The burning backpack on the steps of the Park Slope Jewish Center was reported at 1 a.m.
Name: Park Slope Jewish Center
Address: 1320 Eighth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 200-300
What percentage of members are older than 50?
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday night, 15. Shabbat morning 45.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2.5 hours
Shabbat dress code: Casual.
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: Mostly Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? Conservative siddur and Chumash.
Children’s programming: Tot Shabbat for small children; “mini minyan” for elementary-school aged children; junior congregation for middle-school-aged children.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, we have a chair lift.
Are services streamed online? No.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages?
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? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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