Our synagogue is named after the traditional description of the Jewish people Kneseth Israel. Our religious mission is to live up to our name and have our Congregation be a spiritual home for all Jews.
Located in Annapolis, we have served the Jewish community longer than any other synagogue in Anne Arundel County.
We welcome Jews of all affiliations, and invite you to join us for a warm, fulfilling service. New to the area or planning to move here? Please contact our office to assist you with locating realtors and housing.
SAVE THE DATE! October 25th at 4:30pm Gala Dinner to Recognize Congregation Kneseth Israel & Our Most Influential Rabbis
What's Happening at Kneseth Israel
Join us for the High Holy Days in 5776
Please join us for a warm and uplifting experience for Rosh Hashanah, Sunday through Tuesday, September 13-15 and Yom Kippur, Tuesday through Wednesday, September 22-23. You may purchase your seats now for the 2015/5776 High Holy Day services at Congregation Kneseth Israel by clicking here for your Seating Request Form and Letter. Payment Online is available below or by mailing your remittance with your Seating Request Form. ***Whether paying Online or by mail, we must receive your filled out Seating Request Form via e-mail or US Mail.
Jewish Education Center of Anne Arundel County A great first year in 2014-2015 at Congregation Kneseth Israel. Information is upcoming on the 2015-2016 school year.
"Our children have very positive feelings towards Judaism and their sense of Jewish identity.” -Ellyn Kaufman, Director of the Jewish Education Center
Please check out the December edition of Congregation Kneseth Israel's monthly newsletter The Koleinu (Our Voice) by clicking here.
Good Times at Kneseth Israel: "Hands on Shabbat"
Filmed before the start of Shabbat, Rabbi Weisblum leads a spirited group of children with song and dance. "Hands on Shabbat" takes place on the second and fourth Friday of each month at 6:30 PM.
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VARIETY OF SERVICES INCLUDE :
Services each morning and evening, Shabbat, and holidays
A nursery school for children ages 2, 3, and 4 and a daycare
Hebrew School for youngsters aged 5 through 14
Youth Services and Hands on Shabbat
Bar and Bat Mitzvah Training
Regular Bible study, "Lunch & Learn", and Talmud classes
Facilities Rentals to both Members and non-Members
Annapolis Now has an Eruv
Click here to get a full size map of Annapolis's new eruv. A status update will appear on this page every Friday afternoon after inspection.
Donate a Koren Siddur Honor or Memory of a Loved One
Consider purchasing a beautiful Koren Siddur to donate to Congregation Kneseth Israel -- only $36.00. Please click here to download an order form. Online purchase can be made below.
KI Cemetery Beautification Project
Established in the 1930s, Congregation Kneseth Israel has the only Jewish cemetery in Anne Arundel County located at 101 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD . There is currently a project to clean and beautify the headstones. Please consider honoring a departed loved one with your contribution towards this project. For more information about this project, please click here, and click here for the donation form. Thank you.
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