Name: D.C. Minyan
Address: Edlavitch DCJCC, 1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Denominational affiliation: Traditional egalitarian
.Member units (households): 200-300
What percentage of members are older than 50? 5%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? On Friday nights we get anywhere from 40-75 people, on Saturday morning we get about 150. (We do not meet every Shabbat — check out our website for our schedule.)
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? Friday night: about an hour. Saturday morning: about 2.5 hours.
Shabbat dress code: Slacks and a button-down for men; dress/skirt for women. Men generally do not wear a jacket and tie, although we do have some each week.
Daily services? No.
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? No. We meet at the Edlavitch DCJCC.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes - kiddush on Saturday mornings, and onegs on some Friday nights.
Language of service: Hebrew.
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English.
Children’s programming: Tot Shabbat with singing and stories for children 0-4, Middle Minyan for 4-7, and Midrash Minyan for older kids (pre Bar/Bat Mitzvah) where they learn more standard prayer and Torah reading.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: The facility is accessible to wheelchairs and physically limited attendees.
Are services streamed online? No.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No rabbi — the dvar Torah is given by members.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? No data on this.
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No rabbi.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No. We are fully egalitarian.
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