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6th and I Historic Synagogue
Adas Israel

B'nai Israel Congregation  
Beth El Hebrew Congregation (VA)
City of Fairfax Regional Library
Clara Barton Community Center
Congregation Beth El (MD)
Congregation Har Shalom
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (JCCGW)
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
The Jewish Museum of Maryland
Magen David Sephardic Congregation
Martin Luther King Library
Olam Tikvah
Potomac Community Center

Temple Beth Ami
Tikvat Israel Congregation

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

 

6th and I Historic Synagogue
600 I Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
http://www.sixthandi.org/
(202) 408-3100
  

  • By Metro:
    Exit the Red Line at Gallery Place/Chinatown, which is at the corner of 7th and H Streets. Walk one block east to 6th Street, then one block north to I St.
     
  • From Virginia:
    Come into D.C. via the 14th Street bridge, stay on 14th Street to I Street NW, turn right on I Street and go 8 blocks to 6th Street NW.
     
  • From Maryland:
    Come into DC via Massachusetts Avenue to 6th Street NW, turn right on 6th Street for one block to I Street NW.
     

Adas Israel
2850 Quebec Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
http://www.adasisrael.org/
(202) 362-4433

  • By Metro:
    The congregation is conveniently located 2 blocks north of the Red Line Metro, Cleveland Park Station.
     
  • From the Beltway (I-495):
    Adas Israel Congregation is located at the corner of Connecticut Avenue and Porter Street in Northwest Washington, DC, approximately five miles from the Connecticut Avenue (south) Exit on the 495 Beltway. (Going south on Connecticut Avenue, make a left onto Porter Street then the immediate next left onto Quebec Street.) There is a parking lot behind the building.
     
  • From Virginia:
    From Northern Virginia, take 395 North to Memorial Bridge, follow signs to Rock Creek Parkway. Exit Rock Creek Park at Porter Street, heading towards Connecticut Avenue. At the intersection of Porter Street, Connecticut Avenue and Quebec Street, turn right onto Quebec Street. Follow Quebec Street to parking lot located behind Adas Israel Congregation.
     

B'nai Israel Congregation
6301 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852
http://www.bnaiisraelcong.org/
(301) 881-6550

  • From the Beltway (I-495):
    Take I-270 North; stay right to "LOCAL EXITS". Take Montrose Road East towards Rockville. Stay on Montrose Rd. (bearing left) at split with Montrose Parkway. B'nai Israel is about one mile ahead on the left, at 6301 Montrose Rd.  

  • From Route 355 (Rockville Pike and Wisconsin Avenue):
    New Traffic Pattern - please read
     

Beth El Hebrew Congregation
3830 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
http://bethelhebrew.org/
(703) 370-9400

  • Take I-395 to the Seminary Road East exit and follow it past Alexandria Hospital, which is on the right. The Synagogue is also on the right about 3 blocks past the hospital.
     

City of Fairfax Regional Library
10360 North St.
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-293-6227
map


Clara Barton Community Center
7425 MacArthur Blvd
Cabin John, MD 20818
http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rectmpl.asp?url=/content/REC/recipix/Clara_cen.asp
(301) 229-0010

For All Directions Below:
(Directions from Google Maps)

After turning off of MacArthur Blvd., the Community Center is on the corner, then there is a school and then a parking lot and a gate for additional parking behind the school (which we will need to use and are permitted to use). Then we need to walk back around to the Community Center entrance (double-doors).

  • From Rockville:
    Take 270 to Falls Road. Exit going west on Falls, then left onto Wooton Parkway. At the second light, make a right onto Seven Locks Road, and follow it until it dead-ends on MacArthur Blvd. Turn left and go one half mile. Turn left on 75th Street, and then an immediate right into the community center.  
      

  • From Bethesda:
    Take either Wilson Lane or Goldsboro Road, and turn right on MacArthur Blvd. Turn right on 75th Street, and an immediate right into the community center.
     

  • From Northern Virginia:
    Take I-495 N/Capital Beltway toward Baltimore (crossing into Maryland over the American Legion Bridge). Take the Clara Barton Pkwy exit, EXIT 41, toward Carderock/Glen Echo. Take the ramp toward GLEN ECHO PARK/WASHINGTON. Merge onto Clara Barton Pkwy. Take the ramp toward Cabin John. Turn LEFT at the stop sign at the top of the ramp. Turn LEFT onto MacArthur Blvd . Turn right on 75th Street, and an immediate right into the community center.
     

Congregation Har Shalom
11510 Falls Road
Potomac, MD 20854
http://www.harshalom.org/
(301) 299-7087

  • From downtown Washington, DC:
    Go west on Massachusetts Avenue NW until it ends at Goldsboro Road Turn right on Goldsboro Road. Proceed 1/4 mile to next traffic light. Turn left at light onto River Road. Continue approximately 5.6 miles to traffic light at Falls Road. Turn right. Go approximately 2 miles. Har Shalom is on your left, past a fire station.
     
  • From Northern Virginia via Beltway (I-495):
    From the Beltway (I-495), take Exit 39 - River Road West, towards Potomac. Continue approximately 3 miles to traffic light at Falls Road. Turn right. Go approximately 2 miles. Har Shalom is on your left, past a fire station.
     
  • From Silver Spring via Beltway (I-495):
    From the Beltway, take Exit 35 - 270 North. Get off 270 at Montrose Road (Exit 4B - West) - past Seven Locks Road. Continue to end of Montrose Road. Turn left onto Falls Road. Har Shalom will be on your right, just after Glen Road, approximately 1.5 miles.
     
