Name: B’nai Torah Congregation
Address: 6261 SW 18th Street, Boca Raton, FL 33433-7146
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 700+
What percentage of members are older than 50? About 75%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? In the summer, about 300 people attend Shabbat services, in the winter (our busy season) close to 800 people attend every Shabbat.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2-3 hrs
Shabbat dress code: Suits for men, skirt or dresses for women
Daily services? We have a daily morning and evening minyan.
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? Yes, we own our building.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes, there is always Shabbat kiddush following services
Language of service: Half in Hebrew and half in English
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English.
Children’s programming: Yes, there is a ‘minyan katan’, Shabbat services for children in elementary through high school, led by educators from our religious school
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, we have wheelchair access to the synagogue, the Sanctuary and the rest rooms. We have designated seats for wheelchairs and care givers.
Are services streamed online? Services are not streamed.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Rabbi’s sermons are available on our site.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 5%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? n/a
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? We are an egalitarian congregation
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