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.

Temple Sinai Celebrates Herbert and Sue Barton

On Saturday, May 13 Temple Sinai held its annual gala, presented this year in honor of Herbert and Sue Barton for their more than 50 years of service to to the temple. Herbert is Executive Director Emeritus of Temple Sinai, and Sue is a Sisterhood member and former...

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Serve the Homeless July 30

Help provide a holiday meal, clothes, and toiletries to members of New Orleans' homeless population at Bridge House/Grace House's annual Christmas in July event on Sunday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held at the Bridge House location, 4150 Earhart...

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Genetic Screening Event June 11

JScreen, a nonprofit at-home education and carrier screening program for Jewish genetic diseases, is hosting a screening event in New Orleans on Sunday, June 11 at the JCC. The testing panel features more than 200 diseases, including those commonly found in Ashkenazi,...

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ROAR! Jewish Leadership Training for Resistance June 11

The Jewish Organizing Institute & Network (JOIN) for Justice will host its first-ever ROAR! (Resistance, Organizing, Action, and Resilience) workshop in New Orleans on Sunday, June 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This workshop is being held throughout the country to...

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Build a Playground with KaBOOM! June 2

Join KaBOOM! as they build a playground at Paul L. Dunbar Elementary on Friday, June 2 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Breakfast, lunch, and safety equipment will be provided. The build will happen rain or shine, and volunteers should wear closed toe shoes. Can't make it...

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Friday Evening – 8:00 p.m. – Shabbat  Service

Saturday Morning – 10:30 a.m. – Shabbat Service

June 30, 2017
  • Services at Congregation Gates of Prayer
    June 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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July 1, 2017
  • Services at Congregation Gates of Prayer
    July 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Religious/Hebrew School Registration

Temple Sinai uses the Institute of Southern Jewish Life Education Curriculum. This spiraled curriculum lets students revisit key content areas with increasing levels of sophistication as they progress from Pre-K through confirmation.