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.

Sukkot & Simchat Torah

SUKKOT Sukkot is our annual 7-day Harvest Festival. It is a festive holiday, known as “the Season of our Joy.” We build a Sukkah (booth), which we decorate with symbols of the holiday and of the harvest. We shake the lulav and etrog as we gather to give thanks. We...

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High Holy Days Services

Sunday, Sept. 29 Rosh HaShanah Eve 7:30 p.m. Rosh HaShanah Evening Service This beautiful service begins our High Holy Day observance. We will announce the New Year as we welcome these Days of Awe and Repentance as one holy congregation and community. Our greeting for...

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November Services

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

Saturday – 9:00 a.m. Torah Study
10:15 a.m. Morning Shabbat Services

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November 20, 2019
November 21, 2019
  • NOFD Graduation Rehearsal
    November 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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November 22, 2019
  • NOFD Graduation Ceremony
    November 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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November 23, 2019
November 24, 2019