Welcome to Beth El Congregation

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Beth El Congregation is an engaging, vibrant, and inclusive synagogue community for today's modern Jewish families.  We invite you to explore Jewish life at Beth El through traditional Jewish prayer and ritual, inspiring adult and childhood education, vibrant community celebrations around holidays and special events, and activism aimed at building a better community and world.

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Schedule of Services & Events

Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 9:15am
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 5:30pm
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 8:00am
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 6:15pm


Beth El Schools offer your family a warm and supportive Jewish community dedicated to your child's growth and learning. With programs ranging from infant/toddler education through early childhood development, flexible religious school options in the city and multiple Maryland counties, and inspiring and caring teachers, Beth El Schools provide a welcoming and nurturing educational environment infused with the values of Jewish heart and mind.

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Meet Our Clergy

Our diverse and committed clergy team is dedicated to helping you find meaning and value in your Jewish life and journey. Led by Senior Rabbi Steven Schwartz, Beth El clergy serve our members through guidance and leadership in prayer and ritual, holidays and life cycle events, religious and spiritual education and compassionate pastoral counseling.

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Featured Events

Tot Shabbat

Saturday, February 6, at 11:15 a.m.

Join Morah Becky for an interactive service filled with song, prayer, puppets and Torah stories. For children up to 5 years old and their families. 
Our two year-olds will be honored at this service.