Name: Congregation Rodef Sholom
Address: 170 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903
Denominational affiliation: Reform
Member units (households): 700+
What percentage of members are older than 50? 70%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Unknown
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 1 hour 15 minutes
Shabbat dress code: Casual
Daily services? No
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? Yes
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Before and after
Language of service: Mostly Hebrew prayers and English around the prayers
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Once a month we offer special service for pre-K. One hour with clergy and a light bite afterward.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes for the mobility-impaired, we haven’t yet addressed Braille materials or better serving those with hearing impairments.
Are services streamed online? Not yet.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Some available on the synagogue blog.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 40%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? Yes
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? Very egalitarian, except lighting of Shabbat candles
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