Israeli History through Comedy | April 15, 2021 @ 7PM

Benji Lovitt’s observations on Israeli society, combined with his lifelong involvement in Jewish education, create a hilarious narrative that has brought smiles to faces all over the world. Since making aliyah in 2006, Benji has been called on by Jewish organizations...

A Word from Rabbi Sherman | March 30, 2021

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Dear Temple Sinai Family, CHAG PESACH SAMEACH – Happy Passover! I hope everyone is enjoying Passover so far this year. By the time you read this, our Springtime Festival will be almost halfway over. Time flies when you are eating Matzah! (What...

A Word from Rabbi Sherman | March 23, 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Dear Temple Sinai Family, I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe. Believe it or not – Passover is here. Passover begins this Saturday evening, March 27. So we only have a few days left to get ourselves and our homes ready for our...
Recipes | Charoset

Recipes | Charoset

3 medium Gala or Fuji apples, peeled and finely chopped 1/2 cup finely chopped California Walnuts, toasted 2 tablespoons sweet red wine or grape juice 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Matzo crackers, optional In a large bowl, toss apples and walnuts with...
Recipes | Matzah Ball Soup

Recipes | Matzah Ball Soup

MATZO DOUGH •6 large eggs •½ cup melted schmaltz (chicken fat) or vegetable oil •6Tbsp. low-sodium chicken broth or water •3Tbsp. chopped dill •1½tsp. kosher salt •¾tsp. freshly ground black pepper •1½cups matzo meal SOUP AND ASSEMBLY •4 chicken legs (thigh and...
Recipes | Passover Brisket

Recipes | Passover Brisket

• 1 4–5-lb. piece untrimmed flat-cut beef brisket • Kosher salt • Freshly ground black pepper • 4 Tbsp. vegetable oil, divided • 1 medium onion, cut through root end into 1”-thick wedges • 1large fennel bulb, cut through root end into 1”-thick wedges • 3 celery...

A Word from Rabbi Sherman | March 16, 2021

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 Dear Temple Sinai Family, I hope everyone is healthy and excited about the arrival of Spring. I am excited about our Annual Temple Gala – this year’s “Sinai Soiree in Slippers” – taking place this Saturday evening. It will be a special night,...

A Word from Rabbi Sherman | March 09, 2021

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Dear Temple Sinai Family,            It is hard to believe that the COVID-19 pandemic has now been a part of our community for an entire year. It was exactly at this time last year that we began cancelling events and in-person services and...

A Word from Rabbi Sherman | March 02, 2021

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 Dear Temple Sinai Family, Welcome to the month of March!  I cannot believe it is already here.  There is lots happening this month at Temple.  Attached you will find the March 2021 Temple Sinai Bulletin.  The Bulletin is always filled with lots...

New Orleans Rosenwald Film Screening

Special Presentation for Temple Sinai Watch this amazing film at home Friday, Feb. 19 – Sunday, Feb. 21. Then join us for an online panel discussion with film Writer, Producer and Director Aviva Kempner and our very own Bill Hess. Register here for access to the...