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.

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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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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Volunteer at 2nd Harvest Food Bank January 15

This Martin Luther King Jr., Day, help the Second Harvest Food Bank sort and box food in two shifts: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 12:30 p.m. to to 3:00 p.m. Volunteers should wear closed-toe shoes. Anyone age nine or older is welcome to participate. The Second Harvest...

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Bridge House/Grace House Xmas Meal December 17

Help provide a holiday meal, clothes, and toiletries to homeless and indigent individuals at Bridge House/Grace House's annual Christmas meal on Sunday, December 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Bridge House location, 4150 Earhart Blvd....

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Chanukah Dinner & Candle Lighting December 15

On Friday, December 15, join family and friends at a special Chanukah meal and candle-lighting on St. Charles Avenue. The dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by 6:15 p.m. Shabbat services. Dinner is $12 for adults, $8 for children ages five and up, and free for...

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

Saturday – 9:00 a.m. – Torah Study and Shabbat services

Our Judaica gift shop is permanently closed.

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February 18, 2018
  • NYC Confirmation Trip
    February 16, 2018-February 18, 2018 @ 
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February 19, 2018
February 21, 2018
February 23, 2018
  • Battle of the Song Leaders Shabbat & Sue Barton Oneg
    February 23, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
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February 24, 2018
  • Torah Study & Services
    February 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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  • 2nd Harvest Volunteering
    February 24, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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February 25, 2018