Ritual

Dress Code on the Bimah

There is no specific dress code for the Bimah. In a case in which a family is making the choices regarding who should receive honours for a service, the family should be informed that they have the option of informing those individuals of any preferences they may have.

Approved: April 8, 2002

Paying Guest Rabbi for Bar or Bat Mitzvah

If the student Rabbi is not available to perform a Bar of Bat Mitzvah, the Temple will pay the transportation and fee for a guest rabbi based on our usual rates, with prior Board and HUC approval.

Approved: March 3, 2003

Photography and Videotaping During Services

Photography and videotaping during services is permitted provided that the said activity is unobtrusive and respects the integrity of the service. Photographers and videographers will be positioned behind or at the side of the congregation and no flashes or lighting will be used.

Approved: August 11, 2003

Last Updated: October 8, 2003