Tzedek Isaiah Update

Tzedek Isaiah: Our Freedom to Vote and Racial Justice Campaigns On July 28, Jewish leaders across Maryland organized a meeting with the staff of Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin to lobby in support of the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. This was part of an effort […]

New Dates for TI Anniversary Events

It has been a year since our 50th Anniversary celebration was forced to shut down due to the COVID pandemic. We, sadly, had to put all of our many activities on hold, hoping that some day we would be able to resume planning and eventually take up from where we left off. Barring any unforeseen […]

Re-opening Plans

As we map out the spring and summer months, we want to share our plan for welcoming you back to our Shabbat Service and Temple programming. This is a working plan, and we will continue to make smart decisions following the science. Our COVID-19 Task Force, which includes, staff, lay leaders, and medical professionals, has […]

Welcome Back to Outdoor Shabbat

The clergy is excited to welcome everyone back to participate in Friday night services this summer where we will be physically distanced but spiritually together outdoors. For those who cannot join us in person, the services will be streamed as usual on Zoom. Join us on: Fridays, August 14, 21, 28 (Family Service) and September 4 All […]

Broadway comes to Temple Isaiah!

Until it’s safe to reopen Temple Isaiah’s building and get our programming back on track, our auxiliary groups have been adding some amazing programs to the regular social and educational offerings from TI staff. The Renaissance Group and TI Sisterhood have each scheduled an evening of music, with Broadway star Josh Davis on July 8, […]

They Look Like Our Kind of People

by Ellen Strichartz I’m willing to admit that coming to Temple Isaiah was Stan’s idea and I fought him all the way! We had moved to Columbia four days before Rosh Hashanah in 1976. Because we were both raised as Conservative/Orthodox Jews, we made arrangements to attend the Conservative congregation for the High Holidays. Unfortunately, […]