Name: Temple Bnai Israel
Address: 345 Jackson St, Willimantic, CT 06226
Denominational affiliation: Reconstructionist
Member units (households): 0-100
What percentage of members are older than 50? 75%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday evenings, 10-25 people; Saturday mornings, 10-25 people.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2 hours
Shabbat dress code: Business casual or 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: 75% of the service is in Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Yes
Accessibility for people with disabilities: The first level (where the sanctuary is) is accessible, but we do not have elevators between levels.
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 39%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? The rabbi will sometimes officiate, but will definitely attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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