Name: Temple Sinai
Address: 363 Penfield Rd, Rochester, NY 14625
Denominational affiliation: Reform
Member units (households): 500-700
What percentage of members are older than 50? 50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 100
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 1.5 hours
Shabbat dress code: Casual tidy
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, and sometimes before services, too.
Language of service: Combination of Hebrew prayers and English readings
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: We have a monthly Young Family Service and a monthly Family Service.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, ramps at the entrance, spaces for wheelchairs, handicap/family restrooms, large-print prayer books and a hearing loop system.
Are services streamed online? Yes, available here.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 30% approximately
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? Yes
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian
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