Name: Congregation Beth-El Zedeck
Address: 600 West 70th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260-4137
Denominational affiliation: Reconstructionist-Conservative
Member units (households): 700+
What percentage of members are older than 50? 50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Fridays - over 100; Saturdays - over 100.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? Friday - 1 hour, Saturday - 2 hours
Shabbat dress code: Business casual
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.
Language of service: Both English and Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book?
Children’s programming: Monthly Tot Shabbat, monthly family services.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, our building has ramps throughout and we offer hearing assistance devices.
Are services streamed online? No.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? High Holiday sermons available here.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 20%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? Will not officiate, but will attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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