Am HaTorah is a close-knit Orthodox synagogue where all Jews are welcome. We hold regular Shabbat and Holiday services, as well as classes on traditional Jewish texts and Hebrew reading and comprehension. Am HaTorah is affiliated with the Orthodox Union (OU) and the Rabbinical Council of Greater Washington.

Am HaTorah is a dynamic group of thinking and talented professionals, engaging themselves in understanding Torah philosophy, ethics and concepts through open and honest dialog.

Am HaTorah Congregation is located at 7609 Marbury Road, Bethesda, MD 20817 (new location since 2014)

For questions or further information, contact us:
- Rabbi Yehoshua Singer (301-229-2751 or
- Mr. Alan Dorfman, Shul President (301-654-5818 or

The Lunch and Learn with the Rabbi, discussing Timely Lessons from the Weekly Torah Portion is scheduled to resume next Friday, February 6th.

We are pleased to announce the inauguration of the Am Hatorah Cultural Committee. Join us for a guided tour of The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art on Sunday February 8th from 12:30 - 2:00 pm at the American Art Museum. Click here to see the flyer and click here for more information. The tour is free but space is limited so please email us to register in advance.

The Women's Jewish Book Club is scheduled to meet on Monday February 9th at 8:30 pm at the shul. The discussion will be about The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal.

The Wednesday night Gemara class is scheduled to meet at 7:15 pm in the shul.

January 30-31, 2015
Friday, January 30th
Candle Lighting 5:09 p.m.
Earliest Time to Recite Shema 6:18 p.m.
Shabbos, January 31st
Chovos Halevavos / Jewish Philosophy Class 8:45 a.m.
Shacharis 9:15 a.m.
Latest Time to Recite Shema 9:49 a.m.
Mincha 4:45 p.m.
Pirkei Avos Class 5:30 p.m.
Shabbos Ends 6:19 p.m.