Name: B’nai Israel
Address: 5085 Walnut Lake Road West Bloomfield, MI 48323
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 100-200
What percentage of members are older than 50? 75%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 50-60 Saturday, 20-25 Friday night.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 3 hours
Shabbat dress code: Formal
Daily services? Yes
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? We rent from Reform temple Kol Ami.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Kiddush lunch after services on Saturday mornings.
Language of service: 75-25 Hebrew English
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Babysitters/Tot Shabbat once a month.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, we have a ramp and elevator
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? N/A
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? None
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? The priestly blessing is given by men; everything else is fully egalitarian.
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