• Join us for Ali Stamm's 10th Anniversary Celebration

    Friday, June 17  at 6:30pm

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  • Welcome To Temple Sinai of Roslyn

    Where every heart has a home. 

  • 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
(From left to right) Cantors Sergei & Elena Schwartz, Rabbi Michael White, Rabbi Andrew Gordon

 

A Year in the Life of Temple Sinai Video

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Every heart has a home at Temple Sinai.  As the largest Reform Synagogue on Long Island, Temple Sinai will deliver and expand our outstanding, personalized and innovative programs and services to our inclusive Jewish community. 


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Upcoming Events  

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Monday, May 30, Memorial Day - Building Closed

Wednesday, June 1 at 11:00 am Morning Talmud with Rabbi Gordon

Wednesday, June 1 at 7:00 pm Friend of a Friend Chaverot Game Night

Thursday, June 2 at 7:00 pm Adult Education with Rabbi White

Friday, June 3 at 9:30 am Friend of a Friend Meeting

Friday, June 3 at 10:00 am Friend of a Friend Brunch Honoring Jill Goldberg

Friday, June 3 at 6:30 pm Shabbat Hallelu/Birthday Blessings, Kulanu/Generation Equality Shabbat with Garrett Glaser, D-Day Commemoration

Tuesday, June 7 at 7:45 pm Brotherhood Meeting

Thursday, June 9 at 7:00 pm Adult Education with Rabbi White

Friday, June 10 at 5:30 pm Pre-Shabbat Service Meet & Mingle Cocktail Hour Honoring Long Time Congregants

Friday, June 10 at 6:30 pm Shabbat Service/Board Installation/Honoring Long Time Congregants

Sunday, June 12 at 9:30 am Shavuot Yizkor Service

Sunday, June 12 at 10:30 am Shavuot Confirmation Service

Tuesday, June 14 at 10:00 pm Adult Education with Rabbi White

Tuesday, June 14 at 7:30 pm Sinai Stitches

Friday, June 17 at 6:30 pm Shabbat Service/Birthday Blessings/ Honoring Ali Stamm

Thursday, June 23 at 7:30 pm Lois Morton "The 20th Century Girl"


Ongoing Events

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Spotlight on Shabbat

Shabbat Hallelu - First Friday of the Month at 6:30 pm - June 3

Shabbat LaNeshama - Third Friday of the Month at 7:45 pm - June 24 

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

Bibles and Bagels - First and Third Saturdays of the Month at 10:00 am - June 4, & June 18

Jewish Community Choir - Tuesdays at 7:30 pm through June 14


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Friday, June 3 at 6:30 pm Kulanu/Generation Equality Shabbat, Speaker:  Garrett Glaser

 

 

Thursday, June 23 at 7:30 pm Lois Morton, the 20th Century Girl

 


Temple Sinai in the News

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Temple Sinai's Community Choir Performing at the Temple Choir Festival at Temple Avodah, Oceanside NY (Entire Concert)  Click Here to view the Temple Sinai Choir only.

 

 

 

 

 

Temple Sinai Spotlight

 

Kulanu/Generation Equality Shabbat

Featuring Garrett Glaser

Friday, June 3 at 6:30 pm

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    May 2016 Scribe

 

 

 


From Rabbi White's Study 

 

Rabbi Michael White's Remarks at Temple Sinai's Annual Meeting

Many of the laws in the Torah’s book of Leviticus, the book from which we read each week at this season, seem outdated. This week is a case in point. The Torah commands that priests, while in service performing animal sacrifices in the Holy Temple, were forbidden from coming into contact with the dead or attending funerals, except for immediate family members.  That’s because Jewish law teaches that every time a Jew visits the cemetery or attends a funeral, we become spiritually unclean and impure.  But we can wash our hands, and we are thus purified.

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From the President's Desk 

 

Jonathan Cheris

June is a wonderful time for the Temple, especially this year.  On June 10th we’ll honor long-time congregants with a special service to coincide with the installation of the new board. On June 12th we celebrate Shavuot with our Confirmation service, one of the largest in recent years.  Then on June 17th, we’ll have a special evening to celebrate the achievements of our Youth Engagement initiatives and our Director of Youth Engagement Ali Stamm on her 10 years at Temple Sinai.  As we end June, we’ll start our wonderful outdoor services in the courtyard.

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From the Cantor-Educator

 

Cantor-Educator Elena Schwartz  

The Story of Creation Performed by Israeli Students

All are invited to The Story of Creation a musical performance presented by Israeli students from Yohana Jabotinsky Boarding School in Israel. 

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