• Our Torah Scrolls Torah
  • Our New Building Temple Sinai
  • Miriam dancing with the Israelites having crossed the Reed Sea crafted by Harry Weinberg 1997 / 5757. Sinai Doors
  • The eternal light for our Sanctuary. Ner Tamid
  • Design representing the continuum of life. Created 2010 / 5770. Sinai Stained Glass
  • Come celebrate the JOY of Shabbat at Temple Sinai. Shabbat

Welcome to Temple Sinai

Established in 1962, Temple Sinai is a community of approximately 135 diverse households affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) All residents of Northern Nevada and visitors are welcome to any of our programs, worship services, and other activities. Click here to read our history.

What's Happening at Temple Sinai

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Shabbat Retreat

May 2 through May 3
Reservations are now closed.

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Sisterhood Presents the
Kugle Cook-Off
May 17 at 6:00pm
$20ea Before 5/10

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Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
Prayer Class

Starting January 21, 2014

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Monthly 1st Shabbat
Torah Study
with Rabbi Bair
10:30am on the 1st Shabbat each month

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Rosh Chodesh
Women's Monthly Learning

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Hosts needed...
Signup to Host an Oneg for Shabbat

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Rabbi Ethan Bair's
High Holy Days Sermons, 5774

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Check out our...
Weekly eNewsletter

Read the current issue or subscribe to find out about all our current events.

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See what's coming up
on our extended
Online Calendar

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Temple Sinai
Rabbi's Blog

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Temple Sinai
President's Blog

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Rabbi Ethan Bair Temple Sinai welcomes Rabbi Ethan Bair. Rabbi Bair grew up in Boston where he was raised by spiritual seekers who rediscovered their Judaism through the Jewish Renewal movement. A graduate of Oberlin College and a former Fulbright scholar to Germany, Rabbi Bair was ordained at the Reform seminary, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles, in 2011. He wrote his Rabbinic thesis on...  Click HERE to read more >>  
social action The Jewish practice of Tikkun Olam (to heal the world) is very important to our synagogue family. Temple Sinai had been involved in our local community through helping to house the homeless (Family Promise), spending time helping out at the local food bank (FBNN), helping to feed the hungry through our High Holy Days Food Drive, and encouraging our community leaders to make socially conscious policies and laws (ACTIONN). Visit our Tikkun Olam page to learn more.
tzedakahWe have many Temple funds to choose from: General Fund, Capital Fund, Cemetery Fund, Community Education Fund, FF&I Fund (Furnishings, Fixtures & Interiors), Maintenance Fund, Music Fund, Oneg Fund, Rabbi's Discretionary Fund, Religious School Fund, and Ritual Fund. Click here to make a donation.

Upcoming Events


Apr 25, 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Yom HaShoah Shabbat Service


Apr 27, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Religious School Yom HaShoah Whole Family Day


Apr 27, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hebrew School


Apr 30, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Talmud Study


May 02, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Service


6:00pm May 02, 2014 - 8:00pm May 03, 2014
Family Shabbaton at Lake Tahoe


May 04, 2014 8:45am - 12:15pm
Men's Club Breakfast


May 04, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Religious School


May 04, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hebrew School


May 06, 2014 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Pray with Meaning and Understanding


May 07, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Talmud Study


May 09, 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services

Temple Sinai at 50: A Look Back

Temple Sinai at 50: A Look Back