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ROsh Hashanah - Kol Mevasar

Check out the  Rosh Hashanah issue of Kol Mevaser. It includes a D'var Torah from Rabbi Weinberg on Tashlich, informative articles and our annual Rosh Hashanah greetings from members and local businesses.

Welcome to KMS!

Check Out Photos from the recent Tovelling and Ice Cream event  here.

Chaim & Sabine Himmelfarb
Mel & Anita Plotinsky
Gadi & Jaclyn Rozmaryn

Click here to see a video of the 5777 KMS GALA DINNER


This Sunday, October 22, 8:00 PM: KMS Rosh Chodesh Women’s Series: Come spend the evening with Elana Weinberg in honor of Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan, as we “Fall Into Color” with Devorah Malka Gilbert of DM Jewelry, at the home of Tamar Teitelbaum, 916 Annmore Drive. $10 materials fee payable at the door. For women of all ages. See flyer.

Shabbat, November 4, 4:30 pm: “Israel--Modern Challenges” presented by Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Tzipi Hotovely. See more detail.

Shabbat, November 5, 9:35 am: Guest Speaker, Rabbi Menachem Leibtag: “Themes in our Siddur– that reflect the key themes of Chumash” Co-sponsored by Limmud Torah Maryland.

Shabbat, November 11, Guest Speaker, Rabbi Hanoch Teller.

Sunday, November 12, 9:30-11:00 am: Garden of Remembrance informational breakfast at KMS.

Saturday Night, November 18, 7:30-10:00 pm: “Remembering Rabin,” featuring the documentary, The Prime Ministers: Soldiers & Peacemakers, & remarks by David Makovsky, who traveled with Prime Minister Rabin from 1992-95 as a reporter for the Jerusalem Post. The program is free & open to the community. Click here for more details.

Youth UpCOMING Events

This Sunday, October 22, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, KMS is hosting a Parshat Noach Petting Zoo! See flyer here

Motzei Shabbat, October 28, KMS is co-sponsoring a Parshat Lech-Lecha Night of Chess & Checkers at Shomrai. See details here.

Sunday, November 5, 1:00 pm-2:30 pm, Middle School & Teen BBQ with Rabbi Weinberg. RSVP by October 31st here. See flyer here

KMS Marketplace

KMS is partnering with JWines to provide our members an easy way to donate 5% of your total purchase to KMS at no additional cost to you. Please go to and use the code KMS at checkout to donate 5% of your purchase to the shul.

KMSynagogue members can help the synagogue raise funds at no additional cost to members, when they purchase from Judaica Webstore at this link. JudaicaWebstore pays KMS 10% of any sales. Members can also get a 10% discount on orders over $100, using code JWG_10.

Please frequent LookSharp Cleaners and mention KMS, 10% of your order will be donated to KMS.
LookSharp cleaners is located at 12353 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20902

Coffee offer

We hope you enjoyed the coffee over Shavuot, generously sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company (CBRC).  CBRC has offered a 10% discount on any online retail offering with the code "Shavuot2017".  See and link to Retail Offerings.

KMS and their Shavuot Coffee Bar made the Washington Jewish Week.  Click here to read the article: Java Nagila: Kemp Mill Synagogue finds a coffee — and a sponsor — fit for Shavuot.


View the slideshow from KMS's Gordon Lederman z"l Chesed day!! 


See the video of the Azkara here.

General information

Sefer Minhagim

The updated Sefer Minhagim can be found here.

5778 Seder Hayom
The updated High Holiday Seder Hayom booklet can be found here.

Prayer for the Welfare of the Government
The prayer for the Welfare of Government of the United States of America can be found here.

KMS Office is Hiring

View the job description for an Executive Director. Please submit resumes and cover letters to

Cheryl Stern Community Kelim Mikvah

The Cheryl Stern Community Kelim Mikvah located at YISE, is open. There are still plenty of bricks on the path that may be dedicated. Please see the attached form or go to to dedicate a brick.


Sun, October 22 2017 2 Cheshvan 5778