Name: B’nai Abraham Chabad
Address: 527 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA, 19147-1414
Denominational affiliation: Orthodox
Member units (households): 0-100
What percentage of members are older than 50? 60%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Saturday services 25-35.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2.5 hours
Shabbat dress code: Anywhere from casual to formal - come as you are.
Daily services? Yes
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? Yes, we are the oldest synagogue in Philadelphia that has been in continuous use.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Weekly kiddush.
Language of service: Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Yes, once a month we have Tot Shabbat.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Unfortunately not — the building has not yet been updated.
Are services streamed online? No.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? Less than 10%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? We follow Orthodox practice with traditional gender roles.
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