Security and Emergencies

Emergency Exits

If alarms are ringing, please remain calm to receive directions from the Bima. Please be aware that within the Main Sanctuary there are four main exits which lead outside the building. The children will be taken to the playround area behind the building.

Defibrillator Locations

• Top Level: On the Bima in the Main Sanctuary
• Bottom Level: On the wall across from the Office

Gaining Entry

For entry during the High Holy Days, members and non-members are required to have tickets.  (Additional Information)

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