Our clergy welcomes you. It’s our hope that you, whether a new or seasoned member, feel welcome here at Temple Rodef Shalom. Learn more about who we are here.

Welcome to TRS/VC – our new virtual community! Social distancing does not mean social isolation. Click here to learn more about what is in the works for helping our community stay in touch, stay connected, stay engaged, and stay together as we move through these unsettling times.

GMU History Professor Dr. Meredith Lair will discuss legacies of the Vietnam War and  consider the war metaphor currently being deployed to describe the global pandemic. RSVP Here

Join our series with the movie, The Rabbi’s Cat. The story takes place in the Jewish community of Algeria during the 1920’s. One day a rabbi finds that his talking parrot has been eaten by his cat and that the cat has gained the ability to speak in human tongues. RSVP Here

Click here to share in a traditional Festival evening service celebrating Shavuot. Afterwards, participate in a Shavuot Study and Learn with clergy and special guest, Alexandra Casser, a local soferet (female scribe). RSVP Here for the Study and Learn.

Welcome to TRS/VC – our new virtual community! Social distancing does not mean social isolation. Click here to learn more about what is in the works for helping our community stay in touch, stay connected, stay engaged, and stay together as we move through these unsettling times.

TRS is currently operating as a “virtual” congregation. Visit our Virtual Community website for our latest virtual opportunities and resources.

To access our new Virtual Community website and calendar, please CLICK HERE

Please click the Donate button below to donate to our Emergency Covid-19 Fund to help our vulnerable members.



We Did It!

A Home for the Future of Judaism

Our Capital Campaign to build A Home for the Future of Judaism has ended, and we made our goal of $16,000,000! What a ride it has been!

Thank you to the 1,118 members who pledged, made gifts and brought us to this happy conclusion. We set out with a vision and an ambitious goal, and together we did it. The majority of our congregation participated in this enormous undertaking: a truly communal achievement. Thank you!

What a generous, responsive and responsible community we have! So very grateful for all the gifts – small, large and in between – that brought us to this shehechyanu moment.

Building Project

Learn more about the building project – click here!

Capital Campaign Donor List

We are creating a FINAL alphabetized list of all donors to our Capital Campaign, A Home for the Future of Judaism. Click here to see the full list.

Please let us know immediately if your gift to the Campaign is not recognized here (unless you asked to be anonymous), by calling Hannah Moore at 703-676-3867 or sending an email to hmoore@templerodefshalom.org. Thank you!

TRS Tents

TRS Tents is an innovative way to help our members connect with each other and enjoy shared interests and activities. Any TRS member can propose a Tent activity or participate in one.

New groups have recently formed for amateur genealogists, writers, and photographers. As members come up with new and different Tent ideas, more groups are forming all the time. Check your weekly Temple e-letter and Connection to learn of new opportunities to participate.

Do you have a great idea for a Tent? Contact Cookie Mandell, Director of Membership Engagement, by email to share your idea!

Click here for additional information.