Name: Young Israel Ohab Zedek of North Riverdale/Yonkers, NY
Address: 6015 Riverdale Ave, Bronx, NY 10471
Denominational affiliation: Orthodox
Member units (households): 100-200
What percentage of members are older than 50? 30%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday night: 75; Shabbat morning 150-200
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2.5 hours
Shabbat dress code: Respectful
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, a weekly kiddush.
Language of service: Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Our youth department facilitates Shabbat morning groups, along with special programs Saturday nights and Sundays.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, we are in a one-floor building with no steps.
Are services streamed online? No.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? None.
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? We follow standard Modern Orthodox practice with traditional gender roles.
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