Name: Temple Shir Shalom
Address: 3855 NW 8th Ave., Gainesville , FL 32605
Denominational affiliation: Reform
Member units (households): 100-200
What percentage of members are older than 50? Approximately 40%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday evenings, 50 people; biweekly Saturday mornings, 50 people.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 1 hour
Shabbat dress code: 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: English
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Children are included in the service.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? Uncertain
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? The rabbi is very accepting and participates in interfaith activities.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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