Upcoming Events
Shavuot May 19-21
Mah Jongg May 22
Intro to Kabbalah May 22
Knit & Knosh May 23
Adult Ed May 23
Talmud class May 24
Torah Yoga May 26
Mah Jongg May 29
Intro to Kabbalah May 29
Dinner Club May 29
Knit & Knosh May 30
Annual Congregational Meeting May 30
Talmud class May 31

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May 6, 13, 27

May 7, 14, 28

Doors open at 5 p.m.
Games start at 7 p.m.

Sunday: June 10
Monday: June 25

Sunday, May 20
Monday, May 21


Board of Trustees

Beth Sholom's Board of Trustees is the policy-making body for the congregation. The executive board—President, Vice Presidents of Administration, Finance, Building Operations, Membership, Youth and Education, Secretary—along with the 12 members-at-large, meet every other month to plan and make decisions regarding the community's policies and direction. Community members are welcome to attend board meetings and are encouraged to contact any board member for congregation-related information.

Executive Board

Dan Pearlman, president of administration
Elaine Neufeld, vice president of administration
Bobby Cantor, vice president of finance
Mark Vallon, vice president of house and grounds
Ellie Kinland, vice president of membership
Sharon Edelstein, vice president of youth and education
Mary Mogan-Vallon, secretary


Ezra Elkon
Josh Frederick
Barbara Fromer
Ricky Hirschhorn
Jenny Lazarus
Alissa Locke
Lois Loew
Liz Koozmin
Roz Nasher, sisterhood representative
Gerry Royston
Judi Spungen
Marcy Taylor

Meet Ilene Liszka
Ilene and her husband Joe have lived in Frederick for more than 30 years. Their four children attended religious school at Beth Sholom, became B'nai Mitzvah here and were active in Shoresh. Ilene has served on the board as a member-at-large and as second vice president, on the programming and publicity committees, attends Shoresh adult education classes and regularly attends Shabbat morning services. Ilene encourages all to take advantage of the spiritual, cultural and social offerings at Beth Sholom.