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.

From Where I Stand

From Where I Stand Andrea and I just figured out that we have cancelled four vacations this summer of COVID-19. There was the family gathering at a well- known beach resort near Charleston, South Carolina. It would have been such fun to all be together in a beautiful...

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Capital Campaign

If you have driven by Temple Sinai recently, you may have noticed the giant crane lifting equipment onto the roof of the Calhoun Building and the Sanctuary, or seen the workman outside. This work has started because Temple Sinai’s fifty plus year old air conditioning...

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July Services – via Zoom

6:00 p.m. Evening Shabbat Services

9:15 a.m. Torah Study
10:30 a.m. Morning Shabbat Services

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August 5, 2020
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  • Thursday Lunch with Rabbi Sherman
    August 6, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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