Name: Beth Tzedec Congregation
Address: 1700 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5P3K3
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 2400
What percentage of members are older than 50? 60-80%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 200-400 people for daily minyan for shacharit and mincha. (On High Holidays, between 5,000-6,000 attend services in our building.)
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? Shabbat morning 3 hours
Shabbat dress code: Casual- formal. Wear what is appropriate.
Daily services? Yes.
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? Yes, we have our own building.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes. Generous kiddush and places to sit and shmooze.
Language of service: Mostly Hebrew
Children’s programming: Yes. Multiple options for kids and young families.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes. We strive for accessibility. Assisted hearing devices, ramps, etc
Are services streamed online? No.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Yes.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 5%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No and no.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? Gender equality.
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