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Name: Temple Beth El
Address: 139 Winton Road South 14610-2945
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 700+
What percentage of members are older than 50? 85%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday evenings, 25 people; Saturday morning, 150 people.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2:30
Shabbat dress code: People dress respectfully. Men typically in jackets and ties, women in skirts or dresses.
Daily services? Yes, we have a daily minyan
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: Services are mostly in Hebrew.
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Yes, once a month.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 5%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No, the rabbi will not officiate nor attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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