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.

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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Senior Outreach Luncheon April 3

Temple Sinai Sisterhood invites seniors to "A Jazzy Jewish Luncheon," their annual Robert L. Kohlmann Senior Outreach Program, on Wednesday, April 3 at noon at Temple Sinai. The luncheon is free, and will feature live music from the Panorama Trio. Please RSVP by...

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Sisterhood Meeting March 24

Planning for Sisterhood's annual Attic Sale is already underway! Join Sisterhood in organizing one of Temple Sinai's largest fundraisers at their next meeting on Sunday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m. at the temple.  

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Brotherhood Meetings March 24 & 26

Join Brotherhood at a monthly meeting as we discuss our annual bingo event, Brotherhood Shabbat (April 12), and leadership opportunities! Our 10:00 a.m. March 24 and 7:00 p.m. March 26 meetings will have the same agenda, so attend the time that works for you. RSVP...

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Brotherhood Lunch with Rabbi Reimer March 13

Enjoy some delicious Moroccan and Middle Eastern fare while getting to know Rabbi Reimer and your fellow Sinai members! Come to Brotherhood's lunch with Rabbi Reimer on Wednesday, March 13 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Casablanca Restaurant. The meal will be $35. For...

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General Brotherhood Meetings February 17 & 19

Join us as we continue planning our involvement with Chavurah@Sinai and the Anti-Defamation League, and more! Our February 17 and February 19 meetings will have the same agenda, so attend the time that works for you. RSVP below: February 17 Meeting February 19...

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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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Musician Eliana Light At Shabbat May 3

Temple Sinai is excited to welcome Jewish educator and musician Eliana Light to Shabbat services on Friday, May 3! 6:00 p.m. Temple Toddlers Shabbat 6:15 p.m. Special Music Shabbat Post-Oneg Learning Session on the G!D Project Raised in Memphis, TN on soul music and...

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August Services- Welcome Back!
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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August 23, 2019
  • Shabbat Evening Service
    August 23, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
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August 24, 2019
August 25, 2019
August 27, 2019
  • New Teacher Orientation
    August 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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August 28, 2019
  • Brotherhood Lunch with Rabbi Sherman
    August 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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  • Brotherhood Clergy Lunch with Rabbi
    August 28, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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  • Teacher Classroom set up time
    August 28, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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