Name: Congregation Shaarei Kodesh
Address: 19785 Hampton Dr #4, Boca Raton, FL 33434
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 200-300
What percentage of members are older than 50? 60%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Average 70-80
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? Friday, one hour and Saturday, 2.5 hrs.
Shabbat dress code: Synagogue appropriate, Jewish men must wear a kippah and women must wear a head covering if going up to the Torah.
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? Absolutely
Language of service: English and Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English and Hebrew
Children’s programming: We have a tot program that is parent-led called ‘Kodesh Kids’ during Saturday morning services.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, one floor.
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Rabbi Baum has a blog.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? Small
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? He will not officiate. He would attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? We are egalitarian.
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