Name: Temple Israel
Address: 125 Pond St., Sharon, MA 02067
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 500-700
What percentage of members are older than 50? 60%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday evenings, 25-75 people; Saturday mornings, approximately 200 people.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 3 hours
Shabbat dress code: Casual
Daily services? Yes
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: Mostly in Hebrew.
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Yes
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes
Are services streamed online? Only High Holy Day services.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? Less than 10%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No, the rabbi will not officiate or attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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