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New Orleans' first Reform congregation

Educating all ages in our faith

Celebrating the spirit of New Orleans!

Welcome to Temple Sinai

New Orleans’ First Reform Congregation – Founded in 1870

sanctuary-exterior350pxFounded in 1870, Temple Sinai is the oldest Reform congregation in Louisiana, and the state’s largest Jewish congregation overall. We are proud of our history of both inspired rabbinic leadership committed to tikkun olam and service to the spiritual needs of our diverse membership. Our professional and lay leaders strive to create a congregation that serves as a spiritual presence in the lives of its members in order to help cultivate and satisfy their religious, musical, cultural, emotional, and intellectual interests and needs.

JewCCY Volunteers for JServe Day

On April 2, many of our 6th-11th graders in JewCCY joined forces with BBYO to participate in JServe Day. JServe Day is an international day of community service run in conjunction with BBYO and several other non-profit organizations.​ This year, Jewish teens from the...

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Save the Date for Our 2017 Spring Gala

Please join us on the evening of Saturday, May 13, as we honor Herbert and Sue Barton at our 2017 Spring Gala for their decades of service to the temple and the Jewish community at large. The gala will include a patron party, a catered dinner by Chef Rommel, and music...

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Stanley J. Cohn Elected as Sugar Bowl President

Temple Sinai would like to congratulate member Stanley J. Cohn, who was recently elected as the 60th president of the Sugar Bowl. As President, Cohn will oversee the Sugar Bowl executive committee and work to ensure its mission of promoting tourism in New Orleans...

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Sisterhood Musical Luncheon, Tuesday March 7

The Sisterhood Of Temple Sinai Cordially Invites You to a Musical Luncheon Dairy Smorgasbord Sponsored By The Robert Kohlmann Senior-Outreach Program Jewish Endowment Foundation Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Noon until 2:00 p.m. Temple Sinai 6227 St. Charles Ave. New...

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Community Yom HaShoah Commemoration April 23

The JCC will host a Yom HaShoah Holocaust Memorial Program on Sunday, April 23 at 6:30pm. This event will remember and honor local Holocaust survivors, recognize an educator with the Holocaust Educator of the Year Award, and feature a talk with Holocaust survivor...

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Blessing of the Pets at Audubon Park April 30

Whether it has fur, feathers, or scales, bring your pet to the swings at Audubon Park on Sunday, April 30 from 11am to 11:30am for a special blessing. A horse from the NOPD will be on-site to receive a blessing as well! In case of rain, the blessing will be in the...

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Volunteering at Second Harvest Food Bank April 22

Temple Sinai will help the Second Harvest Food Bank prepare and distribute food on Saturday, April 22 from 11:30am to 2pm. Volunteers should wear closed-toe shoes. The Second Harvest Food Bank is located at 700 Edwards Ave., New Orleans, LA...

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Avodah Honors Pamela Steeg April 23

Avodah will honor Pamela Steeg as a Partner in Justice at a kosher brunch with live music on Sunday, April 23 from 11am to 1pm at Temple Sinai. Pamela currently chairs the Planned Parenthood Louisiana Leadership Advisory Council, and sits on the Planned Parenthood...

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Friday Evening – 6:15 pm – Shabbat Service – Rabbi Cohn will deliver “Being a Rabbi in Turbulent Times”

Saturday Morning  10:15 am – Shabbat Service & B’nai Mitzvah

April 22, 2017
  • Shbbat Morning Services
    April 22, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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  • B'nai Mitzvah of Jackie & Eli Perlstein
    April 22, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
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  • Volunteering at Second Harvest Food Bank
    April 22, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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April 23, 2017
  • Confirmation Class
    April 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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  • Religious School
    April 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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  • 8th Grade Yom HaShoah Service
    April 23, 2017 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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  • Avodah Partners in Justice Brunch
    April 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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  • Community Yom HaShoah Commeration
    April 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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April 26, 2017
April 28, 2017

Religious/Hebrew School Registration

Temple Sinai uses the Institute of Southern Jewish Life Curriculum (ISJL). This curriculum thoughtfully spirals the education of our youth from Pre-K through confirmation in such a way that students revisit key content areas with increasing sophistication as they progress through the entire curriculum.