Bolton Street Synagogue

Bolton Street Synagogue, a member of the Union for Reform Judaism, is an inclusive home for the diverse Baltimore community. Led by Rabbi Andy Gordon, we are known for our openness to inquiry and debate, our culture of Jewish innovation, our commitment to social justice in the city of Baltimore, and our uncommon warmth.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at Bolton Street Synagogue. We pride ourselves in our embrace of interfaith families, Jews by choice, LGBTQIA+ members, and Jews of Color, all of whom are well-represented and well-loved in the Bolton Street family. Recently, our congregation campaigned actively for racial justice; marched at Baltimore Pride; and partnered with our interfaith allies around justice and equity issues in Baltimore City. At this moment, our leadership is working on “Not Free to Desist,” a more intentional focus on inclusivity for Black Jews and non-Black Jews of Color as well as ensuring a sense of belonging for all who come through our doors.


The Bolton Street Synagogue building is closed for programming, services, and events until we can safely navigate reopening. We continue to hold meaningful services and engaging programs. If you are interested in joining us remotely, please email Administrators, Justine Abel or Monica Blum, to receive Zoom links. All of our services are also live on our Facebook page. More information about our current Covid-19 protocols: Indoor Events and Outdoor Events.