Name: Congregation Shaaray Shalom
Address: 711 Dogwood Avenue, West Hempstead, NY 11552-3425
Denominational affiliation: Conservative Egalitarian
Member units (households): 200-300
What percentage of members are older than 50? 50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Saturday: 70; Morning & evening minynim
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2.5 hrs.
Shabbat dress code: Respectfully proper
Daily services? Yes
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? Yes
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes, at Kiddush
Language of service: Mostly Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book?
Children’s programming: Not at the moment
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, it is all on one level with very easy access.
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Rabbi’s sermons are online except July and August.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? Very small
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No and no
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? We are an egalitarian synagogue.
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