For 100 years, the Beth Tfiloh community has stayed true to its mission: Providing an inclusive, welcoming Jewish environment, embracing and engaging a religiously diverse community, and supporting and celebrating Israel. From its founding in 1921 as the first synagogue in Baltimore’s Forest Park neighborhood to its home today in Pikesville, Beth Tfiloh has always been on the forefront of religious innovation and inclusion that balances Jewish law and tradition with the challenges and opportunities of modern life. Explore our 100-year history here
Beth Tfiloh has established an unparalleled legacy as a nexus of Jewish life in Baltimore. As the largest Modern Orthodox congregation in North America, our synagogue fosters personal growth while creating a lifelong sense of belonging. Through our extraordinary clergy and educators, and world-renowned educational programming for children and adults, Beth Tfiloh’s impact extends far beyond Old Court Road.
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Beth Tfiloh celebrates the joy and love of Judaism within a caring community that strives to nurture every Jewish soul and embrace Jews from all levels of observance. Serving as a vibrant hub of the Baltimore Jewish Community, Beth Tfiloh has a rich offering of religious services, classes and year-round Jewish programming for children, families, young adults and seniors.
Beth Tfiloh continues to be a vibrant and growing Modern Orthodox congregation that is values-driven, financially sustainable, and open to all. Our diverse and visionary clergy attract a wide spectrum of Jews who mark Beth Tfiloh as “the center” for Jewish life in Baltimore. Our culture and our religious, educational and social programs inspire Jews to live better lives and shape a better world.
Joyful Inspiration • Meaningful Practice • Inclusiveness • Jewish learning • Israel and Peoplehood • Community • Generations