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2014 Consecration


Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 2:35 pm   0 Comments


  Our Consecration service took place October 10, 2014. We wish a hearty Mazel Tov to our newest students as they begin their journey of Jewish learning. TRS is so proud of the students and their families. Aren’t they adorable? 🙂 more »

TRS to be Honored at Upcoming Yachad & JSSA Events!


Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:55 pm   0 Comments


Temple Rodef Shalom to be honored at Yachad’s Community Builders Bash! Sunday, November 9 at 6:00 PM at The Katzen Arts Center on the campus of American University From Yachad: This year’s Yachad Community Builders Bash is all about celebrating more »

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Traditions Helpline


Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 11:25 am   0 Comments


Dear Traditions Helpline, What is the origin of the greeting “May you be inscribed and sealed for a good year”? Signed, I’m Getting Ready for the High Holy Days Answer: One of the themes of the high holidays is that more »

New Property Progress


Thursday, August 7th, 2014 at 3:33 pm   1 Comments


If you have visited or driven by TRS this past week, you’ll notice that the landscape looks very different! The houses that sat on the property recently purchased are now raized.You may notice that some areas are sodded and some more »

Demolition Begins!


Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 2:42 pm   0 Comments


Demolition began today on the houses that sit on the property recently purchased by TRS (more on the purchase below.) The trucks rolled in around 11:00 AM and by noon, the house marked #1, that sits closer to Haycock Elementary, more »

President’s Remarks from the Congregational Meeting


Thursday, June 26th, 2014 at 12:03 pm   0 Comments


Congregational Meeting Remarks – June 2014 Andrew Joskow, President I would like to bring you up to date on events since the prior “official” Congregational Meeting in December 2013: First, the task force appointed by the Executive Committee to look at more »

We’re New Property Owners!


Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 12:23 pm   0 Comments


President Andy Joskow’s Congregational Meeting Remarks Regarding the Purchased Property June 10, 2014 We negotiated a contract for purchase of the property at 2110 Westmoreland St.  with Mr. Jack Taylor in March. The Congregation approved terms of that contract at a special meeting more »

Till N Tend for the Hungry


Thursday, June 12th, 2014 at 11:54 am   0 Comments


Spring Mitzvah Day was quite a day for Till and Tend and the gardeners of TRS. We planted 7 (!) vegetable gardens, including one at TRS, and six at area shelters. Best of all, where possible we got the facilities’ more »

This is Who You’re Helping Week 2


Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 at 1:55 pm   0 Comments


Spring Mitzvah Day is just around the corner (Sunday, June ; Schmooze & Nosh at 8:30 AM, Kick Off by 9:00 AM, Activities finish by 1:00 PM) and we are in need of food, toiletries, t-shirts, bikes, and clothing. Where do more »

This is Who You’re Helping


Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 11:50 am   0 Comments


Spring Mitzvah Day is just around the corner (Sunday, June ; Schmooze & Nosh at 8:30 AM, Kick Off by 9:00 AM, Activities finish by 1:00 PM) and we are in need of food, toiletries, t-shirts, bikes, and clothing. Where do more »