Welcome to Congregation B'nai Tzedek

  • Welcome!

    Welcome to our B'nai Tzedek website. B'nai Tzedek is a vibrant congregation and we invite you to come and enjoy our educational programming for all ages, our worship services and fabulous kiddush lunches, and our social action and social programming.

  • Community

    B'nai Tzedek is a community of communities, and members of our Sisterhood, Brotherhood and Hazak invite you to join in their activities as well. At B'nai Tzedek, our congregants young and old make lifelong friendships and care for each other.

  • Youth Education

    Our nursery school provides great developmental programming for babies thorugh pre-K, and our religious school is a highly innovative educational and social center for our children from K to 12.

  • A Caring Community

    We take seriously the commandment to Tikun Olam, repair the world. Here, our students talk about the Shoah with a survivor.

  • Learn @ CBT

    With our many adult classes and programs every congregant can find an activity to engage and enlighten us.

  • We Have Fun!

    We like to party, we enjoy music and we make the holidays come alive. Here is a photo from our annual Purim Festival.


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Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 12:30pm
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Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 6:30pm

Rabbi's Message

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Congregation B'nai Tzedek. We are a vibrant, unique and dynamic synagogue, which is proud of the wide variety of programs and activities we offer.  We are a Conservative congregation affiliated with the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism.

Permeating the atmosphere is the warm feeling of community, evident at our worship services and in the ways that members help and care for each other in times of need. We offer excellent educational programs for both children and adults as well as a myriad of opportunities to do Tikun Olam and to come together for socializing.  We are a community of communities, with many groups such as Brotherhood, Sisterhood and Hazak, and we welcome you into our family.

Please click here for information on how to contact me or any of our staff.


B'nai Tzedek News

Passover Resources

Rabbinic Assembly Passover Guide for 5775

Laws & Customs Regarding Chamez

Instructions & Prayers for Searching for Chametz


On Mitzvah Day We…

Cooked for Shelters, Packed Snack Bags for Manna Food Center, Cleaned Up Cabin John Park, Planted Flowers for the Residents of Group Homes and Hebrew Home, Decorated Tzedakah Boxes and Cards for those in need, Created Blankets for Chemo Patients

…and so much more!  Thank you to all who came out to help do Good Deeds!  Click here to watch a video of CBT families in action at Mitzvah Day.


Thank you to all who came to our raucous 2015 Purim celebrations.  Click here to watch a video of Michelle Levy singing the Purim song.  Click here to see a video of the "Motown Megillah" Shpiel.


On November 20, 2014, the B'nai Tzedek Board of Directors voted to fund our innovative Community Builders program for 2 more years, through the 2016-2017 school year.  The Board allocated $185,000 to fund the program for the 2015-2016 school year and $225,000 to fund the program for the 2016-2017 school year, which will permit both 50% tuition subsidies on the core day tuition to families in our preschool who are eligible and become Community Builders (in exchange for a commitment to perform 10 hours/month of meaningful activities within CBT), and overall reductions in tuition and fees for all families for the next two school years.  For further information, please contact the synagogue office or the preschool office.  We anticipate commencing registration for the 2015-2016 school year in late December, at which time we will share preliminary tuition pricing.  We are very excited about the continuation of this new initiative and hope our current families will help spread the word to friends and family. Click here to read an article from the January 16, 2014 issue of The Washington Jewish Week on B'nai Tzedek's new program.   

GECC 2015-16 Enrollment is now open! Click here for enrollment applications and descriptions of our full day options.  

The Bernice and Mannie Rabovsky Religious School registration for 2014-2015 is open!

Please check this space whenever there is a question about the impact of inclement weather on our programming. 

Please contact the synagogue office for a copy of Cantor Kapell's CD Tefillah B'Yachad (Together We Pray), a collection of Shabbat melodies.  The CD is available free of charge to all B'nai Tzedek members.