Name: Congregation Beth Israel of Ocala
Address: 9800 SW 89th Loop, Ocala, FL 34481
Denominational affiliation: Reconstructionist
Member units (households): 0-100
What percentage of members are older than 50? 100%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? We have services once a month; approximately 20 attend
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 90 minutes
Shabbat dress code: No dress code; people generally do not wear jeans or shorts
Daily services? No
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? No, we meet in a church.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes, we have an oneg.
Language of service: Mostly English
Is another language offered in the prayer book?
Children’s programming: No
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, all on one level, no steps, handicapped bathroom stalls
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 25%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? Yes and yes.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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