Name: Shar’ar Z’hav
Address: 290 Dolores St. San Francisco CA 94103
Denominational affiliation: Reform
Member units (households): 200-300
What percentage of members are older than 50? 25%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 30-50 people.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2 hours
Shabbat dress code: 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: English
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Sometimes
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? Approximately 10%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? Yes, the rabbi will officiate and attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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