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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Sisterhood Meeting March 24

Planning for Sisterhood's annual Attic Sale is already underway! Join Sisterhood in organizing one of Temple Sinai's largest fundraisers at their next meeting on Sunday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m. at the temple.  

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Brotherhood Meetings March 24 & 26

Join Brotherhood at a monthly meeting as we discuss our annual bingo event, Brotherhood Shabbat (April 12), and leadership opportunities! Our 10:00 a.m. March 24 and 7:00 p.m. March 26 meetings will have the same agenda, so attend the time that works for you. RSVP...

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Senior Outreach Luncheon April 3

Temple Sinai Sisterhood invites seniors to "A Jazzy Jewish Luncheon," their annual Robert L. Kohlmann Senior Outreach Program, on Wednesday, April 3 at noon at Temple Sinai. The luncheon is free, and will feature live music from the Panorama Trio. Please RSVP by...

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2nd Night (April 20) & Interfaith LGBTQ (April 23) Seders

Join us at one (or both!) of our 2019 Passover seders: All are invited to Temple Sinai's annual second night seder on Saturday, April 20 at 6:00 p.m.! Celebrate the liberation of the Jewish people among friends new and old, while enjoying delicious food and exploring...

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Friday – 6:15 p.m. Shabbat Services 

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

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  • JEF Dinner Honoring Sandy Levy
    March 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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