Congregation Beth El
109 East Avenue Norwalk, CT 06851
Member units (households):
What percentage of members are older than 50?
Undetermined but perhaps 40 -60%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service?
30 to 40; M-Fri minyan 20 attendees
Length of typical Shabbat morning service?
2 1/2 hrs
Shabbat dress code:
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?
Language of service:
95% + Hebrew; very limited english
Is another language offered in the prayer book?
Occasional around holidays
Accessibility for people with disabilities:
Are services streamed online?
No; sermons not available.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages?
Very small, not encouraged
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one?
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue?
Once males dominated, women now dominate the board
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