Name: Stephen S. Wise Temple
Address: 15500 Stephen S Wise Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90077
Denominational affiliation: Reform
Member units (households): 700+
What percentage of members are older than 50? 50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday nights, 200 people; Saturday mornings, 40 people.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? Friday night service is 1 hour.
Shabbat dress code: Business 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: A mix of Hebrew and English.
Is another language offered in the prayer book? Hebrew and English.
Children’s programming: Yes
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes
Are services streamed online? Yes, available here.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Yes, available here.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? Uncertain
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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