Congregation Ohev Shalom
613 Concourse Parkway S. Maitland, FL 32751
Member units (households):
What percentage of members are older than 50?
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service?
Friday night - 100. Shabbat morning w/o bnai mitzvah - 150. Shabbat morning with bnai mitzvah - 200+.
Shabbat dress code:
Dresses for women. jackets and ties for men.
Daily community minyan at local day school. Sunday morning minyan at shul.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service?
Shabbat morning is 2.5 hours
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. every shabbat morning service has an extensive lunch.
Language of service:
Mostly english. most attendees do not understand the Hebrew.
Is another language offered in the prayer book?
At least twice per month, organized by the youth, education and family department.
Accessibility for people with disabilities:
Yes, no barriers to enter facility and use sanctuary, social hall, ballroom, chapel and first floor educational wing. 2nd floor educational wing requires use of steps or elevator. Bima accessible by steps with railings or ramps.
Are services streamed online?
Shabbat and Holidays
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?
No and unknown.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue?
We are an egalitarian conservative shul so (to my knowledge) both men and women are welcome to serve in any/all capacities.
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