Name: Kehillat Israel
Address: 16019 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Denominational affiliation: Reconstructionist
Member units (households): 700+
What percentage of members are older than 50? About 50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday services 75
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 1/2 hour
Shabbat dress code: Come as you please.
Daily services? No
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
Language of service: English
Is another language offered in the prayer book? Prayer book in both Hebrew and English
Children’s programming: Yes, a kids’ service once a month.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes. Disabled parking and elevator to attend services and seats for disabled.
Are services streamed online? Yes, services are streamed online
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Yes. High Holy Days sermons and weekly Torah study podcasts available here and on iTunes.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 35%
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? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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