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Name: Hinenu: The Baltimore Justice Shtiebl
Address: High Holiday services at 3107 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218
Denominational affiliation: Not yet affiliated
Member units (households): 0-100
What percentage of members are older than 50? 15% older than 50
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 50
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? Kabbalat Shabbat is 1.5 hours, potluck following
Shabbat dress code: Very casual
Daily services? No
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? No. At a Quaker meeting space
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes
Language of service: All services have transliteration, a fair balance with more Hebrew than not
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Not yet, but we hope to in the coming years
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, we make sure all spaces we meet are physically accessible and aim to have ASL interpretation when asked for. In our first year, so we’re in process of building a accessibility committee to tackle those and other resources long term.
Are services streamed online? Not yet
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Not yet
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 75%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? Yes with joy to both accounts
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? Our congregation has people of many genders and are committed to full egalitarianism
Chevrei Tzedek Congregation is an egalitarian, Conservative synagogue in Baltimore, Maryland.
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