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.

Food Drive From Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur

From Rosh Hashanah through Yom Kippur, Temple Sinai is collecting peanut butter, oatmeal, and canned tuna, fruit and veggies (including diced tomatoes) for Second Harvest Food Bank. Ushers will hand out bags for food collection during Rosh Hashanah services. Food can...

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Sinai Goes to Texas for Hurricane Harvey Relief

On September 5, Cantor Colman and his son Josh drove a truck with items donated by over 75 members of the Temple Sinai community to the port of Port Arthur, Texas for distribution to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. "Driving into Port Arthur felt very familiar to...

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High Holy Days Streaming

The following High Holy Day services will be streamed live from Temple Sinai. Audio will be available at WRBH 88.3 FM and www.wrbh.org. Video streams will be available on the Temple Sinai website here. Erev Rosh Hashanah Wednesday, September 20 7:30 p.m. Service Rosh...

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New Year Care Packages

Know a college student who'd like a High Holy Days gift and greeting? Email the student's name and address to TSCC@templesinaino.org, and Temple Sinai Cares Committee will send them a holiday care...

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Register for Adult Hebrew & Intro to Judaism

Registration is now open for the following Adult Education classes: Introduction to Judaism, held each Sunday from September 17 through early 2018 from 9:00 a.m to 10:15 a.m., is a free, informal seminar open to anyone interested in exploring Judaism. Beginner Hebrew,...

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Religious/Hebrew School Registration Now Open

Click here to register your child(ren) for the 2017-2018 Religious and/or Hebrew School session. The Temple Sinai Religious School pairs art, Hebrew instruction, social action, t’filah, and hands-on projects with a comprehensive curriculum to help children create a...

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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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J-Serve Day April 8

Join Jewish teens in grades 7-12 for New Orleans J-Serve Day on April 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Mrs. Moore's Community Garden at John Quincy Adams Middle School. J-Serve provides teens with the opportunity to fulfill the Jewish values of gemilut chasidim (acts...

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PJ Library Family Event April 2

Join PJ Library for some playtime at the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn in City Park on Monday, April 2 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This free event will include hula-hooping and giant bubble-making! Bring your own blanket, chairs, water bottle, and favorite outside...

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Passover Seders March 30-April 3

Temple Sinai is having three seders this year! Save the date for our: 20s/30s seder on Friday, March 30 at 6:30 p.m. Held at an off-site location, this free seder will feature a creative spin on traditional Pesach food, engaging conversation, and four cups (at least!)...

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Sisterhood Shabbat March 24

Sisterhood is excited to announce that they will be hosting Shabbat on Saturday, March 24! All are welcome to get involved by serving as a reader (Hebrew and/or English) or contributing a dish to the luncheon. To be a reader, contact Marian Moore...

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

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


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April 25, 2018
April 27, 2018
  • Shabbat Evening Services
    April 27, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
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April 28, 2018
  • Torah Study and Services
    April 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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April 29, 2018
April 30, 2018