Shirat HaNefesh: Song of the Soul
An Independent Synagogue Community

Welcome to Shirat HaNefesh!

Coming Up:

– Tuesday, May 30: Shavuot Tikkun with Tifereth Israel and Ohev Shalom, starting at 10 p.m.  See the draft program here.


Weekly Shabbat Morning Services, 9:30-Noon

Friday Night Services in June:

– June 9 with Kolot HaLev
– June 23, with potluck dinner


- Saturday, June 24:   Shabbat of Transitions — Celebrating Job Changes and Retirement

– Sunday, June 25, 10 a.m.  Annual Community Meeting and Picnic


Sign Up to Host an Oneg or Kiddush HERE.

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Searching for a New Jewish Home?

Shirat HaNefesh (Song of the Soul) is a “come as you are” Jewish community drawing folks from Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Bethesda, Rockville, Potomac, and D.C.

Soulful, spiritual; singing together; intimate, informal, accepting, laid-back. …we attract seekers from all backgrounds. If you’re Jewish, or interested in Judaism, perhaps part of an interfaith family, and want to try things on for size – this is the place.

We fill our services with beautiful music, led by our extraordinary hazzan (cantor) and rabbi, and consider no question too foolish to ask. Bring your cup of coffee and your kids – we delight in their presence – you’ll never be “shushed” with us!

All who are “on a Jewish path” are welcome. Shirat HaNefesh is home to a diverse range of individuals and families, including interfaith and LGBTQ singles and families.

Check out our religious school! Please visit us any Shabbat morning, 10:30-12:00 noon, when school is in session (check our online calendar).

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