  • From Gaithersburg via I-270 South:
    From the local lanes, take Exit 5 - Falls Road (Rt. 189) South toward Potomac. Har Shalom will be on your right, just after Glen Road, approx 2.5 miles.

Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
http://www.jccgw.org/
6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 2085
301-881-0100

 

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, Virginia 22031
http://www.jccnv.org/
(703) 323-0880

  • Take I-495 (Capital Beltway) in Virginia to the Little River Turnpike (Route 236), Exit 52a. Head west, toward Fairfax, 1-1/2 miles to the traffic signal at Guinea Road. Turn right and proceed to the JCC parking lot ahead.
     

The Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD
http://www.jhsm.org/
(410) 732-6400

  • Take I-95 north toward Baltimore. Exit before the Fort McHenry Tunnel at Russell Street. Follow Russell Street as it twists and turns until you reach Pratt Street. Take a right on Pratt Street and continue east to Central Avenue. Turn left on Central Avenue and go one block north to Lombard Street. Turn left on Lombard and go one block to Lloyd Street. Turn right on Lloyd Street. The Museum will be on your right. Park on street.
     

Magen David Sephardic Congregation
11215 Woodglen Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
http://www.mdscbe.org/
(301) 770-6818

  • From Rockville Pike, turn west on Edson Lane (across from White Flint Mall).
    Go 1 block, turn right on Woodglen Drive.
     

Martin Luther King Library
901 G St. NW
Washington, DC  20001

The library is on G Street, between 9th and 10th streets.

Map: http://maps.google.com/?q=901 G St. NW, Washington, DC  20001

Metro: Take train to Metro Center or Gallery Place/Chinatown


Olam Tikvah
3800 Glenbrook Road
Fairfax, Virginia 22031
http://www.olamtikvah.org/
(703) 425-1880

  • From Rockville/Bethesda:
    Take I-495 south/west, passing Tysons Corner, etc. Take the first exit (#52A) to Rt. 236 West, Little River Turnpike. Go about 2 miles, passing the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia on the right at Guinea Rd. Go two streets further to Glenbrook Rd (past a large blue sign) and turn right. Approximately 1/2 mile on Glenbrook Rd, and after a Dead-end Street sign, turn left at a low stone wall with the Olam Tikvah sign in Hebrew. The parking lot is past the building.
     
  • From Inner Loop of I-495:
    Take I-495 north/east. Take Exit #52B to Rt 236 West, Little River Turnpike. Go about 2 miles, passing the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia on the right at Guinea Rd. Go two streets further to Glenbrook Rd (past a large blue sign) and turn right. Approximately 1/2 mile on Glenbrook Rd, and after a Dead-end Street sign, turn left at a low stone wall with the Olam Tikvah sign in Hebrew. The parking lot is past the building.


Potomac Community Center
11315 Falls Road
Potomac, MD
http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rectmpl.asp?url=/content/REC/recipix/Potomac.asp
(301) 983-4471
There is ample parking.

  • From Rockville/ Bethesda:
    From MD 355 turn west onto Old Georgetown Road. Make a right onto Democracy Blvd. and Continue west past Montgomery Mall. Turn right onto Falls Road (MD 189). The Potomac Community Center will be on your right, after the Bells Mill Rd traffic light.
     
  • From Washington, DC:
    Massachusetts Avenue to Goldsboro Road. Make a right. At the intersection with River Road, make a left and continue on River to I 495 North. Get into left lanes towards I-270. Exit at Democracy Blvd. Continue west past Montgomery Mall. Turn right onto Falls Road (MD 189). The Potomac Community Center will be on your right, after the Bells Mill Rd traffic light.
     
  • From Baltimore:
    South on I 695 South to I-95. At exit 27, go west on I-495 (Capital Beltway). At exit 35, go north on I-270 (towards Fredrick). At exit 4 take ramp to Montrose Rd WEST. Go 2.3 miles and turn left on Falls Road. (MD 189). Drive 1.4 miles. The Potomac Community Center will be on your left.
     
  • From Virginia:
    Go North East on I-495 (Capital Beltway). Enter Maryland and follow signs to I-270 North. Exit at Democracy Blvd. Continue west past Montgomery Mall. Turn right on Falls Road (MD 189). The Potomac Community Center will be on your right, after the Bells Mill Rd traffic light.
     

Temple Beth Ami
14330 Travilah Road
Rockville, MD

From the South & East:

  • Take I-495 (Washington Beltway) to I-270 North toward Frederick.
  • Take Exit 6B Route 28 West toward Darnestown & move into the left lane.
  • At the 4th traffic light, turn left onto Darnestown Road.
  • Continue past 4 more traffic lights and at the 5th, turn left onto Travilah Road.
  • Temple Beth Ami is the second driveway on the right, 14330 Travilah Road.

From the North:

  • Take I-270 South toward Washington.
  • Take Exit 8 - Shady Grove Road and at the end of the exit ramp, turn right at the traffic light onto Shady Grove Road.
  • Continue to the 4th traffic light and turn right onto Darnestown Road.
  • Turn left at the 3d traffic light onto Travilah Road.
  • Temple Beth Ami is the second driveway on the right, 14330 Travilah Road.

Tikvat Israel Congregation
2200 Baltimore Road
Rockville, MD 20851
http://www.tikvatisrael.org/

(301) 762-7338

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW
Washington, DC 20006
http://www.ushmm.org/
(202) 488-0400

  • Metro: Smithsonian (Blue, Orange lines)
    Public transportation is strongly advised as public parking is very limited. The Metro stop is Smithsonian (orange/blue lines), one block from the Museum. The Metro stations and the route to the Museum via subway are accessible to wheelchair users. Follow subway directions to the Museum at Independence Ave. and 14th St.


                          
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