Berkshire Minyan - Great Barrington, MA

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Name:
Berkshire Minyan
Address:
Hevreh of Southern Berkshires, 270 State Road Great Barrington, MA 01230-1461
Denominational affiliation:
N/A
Member units (households):
0-100
What percentage of members are older than 50?
99%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service?
Saturday in winter: 25 Saturday in summer: 50
We meet only on shabbat morning and holidays.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service?
2.5 hours
Shabbat dress code:
Informal
Daily services?
No
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services?
We meet in the library of Hevreh of the Southern Berkshires, Great Barrington, MA
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services?
Yes, we share a kiddush with the Hevreh membership.
Language of service:
Mostly Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book?
English — we use the Siddur Lev Shalem.
Children’s programming:
No
Accessibility for people with disabilities:
Yes. Completely ADA compliant.
Are services streamed online?
No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online?
No Percentage of members in interfaith marriages?
Not sure, but very few.
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one?
We do not have a rabbi. We are lay led, but include many rabbis in our group.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue?
No - the Berkshire Minyan is fully egalitarian.

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