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 clergy 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.

Send a Purim Treat to Your Loved Ones at College

The Temple Sinai Cares Committee is sending a Purim treat to college students (and high school students away at boarding school) who are part of the Temple Sinai family. Please send the recipient's name and address by March 11 to TSCC@templesinaino.org, or call the...

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Temple Sinai 2019 Spring Gala

Join us as we honor our very own Cantor Joel Colman at the 2019 Temple Sinai Spring Gala, This is Your Life, Joel Colman on March 16, 2019 at 7:15 p.m. Joel has been our cantor for 20 years, and we are very excited to celebrate this milestone and to recognize Joel's...

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2018 Annual Giving Campaign

Donate here, or fill out this form and mail to Temple Sinai. Dear Temple Sinai Family, Temple Sinai is our sanctuary: our place to learn, connect, and engage. We celebrate inspirational and insightful worship, and have relevant and engaging programming. We make a...

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Susan Hess and Sandy Levy Earn Awards

Temple Sinai is extremely proud to announce that two of our members, Susan Hess and Sandy Levy, have recently been recognized for their many years of leadership and activism in the community. On October 15, Susan received the 2018 Hannah G. Solomon Award from the...

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High Holy Days 5779/2018 Information

The High Holy Days are almost here! The holiday season begins Saturday, September 1, with our Selichot program and dinner. Rosh Hashanah is on Monday, September 10, and Yom Kippur is Wednesday, September 19. For a complete schedule of our services, click here. Want to...

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Announcing New Executive Director Liz Yager

We are pleased to announce that Liz Yager has joined Temple Sinai as Executive Director. Liz brings over 30 years of marketing and non-profit management experience to Temple Sinai. Most recently, she was Development Director for the Jefferson Council on Aging, where...

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Announcing New Director of Education Avital Ostfield

Dear Temple Sinai Family, It is with great pleasure that we announce that Avital Ostfield is Temple Sinai's new Director of Education, effective as of August 1, 2018. We couldn't have found a better match in an educator. Avital will help us achieve the goals that our...

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Musical Family Havdalah July 21

We had a blast at our our Musical Family Havdalah on July 21! A dozen families came out to enjoy the musical stylings of Miriam Greenbaum Solomon, a meaningful service led by Rabbi Reimer, and a delicious dinner of pizza and salad. Thank you to...

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General Brotherhood Meetings February 17 & 19

Join us as we continue planning our involvement with Chavurah@Sinai and the Anti-Defamation League, and more! Our February 17 and February 19 meetings will have the same agenda, so attend the time that works for you. RSVP below: February 17 Meeting February 19...

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Brotherhood Lunch with Rabbi Reimer March 13

Enjoy some delicious Moroccan and Middle Eastern fare while getting to know Rabbi Reimer and your fellow Sinai members! Come to Brotherhood's lunch with Rabbi Reimer on Wednesday, March 13 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Casablanca Restaurant. The meal will be $35. For...

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THIS WEEK’S SERVICES

Friday 6:15 p.m. Shabbat Services feat. Five Hebrew Love Songs Performance & Lecture

Saturday – 9:00 a.m. Torah Study & Shabbat Services

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February 19, 2019
  • General Brotherhood Meeting
    February 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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February 20, 2019
February 22, 2019
  • Shabbat Service w/ Opera Performance in Sanctuary
    February 22, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
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February 23, 2019
  • Torah Study and Services
    February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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February 24, 2019