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.

Support Sinai on GiveNOLA Day (May 7)

Temple Sinai is participating in GiveNOLA Day on May 7! GiveNOLA Day is a 24-hour event that encourages people from around the world to support nonprofits that have a direct impact on our community. Anyone can make a $10+ donation to Temple Sinai on May 7 by going...

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Announcing New Rabbi Daniel Sherman

The Temple Sinai Search Committee and the Board of Trustees are thrilled to announce that Rabbi Daniel Sherman has been enthusiastically and unanimously selected to serve as Temple Sinai's next Senior Rabbi. With a wealth of experience and contagious passion for...

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Rabbi Reimer Farewell Shabbat

Temple Sinai invites you to Shabbat services on Friday, May 10 as we bid farewell to our senior rabbi Matthew A. Reimer. At services and a special oneg, we'll honor Rabbi Reimer for his inspiring worship and deep dedication to the well-being of our congregants and the...

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Send a Purim Treat to Your Loved Ones at College

The Temple Sinai Cares Committee is sending a Purim treat to college students (and high school students away at boarding school) who are part of the Temple Sinai family. Please send the recipient's name and address by March 11 to TSCC@templesinaino.org, or call the...

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Temple Sinai 2019 Spring Gala

Join us as we honor our very own Cantor Joel Colman at the 2019 Temple Sinai Spring Gala, This is Your Life, Joel Colman on March 16, 2019 at 7:15 p.m. Joel has been our cantor for 20 years, and we are very excited to celebrate this milestone and to recognize Joel's...

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2018 Annual Giving Campaign

Donate here, or fill out this form and mail to Temple Sinai. Dear Temple Sinai Family, Temple Sinai is our sanctuary: our place to learn, connect, and engage. We celebrate inspirational and insightful worship, and have relevant and engaging programming. We make a...

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Susan Hess and Sandy Levy Earn Awards

Temple Sinai is extremely proud to announce that two of our members, Susan Hess and Sandy Levy, have recently been recognized for their many years of leadership and activism in the community. On October 15, Susan received the 2018 Hannah G. Solomon Award from the...

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz Book Discussion May 15 & 22

Join Temple Sinai on Wednesday, May, 15 at 7:15 p.m. or Wednesday, May 22 at 12:00 p.m. as we discuss NY Times and international bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz. The Tattooist of Auschwitz tells the true story of Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew transported to...

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Brotherhood Bingo May 18

Brotherhood invites you to our annual bingo fundraiser! Eat delicious fried chicken and crawfish while helping us support Chavurah@Sinai, holiday celebrations, and other Sinai initiatives. Featuring bingo prizes and raffle giveaways. RSVP here. Tickets at the door are...

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Friday – 7:15 p.m. Evening Shabbat Services

Saturday – 9:00 a.m. Torah Study
10:15 a.m. Bar Mitzvah of Joshua Rosenfeld

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May 22, 2019
May 23, 2019
  • Confirmation Ceremony & Dinner
    May 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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