Open Dor

Welcome to Open Dor

Open Dor is a non-profit 501(c)3 foundation that reaches out to unaffiliated and marginally active Jews, as well as to non-Jews who are part of the Jewish family through marriage to a Jew or through Jewish ancestry, aiming to increase their participation in Jewish learning and culture.


A lively discussion-based intro to Jewish life

5 sessions, beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 pm

Location convenient to the Red Line - free parking

If you are:

  • considering conversion
  • Jewish with a non-Jewish partner (both welcome!)
  • a Hebrew school dropout or no-show
  • of Jewish ancestry, wanting to explore your heritage
  • just Jewishly curious, whether Jewish or not


Holiday Observances:

Interaction of Jewish and Surrounding Cultures


6 Tuesday mornings at 10, starting Nov. 1


6 Wednesday evenings at 7:30, starting Nov. 2

Scolnic classes at Congregation Beth El 301-652-2606


Personal Guidance available for your Jewish Journey

       Conversion • Counseling • Teaching • Life cycle events

Questions? or 240-395-0454

Rabbi Avis Miller

President, Open Dor Foundation, Inc.