• Temple Sinai’s Big Read

    Thursday, December 3 at 7:30 pm

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  • Welcome To Temple Sinai of Roslyn

    We hope you'll Make My Sinai Your Sinai.

  • Distinguished Lecturer Series

    Temple Sinai has a rich history of bringing world renowned speakers to our congregation, such as former President Bill Clinton.

  • Sinai In The City

    Our unique young adult group does some community service by cleaning up a Manhattan park.

  • In Our Community

    Temple Sinai's spirit goes beyond our walls. We celebrate Tashlich at the Gerry Pond Park in Roslyn.

  • Our Celebrations

    Temple Sinai is a place for every holiday celebration. Simchat Torah is always a favorite!

  • Our Nursery School

    Temple Sinai's Nursery School students love to learn and explore!

Shalom & Welcome

We are delighted to welcome you to Temple Sinai of Roslyn. Temple Sinai is an inclusive Reform congregation that offers a warm welcome and nurturing home to all who seek a meaningful and enduring connection to Judaism. We welcome Jews from all backgrounds, striving to serve the needs of families and singles, Jews of all races, cultures and sexual orientations, as well as Jews-by-choice and interfaith families. Temple Sinai is a vibrant community with a wide variety of spiritual, educational and social programs. We encourage you to explore all that our web site and our community have to offer.

Temple Sinai Clergy
Cantor Sergei Schwartz, Rabbi Michael White, Rabbi Andrew Gordon

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Upcoming Events  

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Chanukah Holiday Kit

Monday, November 30 at 7:30 pm Herbert Tarr Closing Concert

Monday, November 30 Deadline for Fiddler on the Roof Tickets

Wednesday, December 2 at 11:00 am Wednesday Morning Talmud with Rabbi Gordon

Wednesday, December 2 at 7:00 pm Friend of a Friend Chaverot Game Night

Thursday, December 3 at 7:30 pm, 4th BIG READ - Be Inspired by Gail Sheehy - author of "DARING: My Passages"

Sunday, December 6 through Sunday, December 13 - "8 Nights of Giving"

Tuesday, December 8 at 10:00 am Adult Education with Rabbi White

Thursday, December 10 at 7:30 pm Adult Education with Cantor Sergei Schwartz

Monday, December 14 at 7:00 pm Sinai in the City Chanuakh Event

Ongoing Events


Spotlight on Shabbat

Shabbat Hallelu - First Friday of the Month at 6:30 pm - Next December 4

Shabbat LaNeshama - Third Friday of the Month at 7:45 pm - Next December 18

Morning Minyan/Shabbat Torah Study - Saturdays at 9:00 am

Bibles and Bagels - First and Third Saturdays of the Month at 10:00 am - Next December 5 

Jewish Community Choir - Tuesdays at 7:30 pm



Temple Sinai's 4th Big Read


You were capitivated by Pete Hamill

You laughed out loud with Alan Zweibel

You were mesmerized by Ari Shavit

Now be inspired by Gail Sheehy

Thursday, December 3 at 7:30 pm

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Temple Sinai Spotlight

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    December 2015 Scribe

From the Rabbi's Study


Rabbi Michael White

Is Judaism Political?

It’s a question I’m occasionally asked, and the answer is: yes, but it’s complicated.  Judaism is so rich, so sophisticated and so nuanced that it is impossible to find THE Jewish position on any contemporary issue.  Does Judaism support gun control?

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From the President's Desk 


Jonathan Cheris

Introducing a new Chanukah Initiative

8 Nights of Giving!

Has there ever been a time when a gift received on Chanukah sat in a drawer unnoticed for a long time?  Have you ever found an expired gift card received during the holidays in the pocket of your favorite jacket – years later?  

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From the Education Director


Cantor/Educator Elena Schwartz  

Temple Sinai Religious School 2015-2016 is off to a great start!

Exciting, new flexible choices and programs are a big hit

There is a CONTINUED sense of community, purpose and connection at Temple Sinai’s Religious School, following the exciting and innovative programming instituted last year. 

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Religious School Registration for the 2015-16 school year is open.  School is in progress.  Click here for full information.



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