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A Renewal community with over 100 families, meeting at a local synagogue or in private homes.
Name: Temple Isaiah
Address: 10345 W. Pico Blvd., LA 90064
Denominational affiliation: Reform
Member units (households): 700+
What percentage of members are older than 50? 60%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday night, about 100
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 1 hour
Shabbat dress code: 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: Hebrew and English
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English.
Children’s programming: We have occasional tot Shabbat services, plus kids/family services on Friday evening.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes.
Are services streamed online? No.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Yes, available here.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 30%
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.
“Even though he is proud of his Israeliness, he is not interested in collaborating with the consulate,” a representative said.
I had come to Paris to take a breather from deranged tweets, a friend’s bad MRI, calls in the night and the whole gathering storm. But I found angels.
It has been such a week; the only thing to say is oy, and the only thing to do is make plans for the weekend for the sake of distraction.