Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advisory

As you may be aware, Governor Larry Hogan issued an executive order for the state of Maryland on Monday, March 23, in an attempt to further prevent the spread of a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Maryland. The Temple Adas Shalom leadership and staff understand the importance of gathering as a congregation for worship and learning. Rest assured that we are closely monitoring the current advice of our governing agencies, and we are adjusting to meet these guidelines. Your safety and well-being will continue to remain our first concern.

Temple Adas Shalom recommends that you continue to follow basic hand and cough hygiene, as well as physical (social) distancing as recommended by the CDC.

As of now, we are operating on a virtual service schedule to comply with Maryland’s executive order and our building is closed to the public.

Services scheduled for the next several weeks are available through live-stream ONLY; Zoom links for upcoming services are below this alert.

Based on the announcement made on March 25 extending the closure of all Maryland public schools, the HJC Early Learning Center will remain closed until April 24. As a reminder, HJC Early Learning follows the Harford County Public School schedule.

For our Kehillah MAGNET Religious School program, we have canceled all in-person classes and will be continuing with a virtual education held through Zoom live-streaming. Links will be emailed to parents each week.

Live Streaming Information

The following is a list of services that we have planned for live streaming with the appropriate links.


Thursday, April 9
Live Streaming starts at 6:00 pm
Services will be led by Rabbi John Franken
Meeting ID: 739 698 652
One tap mobile: +19294362866,,739698652# US (New York)
Dial by location: +1 929 436 2866 US (New York)

Saturday, April 11
Live Streaming starts at 10:30 am
Service will be led by Rabbi John Franken
Meeting ID: 591 188 188
One tap mobile: +19294362866,,591188188# US (New York)
Dial by your location: +1 929 436 2866 US (New York)

Building 3

Welcome To Temple Adas Shalom


Shalom and welcome to Temple Adas Shalom – The Harford Jewish Center. We offer a friendly and relaxed environment for all Jews and interfaith families. The wide range of programs and activities provide many opportunities to add meaning to our lives and share pleasant experiences with friends and neighbors of the Jewish community.

As the only full-service congregation between west Baltimore and Newark, DE, HJC draws its members not only from Harford County, but also from Cecil County, northwest Delaware, and eastern parts of Baltimore County. We have a membership of approximately 160 families.

We celebrated our 61st Anniversary in November 2016. Our purpose is to build a strong and vibrant Jewish Community, providing for the spiritual well-being of our members today, and the foundation for the Jewish community in this region in the future.

We invite you to join us for an upcoming event or service and learn more about what makes Temple Adas Shalom the center for Jewish life in the greater Baltimore area.

Featured Services & Events