Name: Congregation Ohav Sholom
Address: 113 Krumkill Rd, Albany, NY 12208
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 100-200
What percentage of members are older than 50? 70%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 10-15 on Friday night. 30-40 on regular Saturday.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? About 3 hours.
Shabbat dress code: Slacks and skirts.
Daily services? Mondays and Thursdays.
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: Mostly Hebrew.
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English.
Children’s programming: Yes.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes. Ramps, handicapped parking, sound amplifiers.
Are services streamed online? No.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages?
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? Won’t officiate, will attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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