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.

10,000 Conversations Project

A CALL TO ACTION It is only fitting that the Social Action Committee should start its work in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Our community is struggling. We need not recount here the misery that this terrible natural disaster has wrought in the lives of each one...

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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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L’Shanah Tovah from your Temple Sinai Family! If you weren’t able to join us for Yom Kippur, click above to watch Rabbi Sherman’s Sermon!

October Services via Zoom

Friday Night Service
6:00 p.m. – Shabbat  Evening Service

Saturday Services
9:00 a.m.- Torah Study
10:30 a.m.- Shabbat Morning Service


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October 26, 2020
  • Religious Education Committee Meeting
    October 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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October 28, 2020
October 29, 2020
  • Thursday Lunch with Rabbi Sherman
    October 29, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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October 30, 2020
October 31, 2020
  • Virtual Torah Study
    October 31, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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  • Shabbat Morning Service and the Bar Mitzvah of Nolan Rosenfeld
    October 31, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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November 1, 2020
  • Chavurah@Sinai Online
    November 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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