Name: Makom LA
Address: 1200 N. La Brea Avenue, West Hollywood, CA
Denominational affiliation: Renewal.
Member units (households): 100-200
What percentage of members are older than 50? About 60% over 50.
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? We get around 90-120 people on a Friday night, 50-60 on a Saturday morning.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 1 hour and 15 minutes on Friday night, 2 hours Saturday morning.
Shabbat dress code: Smart casual.
Daily services? No.
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? No. We do services in Congregation Kol Ami in West Hollywood and in private homes.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes.
Language of service: English and Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: No.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, we have handicapped parking and an elevator at Kol Ami
Are services streamed online? Services are streamed online via Facebook Live and also here.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 10-20%
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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