A Word from Rabbi Sherman | May 11, 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Dear Temple Sinai Family,            I hope that everyone is well and staying dry. I was excited to read the news about vaccinations for our 12-15 year-old children. I think it is a wonderful step as we try to keep our families, schools, and...

A Word from Rabbi Sherman | May 04, 2021

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Dear Temple Sinai Family, Welcome to the first week of May! All one has to do is take a quick glance at the calendar, and you will see what a busy and special month May 2021 will be at Temple Sinai this year. I wanted to point out a few...

A Word from Rabbi Sherman | April 27, 2021

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Dear Temple Sinai Family,            Where did April go? I cannot believe that May is right around the corner. This is a busy time around Temple with lots of great things going on.            This week is our final session in our two-part Adult...

A Word from Rabbi Sherman | Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Dear Temple Sinai Family, Isn’t it great to feel the sunshine once again? I hope that everyone is remaining healthy and getting vaccinated. I enjoyed our Israel programming this past week as we wished the State of Israel a very happy...

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...