Name: Kol Shalom
Address: 9110 Darnestown road, Rockville, MD 20850
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? Friday night, 20 people; Saturday morning, 100 people.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2:30
Shabbat dress code: Smart casual
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: Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? Unsure
Children’s programming: Yes
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 10%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? The rabbi will not officiate, but will attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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