FAQ

How often do you have services?

We have services on Friday evenings at 6:30pm and on all major Jewish holidays. Friday evening services are preceded by a 6:00pm wine and cheese reception. You may join us for online services here. To attend Friday evening in-person services in person, you must be vaccinated (with boosters) and wearing a mask is strongly encouraged.

Our Munchkin Minyan service for families with children seven and under is held once a month on Saturdays throughout the year. We have programs for all ages!

Everyone is invited to attend these services and programs. Please join us! 

How many clergy does Temple Shalom have?

Our Senior Rabbi is Andrew M. Paley. 

How many members does Temple Shalom have?

We currently have approximately 600 families.  Despite our large size, you will quickly feel like you are part of a small and very friendly Temple. We offer a wide variety of programs for every interest group.

What do I receive for my membership commitment?

Benefits of membership include High Holy Day tickets and numerous free learning and social activities.  Click here for our Belonging Brochure. In addition, our Rabbi, staff, and members will be there to support you through life’s challenges and joys. You will also be supporting our synagogue and providing an environment for nurturing the next generation of Jews. Our members find they receive so much more than their monetary contribution! Our online programming can be found on our Facebook Group and Facebook Page. Information is also updated on this website.

How do I join Temple Shalom?

Please contact our Coordinator of Belonging, Monica Susman at (972) 661-1810 ext. 232, and she will guide you through the process. Click here for our 2022-2023 Belonging Application. Our membership year begins June 1st.

What if I can’t afford the standard membership commitment amount?

No one is turned away due to financial constraints.  Please contact Executive Director Steve Lewis at 972-661-1810, ext. 202, for confidential arrangements.

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