Name: Kol Ami
Address: 4444 Arlington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22204
Denominational affiliation: Reconstructionist
Member units (households): 0-100
What percentage of members are older than 50? 50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? A typical Shabbat has 15-20 people.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? Kabbalat Shabbat is an hour and Shabbat is two hours.
Shabbat dress code: Casual
Daily services? No
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? We meet in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? There is always an Oneg or a pot luck.
Language of service: Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? Services are mostly Hebrew. Prayer book is transliterated to make Hebrew accessible.
Children’s programming: We have monthly Kabbalat Shabbat services for families with children, with lots of music.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: The building is physically accessible for those with mobility impairments.
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? About a third
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 roles are gender reserved.
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