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Welcome to Temple Sinai

New Orleans’ First Reform Congregation – Founded in 1870

sanctuary-exterior350pxFounded in 1870, we are the largest congregation in the State of Louisiana and the oldest Reform one. Temple Sinai is proud of our history of inspired rabbinic leadership committed to Tikkun Olam. The Congregation has an historic tradition of serving the spiritual needs of its diverse membership.  Our professional and lay leaders strive to create a congregation that seeks to be 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.


92nd Street Y Thursday, Dec. 17 at 7:15 pm

Politics and Pundits: Congressman Steve Israel with Chris Matthews Thursday, Dec. 17 at 7:15 pm We always knew Rep. Steve Israel had a funny side, but last December he “revealed his inner Jon Stewart,” according to the New York Daily News, with his novel The Global... read more

Family Shabbat on October 31st

Saturday October 31st was Family Shabbat and our Hebrew Students were simply amazing.  They led our entire service and we are so very proud of them! Each year there are four Family Shabbat Services (2 in the fall and 2 in the spring) that help prepare our students to... read more

Cantor’s Notes November 2015

One of the challenges in writing a column for our monthly bulletin, especially when it has to do with events in the news, is that it can be dated information by the time it reaches your mailbox. As I write this article, the news from Israel is difficult to read, with... read more

President’s Message November 2015

During our High Holiday services a debriefing was held with regard to our summer long process to gain input from our congregation through on-line surveys and focus group meetings. We discussed the tremendous response to these surveys, with over four hundred individual... read more

Shabbat Eve Services Friday at 6:15 p.m.
Cantor Colman will speak.
Shabbat Morning Services Saturday at 10:15 a.m.

November 30, 2015
December 2, 2015

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