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Congregation Beth El
8215 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

From Washington, DC

  • Go north on Wisconsin Avenue
  • Make a diagonal left onto Old Georgetown Road (MD-187 West) in downtown Bethesda at the intersection with East-West Highway 
  • Go approximately one mile
  • Congregation Beth El is on your right at the light for Huntington Parkway

From the Beltway (495)

  • From the Beltway (495), exit at Old Georgetown Road (exit 36)
  • Follow the exit ramp South towards Bethesda
  • Continue on Old Georgetown Road for a 1 3/4 miles
  • Congregation Beth El is on your left at the light for Huntington Parkway


If you use Google Maps, Live Local, or Mapquest with the actual address of 8215 Old Georgetown Road, the location is shown about half a block south of the actual location.


Our parking lot has limited capacity.  Parking is prohibited against yellow curbs and only vehicles with the appropriate tags may use handicapped accessible spaces.  If the lot is full please by advised that:

    Residential steet parking is available, subject to parking restrictions.  We encourage everyone to park on streets on the other side of Old Georgetown Road where spaces are more plentiful.  Please respect our neighbors and do not park within 5 feet of driveways.

    Subject to church activity (No parking on Sundays), the upper parking lot only of the Bethesda United Methodist Church at Old Georgetown Road and Huntington Parkway (diagonally across from Beth El) is available as well.

Congregation Beth El is affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism