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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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Blood Drive May 7

Temple Sinai, with The Blood Center, will conduct a blood drive on Sunday, May 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The Blood Center is a non-profit that supplies over 30 hospitals and facilities in Louisiana and Mississippi, including Children’s Hospital...

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End-of-Year Religious School Brunch May 7

The Sisterhood will host a brunch to celebrate another great year of Religious School on Sunday, May 7 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The brunch will include a variety of food items and entertainment. Please RSVP to Doris Baron at 504-669-2590 or...

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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 6:30 p.m. 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 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 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...

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THIS WEEK @ TEMPLE SINAI

Friday Evening – 6:15 p.m. – Shabbat Service

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

April 29, 2017
April 30, 2017
May 1, 2017
  • JCC Yom Hazikaron Service and Yom Ha Atzmaut Celebration
    May 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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May 3, 2017
May 5, 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.