Chizuk Amuno Congregation is more than a synagogue. We are more than a collection of spaces and an assemblage of people. We are a living, breathing, growing institution – more than the sum of daily prayer services and religious festivals, affiliate groups and community service programs. We are more than our educational offerings – more than a preschool, a day school, a religious school and high school enrichment programs. We are more than a center for adult education. We are more than a museum. We are all these things. More than that, we are a place where members, wherever they are in their journey as Jews, are invited to participate, to celebrate, and to explore what it means to live a Jewish life in relationship to God.
With a long history of service to the Baltimore Jewish community, Chizuk Amuno is an egalitarian, Conservative congregation, a founding member of the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism and a strong supporter of the Jewish Theological Seminary.
What defines us is a living commitment to Jewish practice. A Conservative synagogue, we observe Jewish law in our daily lives. We worship together. We read Torah. We find meaning in the spiritual experiences of ritual, tradition, and prayer, in text and in song. We ponder the future of Judaism, of the Jewish people, and of the world.
Each of us finds strength in belonging to this community. As a congregation under the leadership of senior Rabbi Ron Shulman, we aspire to become a model of what the greater society ought to be.