Name: Peninsula Sinai Congregation
Address: 499 Boothbay Ave, Foster City, CA 94404
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 300-500
What percentage of members are older than 50? 40
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday night: 25-30, Saturday morning: 100-120
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2 to 2.5 hours
Shabbat dress code: Come as you are, it’s California.
Daily services? Twice a week
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: Mostly Hebrew with many English readings
Is another language offered in the prayer book? Prayer book has Hebrew/English/transliteration
Children’s programming: Yes, tot services every week for preschool age kids, monthly services for K-3, junior congregation 1-2 times per month for grades 5-7, monthly family program for K-7 with parents
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, ramps, door accessibility, large print books, sensory friendly spaces. Audio assistance is in progress.
Are services streamed online? Coming soon
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Coming soon
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? Approximately 15%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? Will not officiate; will attend
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? We pride ourselves in creating a equal community for people of all genders
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