Rabbis Josh and Daria Jacobs-Velde

Rabbis Josh and Daria Jacobs-Velde

Welcome to Oseh Shalom! We look forward to getting to know you. For those who are exploring avenues for connecting Jewishly, come explore with us! There are myriad paths to overall vitality and as well as connection to oneself, others, and the world around us. Judaism offers support and guidance toward the goal of living a full, deep life. We look forward to walking this path with you and offering guidance. We will explore multiple access points to building connections to make this world the best it can be. Check out this YouTube video to get a quick look inside Oseh Shalom at Hanukkah.  Learn more about us and our approach to Judaism.
Bivrakha/ Blessings, Rabbi Daria and Rabbi Josh

Our Mission: Oseh Shalom is a vibrant, inclusive Reconstructionist synagogue in Laurel, Maryland, with members from Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George’s counties and beyond. We celebrate Jewish life through prayer, learning, social action and community with a strong musical tradition.

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Come to Oseh Shalom to renew and enrich your spirit and connect with Jewish roots. Join us Friday, Saturday or Holy Days for a spiritual, joyful, musical experience more


Oseh Shalom wants learning to be a lifelong pursuit for its community members. We offer a broad range of educational options for toddlers through seniors more

Social Action

Our community is committed to healing the world by helping members in need and our local and world communities.  It take a village, join ours and make a difference more

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