Name: East Midwood Jewish Center
Address: 1625 Ocean Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 200-300
What percentage of members are older than 50? 75% older
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 60-80
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 3 hours
Shabbat dress code: No particular dress code.
Daily services? Yes.
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, regular kiddush and sometimes a sit-down luncheon.
Language of service: Mostly Hebrew.
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English.
Children’s programming: Special children’s services from 11:15 to 12 every other Saturday
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Automatic front door and elevator.
Are services streamed online? No.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 15%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one?
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? “No. We are fully egalitarian and women participate fully in aspects of all services.”
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