Name: Park East Synagogue
Address: 163 East 67th Street New York, NY 10065
Denominational affiliation: Orthodox
Member units (households): 700+
What percentage of members are older than 50? 70%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 200
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 3 hours
Shabbat dress code: Formal
Daily services? Yes.
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? Yes, we have a building that was built in 1989 and is a NYC landmark.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes, a sit-down kiddush.
Language of service: Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Yes, an 11:00am service for small children and their parents, as well as groups/junior congregation for older kids.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes - we have elevators that provide access to the sanctuary and social halls.
Are services streamed online? No.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? Almost none.
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? We follow Orthodox practice. Men lead the service, and there is separate seating.
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