Upcoming Events
Mah Jongg Feb. 20
Knit & Knosh Feb. 21
Intro to Kabbalah Feb. 21
Adult Ed Feb. 22
Dinner Club Feb. 22
Purim Bash Feb. 24
PJ Library Feb. 25
Purim Carnival Feb. 25
Mah Jongg Feb. 27
Intro to Kabbalah Feb. 27
Knit & Knosh Feb. 28
Family Megillah reading Feb. 28
Full Megillah reading Feb. 28
Megillah reading, Seudah March 1

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Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25

Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26

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

Sunday: Feb. 18
Monday: March 12


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.