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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.

Most classes offered on-site and online with Zoom, unless otherwise noted.
Those who attend events in person must be fully vaccinated for the protection of all.

books on a shelfMe'am Loez, Talmud & Jewish Law

Mon-Fri, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
with Rabbi Yaacov Benamou
No Charge


Daily study from Me'am Loez (The Torah Anthology) - Book of Joshua, Talmud - Tractate Pesachim, and Jewish Law from Kitzur Shulchan Aruch. Register via email to office@jewishroc.org to receive Zoom link.

CompassJourney Through the Tanach: The Book of Chronicles I

Sundays, Oct. 3 - Nov.  21,
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
with Rabbi Yaacov Benamou
$60 basic members, $75 nonmembers, Gold/Silver members free  


Travel through the world of the prophets in the books of the Tanach. Our current journey is in the Book of Chronicles I. Register online here. Email office@jewishroc.org to receive Zoom link.

Classic_KabbalahClassic Kabbalah: The Jewish Concept of Soul

Sundays, Oct. 3 - Nov.  21,
11:00 a.m. - Noon
with Rabbi Yaacov Benamou
$60 basic members, $75 nonmembers, Gold/Silver members free  


Explore the Jewish concept of soul through the teachings of the Talmud, Mishnah, and Kabbalah. Register online here. Email office@jewishroc.org to receive Zoom link.

CompassSefer HaChinuch: The Book of Mitzvot

Sundays, Oct. 3 - Nov.  21,
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
with Rabbi Yudi Benamou
No Charge 


Methodical exploration of the classic Book of Mitzvot, one mitzvah at a time! To register email office@jewishroc.org and receive Zoom link.

Talmud Study: Ketubot

Mondays, 7:30-9:00 p.m. - Ongoing
No Charge

Advanced Talmud study with Rabbi Yudi Benamou. This ongoing class is currently studying from Tractate Ketubot. Register via email to office@jewishroc.org to receive Zoom link.

Parasha of the Week: Weekly Torah Portion - Tuesday

Tuesdays, Ongoing
7:30-9:00 p.m
with Rabbi Yaacov Benamou
No Charge

Inspiration from the weekly Torah portion with insight from classical commentators including Rashi, Maimonides, Ramban, and more! Register via email to office@jewishroc.org to receive Zoom link.
Parasha of the Week: Weekly Torah Portion - Shabbat

Shabbat, Ongoing
2:30 p.m.
No Charge

The weekly parasha with insights and analysis from Judaism's classical commentators in the second part of this weekly Torah Portion class.

Advanced KabbalahAdvanced Kabbalah

Wednesdays, Oct. 6 - Nov.  24,
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
with Rabbi Yaacov Benamou
$60 basic members, $75 nonmembers, Gold/Silver members free  


Explore the Jewish concept of meditation and its use in Kabbalah to bring nearness to the Almighty. Register online here. Email office@jewishroc.org to receive Zoom link.

CompassThe Ramchal: Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto

Thursdays, Oct. 7 - Nov.  18,
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
with Rabbi Yaacov Benamou
No Charge  


Delve into the Ramchal's quintessential texts on Jewish ethics: The Path of the Just and The Way of God. Each class is divided into two parts with one hour devoted to each book. Email office@jewishroc.org to receive Zoom link.