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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.

Moroccan Shabbat Dinner!

Friday June 23
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $36

Authentic Moroccan dinner specially prepared by Tova Buzaglo! Registration a must. These dinners have limited seating and always sell out, so please register early! This event is supported by a grant from
The Jewish Food Experience, a program of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.

The Origins of Ashkenazi & Sephardi Jewry

Wednesdays, June 28 - August 2
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Per Session Cost: $10/member; $15/non-member

Back by popular demand, explore the roots of Judaism in European history. Come to one lecture or attend them all! Click here for more info.

Prayer Book Hebrew Classes

Beginner: Mondays, May 1 – June 26,
time: 11:10 a.m. – noon (no class 5/29)

Intermediate: Tuesdays, May 2 – June 27
time: 11:10 a.m. – noon (no class 5/30)

Advanced: Wednesdays, May 3 – June 28
time: 11:10 a.m. – noon (no class 5/31)

This class is for you if your goal is to read the Siddur (and Chumash) in Hebrew, understand the prayers' meaning, and follow the prayer service comfortably in Hebrew.
To register online click here.

Ulpan Hebrew Classes

Beginner: Mondays, May 1 – June 26,
time: 11:10 a.m. – noon (no class 5/29)

Intermediate/Advanced: Fridays, Apr 28 – June 16

To register online click here.

Crash Course in Hebrew

Part I: Tuesdays, May 2 – June 27
time: 7:00 – 8:50 p.m.

Part II: Tuesdays, May 2– June 27
time: 8:00 – 8:50 p.m.

To register online click here.

Know Your Tanach:
Elijah the Prophet


Sundays, June 18 - Aug 6
Time: 11 a.m. - Noon.
Cost: $60/member; $75/non-member

Click here to register online.

Basics in Judaism

Sunday mornings, (ongoing)
10 -11 a.m.
No charge - but registration is required


Please Phone or email to register.

Maimonides and the Mishneh Torah

Mondays, (ongoing)
7 - 9 p.m.
No charge - but registration a must


Systematically go through the Oral Tradition with this advanced class on Rambam's Mishneh Torah. Now beginning the book, Hilchot De'ot. Phone or email to register.

What's Bothering Rashi?

Thursdays, (ongoing)
Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
Cost: no cost

Delve into the weekly Torah portion through the starting point of "What's bothering Rashi?" Learn to understand the questions, contradictions and insights of the Torah. Registration by phone or email appreciated, but not necessary.

Parasha of the Week

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

Study the weekly Torah portion through the classical commentaries of Rashi, Maimonides,Ibn Ezra, Nachmanides, and more. Join anytime!