Our clergy welcomes you. It’s our hope that you, whether a new or seasoned member, feel welcome here at Temple Rodef Shalom. Learn more about who we are here.

Erev Passover is Monday, April 10. Our Stir Up Your Seder page for lots of great ideas. Visit here.

Celebrate Passover with Us! Visit here for information on our TRS events.

Dr. Mitchell Bard, Executive Director of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise will help us examine the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement. RSVP here.

Our Shabbat is a pleasurable, engaging, and multi-sensory service designed for the entire community and especially families who have children with special needs or individuals with a disability or other challenge. Following the service, we have a fun fitness program by Life Changing Fitness. RSVP here.

As a former police officer, Cantor Shochet serves as the Chaplain for the Fairfax County Police,

the CIA and runs a community chaplain program for the county.

Cantor Shochet will share about this meaningful work. RSVP here.

Join Us for Good Deeds Day!


Good Deeds Day
Sunday, April 2 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Register for TRS Members Who Don’t have Kids in K-6 Religious School

Register for Families with Children in Grades K-6


Donations Needed for Good Deeds Day
We are excited for our TRS community to participate in Good Deeds Day on Sunday, April 2 (registration above)!

We are collecting donations of the goods (please, only non-expired items) listed below in order to support the amazing social action projects we are planning. Thank you in advance for making this an incredible day of doing good!

Contacts: Dara Holop, email or Cookie Mandell, email

Please help fill our storage POD (under the School Portico) with donations of the following items:

Food Package Soup Mix: Childrens’ Hygiene Kits:
Microwaveable Mac & Cheese Bouillon Cubes NEW Children’s Underwear (multi-pack) – sizes up to 5T
Instant Oatmeal – Individual Packets Dried Parsley NEW Children’s Socks (multi-pack) – sizes up to 5T
Granola Bars (nut-free) Dried Basil Children’s Toothbrushes
Individual Fruit Applesauce Cups Penne Pasta Children’s Toothpaste
Snack-sized Raisins Lentils or Beans Children’s Shampoo
Snack-sized Goldfish or Pretzels Dried Garlic Children’s Soap or Body Wash
Juice Boxes Snack-sized Zip Baggies


Hospital Project:  Kitchen: Birthday Bundles:
Rubber Bands (all shapes, colors & sizes) Spatulas Frosting (in a can)
Mixing Spoons Cake mix
Slotted Spoons Birthday Candles
Nesting Measuring Cups Small Gift:
Nesting Measuring Spoons Matchbox Cars
Can Openers Books
Kitchen Towels Bubbles
Pot Holders Sidewalk Chalk
Oven Mitts Small Stuffed Animals
Small Cutting Boards Generic Birthday Card
Strainers (small)
Dish Soap

Good Deeds Day Bikes for the World Collection

Put your old bike to good use – help someone get to work, school, and health services. A $10/bike donation is suggested to help defray the cost of shipping to overseas charity partners, who recondition the bicycles and distribute them to those who need them. Donations accepted at TRS from 9:30 AM – noon on April 2.

Bikes for the World is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and a receipt will be provided for all material and cash donations.

More info

Contact: Ken Ende, email

Building Project Frequently Asked Questions

The project plans include:

  • A Small Sanctuary
  • School & Youth Renovations & Improvements
  • Clergy & Administrative Offices, Meeting Rooms
  • General Renovations
  • Parking and Landscaping


The most frequently asked questions about the building project – answered here!

Temple Rodef Shalom Nursery School

TRSNS provides a joyful and nurturing learning environment that fosters in each child the confidence and competence to become a productive, caring member of his/her family and community.

Application information is available here: Nursery School.