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High Holiday Seating


During the last holiday season, many individuals expressed concern over the seating arrangements in the synagogue. In order for us to place you in a seat which will best suit you, we ask you to complete the following questionnaire and return it to the synagogue office as soon as possible.

1. I would prefer to sit in the... (Check one:)

___ Talking section

___ No talking section

2. If talking, which category do you prefer? (Indicate order of interest:)

___ Stock market

___ Sports

___ Medicine

___ General gossip

___ Specific gossip (choose:)

___ The rabbi

___ The cantor

___ The cantor's voice

___ Fashion news

___ What others are wearing

___ Why they look awful

___ Your neighbors

___ Your relatives

___ Your neighbors' relatives

___ Presidential Election

___ Other:_______________________________

3. Which of the following would you like to be near for free professional advice?

__ Doctor

__ Dentist

__ Nutritionist

__ Psychiatrist

__ Child psychiatrist

__ Podiatrist

__ Chiropractor

__ Stockbroker

__ Accountant

__ Lawyer

__ Criminal

__ Civil

__ Real estate agent

__ Architect

__ Plumber

__ Golf pro [tentative; we're still trying to find a Jewish One]

__ Other:____________________________

4. I want a seat located (Indicate order of priority:)

__ On the aisle

__ Near the exit

__ Near the window __ In Aruba

__ Near the bathroom

__ Near my in-laws

__ As far away from my in-laws as possible

__ As far away from my ex-in-laws as possible

__ Near the pulpit

__ Near the Kiddush table

__ Where no one on the bimah can see/hear me talking during services

__ Where no one will notice me sleeping during services

__ Where I can sleep during the rabbi's sermon [additional charge]

5. I would like a seat where:

__ I can see my spouse over the mechitza

__ I cannot see my spouse over the mechitza

6. Please do not place me anywhere near the following people:

(Limit of six; if you require more space, you may wish to consider joining another congregation.)







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