Kemp Mill Synagogue
Welcome to KMS!
Welcome to Kemp Mill Synagogue. We are a Modern Orthodox Synagogue located in Silver Spring, Maryland, outside of Washington, DC. Founded in 1990, KMS is committed to Limud Torah, meaningful Tefillah, Medinat Yisrael and a vibrant youth program.
Honoring Rabbi and Dr. Joanie Bieler
The KMS community (adults and children!) is making a siyum on the entire Tanach in honor of Rabbi and Dr. Joanie Bieler. Nearly 100 households have signed up to learn a large or small section of Tanach. Look for more information about siyum events coming soon.
Yom Ha'Atzmaut: Celebrating 67 Years of Israel’s Independence! We have the special privilege of marking this special holiday as a community in several different ways and we encourage you to find the best observance for your family. Click here to learn more
KMS Scholar in Residence Weekend
KMS welcomes Professor David Flatto at the May 2-3 Scholar in Residence Weekend. Professor Flatto is an associate professor of law, religion, and history at Penn State Law, who has also taught at Hebrew University Law School and YU. He will speak three times on Shabbat: after the 8:45 minyan on "What is Special about Jewish Law?', at 6:30 pm on "The Omer Festival: Recovering a Lost Holiday and its Surprising Roots" and between Mincha and Maariv on "Israel and Egypt: Alternate Perspectives in Second Temple and Rabbinic Literature."
KMS's Yoetzet Halacha Bracha Rutner
returns for a visit on May 8-9. She will speak on Shabbat afternoon to give an update on the Rabbinical Council of America's (RCA) Committee on the Conversion Process. In addition, Bracha will be leading several programs aimed at KMS youth over the weekend. Watch for more details.
Today's Sefirah Count Is 21
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|Shabbat, Apr 25|
|Sunday, May 3|