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Name: Temple Emanu-el
Address: 99 Taft Ave, Providence, RI 02906
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 500-700
What percentage of members are older than 50? 50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 100 people
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 3 hours
Shabbat dress code: Smart casual
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
Language of service: Both Hebrew and English
Is another language offered in the prayer book? Only Hebrew and English.
Children’s programming: Yes
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes
Are services streamed online? Only High Holy Day services are, available here.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 10%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? The rabbi will not officiate, it is uncertain whether he will attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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