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

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Upcoming Events  

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Thursday, February 4 at 7:30 pm Film "The Green Prince"

Monday, February 8 Florida Luncheon Reservation Deadline

Tuesday, February 9 at 10:00 am Adult Education with Rabbi White "Why We Do What We Do in Services"

Wednesday, February 10 at 12:30 pm Sinai Stitches

Wednesdays, February 10 and 24 at 7:00 pm Chazak Teen Program

Wednesday, February 10 at 7:00 pm Friend of a Friend Krav Maga Self Defense Course

Wednesday, February 24 at 12:00 Noon Caring Committee Lunch and Learn

Wednesday, February 24 at 7:30 pm Walking in Each Other's Shoes: A Discussion About Race and Religion

Sunday, February 28 at 12:00 Noon Brotherhood Bowling

Ongoing Events

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Spotlight on Shabbat

Shabbat Hallelu - First Friday of the Month at 6:30 pm - Next February 5

Shabbat LaNeshama - Third Friday of the Month at 7:45 pm - Next February 19

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 February 6

Jewish Community Choir - Tuesdays at 7:30 pm

Save These Dates

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Thursday, March 10 at 7:00 pm Sinai in the City, An Evening With Rabbi Josh Weinberg


Sunday, March 13 at 3:30 pm Sinai Social Club Movie It Is No Dream and Dinner


Tuesday, March 15 at 7:30 pm Rabbi Daniel Freelander to Discuss European Anti-Semitism


Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 pm Israeli-Palestinian Discussion with Roots at Islamic Center of Long Island


Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 pm An Evening With Frank Bruni, Author of Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania


Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 pm Yom Hashoah Movie Memory After Belsen Followed by Discussion With Filmmakers


Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 pm Hospital Chaplains Across Three Faiths Discuss End-of-Life Issues


Tuesday, May 17 at 7:30 pm Author Nina Wolf Feld Discusses Someday You Will Understand:  My Father's Private World War II


Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 pm Sinai Sights and Sounds





Temple Sinai Spotlight


Documentary Movie

The Green Prince

The Story of a Hamas Leader's Son Who Worked for Israel

Thurs, February 4,  7:30 pm

Our Famous Florida Luncheon

Monday, February 22 at 12:00 Noon


For Reservations click here (deadline February 8)

    January-February 2016 Scribe

From the Rabbi's Study


Rabbi Andrew Gordon

Building Roots and Branches for the Next Generation

As the snow and the ice begin to pile up and the cold temperatures continue to plummet, it’s time to celebrate Tu B’Shevat, Jewish Arbor Day!  This year, Tu B’Shevat will be held on January 25.  

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From the President's Desk 


Jonathan Cheris

Dear Friends,

As we begin 2016, Temple Sinai’s commitment to our congregational family remains unwavering.  Your clergy and leadership are engaged with delivering a wonderful lineup of programs and events. We will continue our tradition of being a shining star on Long Island and the largest Reform Synagogue – a source of pride for all of us.   

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From the Cantor-Educator


Cantor-Educator Elena Schwartz  

Sing, Plant and Ski with Us …

There is a beautiful old Jewish legend, which says that after the Almighty created the world, Adonai gathered the angels and asked them what they thought of it. One of them replied, “The only thing missing is the sound of praise for the Creator!” And so God created music. 

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Sinai Sights and Sounds - Call for Artists


Fine Arts Exhibit

On Sunday May 22, Temple Sinai is excited to once again host it’s Fine Arts Exhibit for everyone to enjoy. Artists within our Temple Sinai membership, and those who are members of the local community, are welcome to present and sell their art. This year we are also proud to include high school artists. The exhibit is juried by a panel of independent judges. Photography, paintings, mixed media and sculpture will be showcased. (This exhibit does not include craft items.)

High School Age Artists

We’re looking for high school age artists within the Temple Sinai congregation! How would you like to present and/or sell your art? Temple Sinai is proud to now include teens at the Temple Sinai Fine Arts Exhibit on Sunday, May 22. Inspired and aspiring young artists may submit one piece to a juried panel of independent judges. Works of art may include photography, paintings, mixed media and sculpture.

For more information and an application, please contact the Temple office at [email protected] or 516-621-6800.  The deadline for submission is April 1.

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