Jews need one another, and therefore congregations, to do primary religious acts that they should not, and probably cannot, do alone.  Doing primary religious acts is the only way we have of growing as Jews.  Consequently, it is also the only justification for the existence of a congregation.  

                                                                                        Rabbi Lawrence Kushner

Bolton Street Synagogue is an open Jewish community rooted in tradition. We are dedicated to fostering Jewish culture, learning, spirituality and social action in a participatory and intimate environment. 

Kindness, equality, inclusion, and a belief in the intrinsic worth of every human being are core elements of the Bolton Street culture. Whether you live in Baltimore or are just visiting this great American city, we invite you to visit us. Peruse our website. Come to a class, service or a social event. Chances are you’ll be happy you did.