Temple Emunah - Lexington, MA

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Name:
Temple Emunah
Address:
9 Piper Road, Lexington, MA 02421-8199
Denominational affiliation:
Conservative
Member units (households):
500-700
What percentage of members are older than 50?
50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service?
150-400 on Shabbat
Length of typical Shabbat morning service?
930-12 followed by a kiddush lunch open to all.
Shabbat dress code:
Varies from business attire to more casual
Daily services?
We have a daily egalitarian minyan every morning and evening services 365 days of the year.
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, everyone is welcome for lunch after the service!
Language of service:
Mostly in Hebrew with lots of congregational singing.
Is another language offered in the prayer book?
Our Siddur is filled with transliteration, and great readings and commentary to deepen the experience.
Children’s programming:
Yes, there are many from Learner’s services, Tot Shabbat, Mini-Minyan, Junior Congregation and Teen Programming. Kids are welcome in the main service and lead Adon Olam every Shabbat in addition to other parts of the experience.
Accessibility for people with disabilities:
The bimah is on the same level as the shul and there are hearing devices. We also have fidget toys and many other accommodations to help those with different needs.
Are services streamed online?
Yes, for members or guests through our website.

Are the rabbi’s sermons available online?
Sermons are published here
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages?
5-10% Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one?
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one?
We conduct hanukkat habayit ceremonies for those couples and conduct aufrufs. For more information, see here
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one?
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue?
We are totally egalitarian!

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