, July 4th . Enjoy the holiday!
Torah School Registration - Open Now!

Register for the 5779 school year today! Early bird Registration ends July 15. Don't delay!!!

Click here to view the form, or visit our website to register. ( , via the ChaverWeb portal)

To see more about our Torah School, 
watch our new video!
In the Community

Reconstructing Judaism 2018 Convention
November 15-18th in Philadelphia
Click here to learn more and register before June 30th to get Early Bird registration!
Life Cycle
Celebrating a birth, wedding, or other simcha?  Please let us know about it! Contact our Office Administrator, Sarah Wesson, at
If you have a death in the family or other life cycle emergency, please contact one of the co-chairs of the Adat Shalom Life Cycle Committee:

Shelley Rudick: 301-928-5990 
Victor Rezmovic: 301-983-2398 
Marc Gunther: 240-441-2204  
Betsy Reinstein Dewey: 202-246-7328

Reach any of the above committee members at  
Volunteers Make It Happen!
Visit and click to learn more!

Need help with...
...Membership, scheduling a meeting/program or rental?
Contact:   Sarah Wesson, 301-767-3333 x106
...B'nai Mitzvah, Clergy or Pastoral Care Questions? 
Contact:  Kathy Bloomfield, 301-767-3333 x108 
...Torah School, Youth Programs Registration, membership update or IT questions? 
Contact:  Marcie Wilson, 301-767-3333 x101
...Membership and adjustments or other questions?
Contact: Executive Director, Marla Cohen, 301-767-3333 x107
Have a submission for Ma Chadash?   Send it the week before on Monday (10 days in advance) to be sure it's included!

Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation
7727 Persimmon Tree Lane * Bethesda, MD 20817
(P) 301-767-3333 * (F) 301-767-3340
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