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Temple Sinai serves over 700 families in the nation’s capital.
Name: Tifereth Israel Congregation
Address: 7701 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20012
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 300-500
What percentage of members are older than 50? 70%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday evenings, 25 people; Saturday mornings, 200 people.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 3 hours
Shabbat dress code: Relaxed and varied.
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: Mostly Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Yes
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Yes, some are available here.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 11%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No, the rabbi will not officiate.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
A spiritual community that is lay-led and without formal membership, that meets in the chapel at Tifereth Israel in Washington, DC.
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