Celebrating the Spirit of New Orleans!

New Orleans' First Reform Congregation

Join our community today!

Welcome home to Temple Sinai. All are Welcome, All the time.

Educating all ages in our faith.

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.


Purim at Temple Sinai Wednesday, March 23

If you are ages 3-103 you will LOVE this fun Star Wars themed Purim Shpiel starring: Rabbi Edward Cohn, Cantor Joel Colman, Ann Zivitz Kientz, our ISJL Fellow Elias Chajet, Ivy Cohen and a few more surprise guests! The Sisterhood is hard at work on a fantastic Purim... read more


Rabbi Cohn on NPR

Rabbi Cohn, eloquent as always, explains the story of Chanukah on NPR and why we eat certain foods. In addition, he regales us with some stories of our Jewish upbringing. Click Here to Hear it!  ... read more


Shabbat Evening Services Friday at 6:15
Cantor Colman will speak. Passover Yizkor Service
Shabbat Morning Services Saturday at 10:15

May 5, 2016
May 6, 2016
May 7, 2016
May 8, 2016
May 12, 2016
May 13, 2016
May 14, 2016
May 15, 2016
May 16, 2016
May 20, 2016
May 21, 2016
May 22, 2016
May 27, 2016
May 28, 2016
May 29, 2016


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-Kindergarten through Confirmation in such a way that students revisit key content areas with increasing sophistication as they progress through the entire curriculum.