Name: Temple Sholom
Address: 1925 Lake Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Denominational affiliation: Reform
Member units (households): 200-300
What percentage of members are older than 50? 25%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday evenings, 25 people.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2:30
Shabbat dress code: Business 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: 85% of the service is in English.
Is another language offered in the prayer book? Hebrew
Children’s programming: Yes
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes
Are services streamed online? Yes, available here.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 40%
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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