Or Olam East Fifty-Fifth Street Conservative Synagogue - New York, NY

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Name:
Or Olam - East Fifty-Fifth Street Conservative Synagogue
Address:
308 E 55th St NY NY 10022
Denominational affiliation:
Conservative
Member units (households):
700+
What percentage of members are older than 50?
50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service?
30-50
Length of typical Shabbat morning service?
2.5 hours
Shabbat dress code:
Casual to business casual
Daily services?
N/A
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, there is a kiddish after Saturday morning services
Language of service:
Mostly Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book?
Some English
Children’s programming:
No. We do not have a Hebrew school. As such there are not many children who are congregants.
Accessibility for people with disabilities:
Yes. If they can’t walk up the stairs to get in to the synagogue, then they can enter through the side. There is also a motorized chair that goes up and down one staircase.
Are services streamed online?
No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online?
No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages?
I don’t think many are, but their children and grandchildren may be intermarried.
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one?
I don’t know
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue?
No, we are an egalitarian Conservative Synagogue.

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