• Worship With Us

    Join us for Shabbat services with beautiful music and meaningful prayer. We welcome Interfaith families, the LGBT community, visitors, and all generations… and we’re saving a seat for you too.

  • Engage With Us

    Have some fun, make a difference, and deepen relationships… the best way to make the most of our community is to get involved. From social action events to celebratory meals, you'll find something you love at Rodef Shalom.

  • Learn With Us

    We are lifelong learners, from childhood to golden years. Preschool, religious school, or adult education, there are always age-appropriate opportunities to learn at Rodef Shalom. 


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Sisterhood Remembrance Fund

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Would you like to honor someone special or a special occasion? Sisterhood’s Remembrance Fund is a great way to do just that! For every contribution, a card is sent to the honoree notifying them of the sender (but not the amount!).

Library Fund–$5*
Glick Children’s Library–$15**
Lippman Library–$25**
Restoration Fund–$10*

**single volume with bookplate

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Mazel Tov, Confirmants

Mark your calendars for a special Shabbat service on Friday, May 26, honoring our Confirmation students: 

Abby Adelman, Jordana Avigad, Karli Burgard, Sammy Nayhouse, & Reuben Swartz

Congregational Picnic

Celebrate 20 YEARS of early learning & play with The Family Center & Mimsie Leyton! Our lawn will be packed with FREE activities for the whole family!

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Jonathan Safran Foer

Bestselling & award-winning authour, Jonathan Safran Foer, will speak at Rodef Shalom for the paperback release of his newest novel, "Here I Am."


Soup & Challah Sale

Support Rodef Shalom Family Center activities and programs in a tasty way! Delicious soups are made with love by friends of the Family Center. 

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When you open the doors to Rodef Shalom, you’ll find a community that’s as vibrant and evolving as you are. You’ll discover a diverse congregation engaged in social issues, culture and learning – a congregation rediscovering Jewish values that give meaning and provide a strong foundation to face the challenges of contemporary life.

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