Name: Temple Beth Or
Address: 200 Van Zile Road, Brick, NJ 08724-2570
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 100-200
What percentage of members are older than 50? 75%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Shabbat: 20-40, weekday evenings: 4-12
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? Friday night: 1 hour, Saturday morning: 2.5 hours
Shabbat dress code: Most come casual, some more dressed up.
Daily services? Weekday evenings
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, at both the Friday night Oneg Shabbat and the Saturday Kiddush
Language of service: Mostly in Hebrew, some English readings
Is another language offered in the prayer book? No
Children’s programming: Youth services on the High Holidays
Accessibility for people with disabilities: All on one level, no stairs entering the building or sanctuary; a few stairs up to the bimah.
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 12%
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? Egalitarian
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