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In-Person Minyan Protocol

The following are guidelines to be followed. During this time of elevated case numbers, strict adherence to the guidelines are absolutely mandatory to manage risk of infection with COVID 19.  People who are at risk according to CDC guidelines, or are uncomfortable attending gatherings should consult a physician to make a decision on attendance.  All services will be streamed or shared on Zoom to enable all members and guests to attend Synagogue Emanu-El services and events remotely.

See also COVID Response Level 4.

  • Participants in Minyan must email Daphne Hubara at by noon a day in advance of minyan, which is limited to 15 participants..  
  • Shabbat Morning service attendance is currently reserved for those participating in the service.  If you would like to participate, please contact Daphne Hubara.
  • Participants must wear a face mask that covers both the mouth and nose and practice social distancing of 6 feet or more at all times while on synagogue property.  Special attention to distancing should be practiced during entry and exit from the building and in the parking lot, with the exception of individuals who are from the same household. 
  • Participants will wait outside the building until admitted by Emanu-El staff. 
  • Main atrium doors will be used for entering and departing the building for services.
  • Participants must sanitize their hands upon arrival. 
  • Participants must read and verbally confirm compliance with a Health checklist before entering the sanctuary. 
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own siddurim.  
  • Participants will be assigned seats in the sanctuary and/or social hall to ensure increased distance to allow singing and to limit crossing paths.
  • Participants will exit the building according to requests of Emanu-El staff or designated lay leaders.
Mon, September 28 2020 10 Tishrei 5781