• 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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Family Tahoe
Shabbat Retreat at Granlibakken

Friday, November 14 & Saturday, November 15

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Temple Sinai
Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 8, 7-8pm
Sunday, Nov. 9, 10am-3pm

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Rosh Chodesh
Women's Monthly Learning
with Nadya Bair

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Read this year's
High Holy Days 5775 Sermons

by Rabbi Ethan Bair

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Monthly 1st Shabbat
Torah Study
with Rabbi Bair
10:00am on the 1st Shabbat each month

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See what's coming up
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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

OCT
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Oct 26, 2014 10:00am - 1:30pm

OCT
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Oct 29, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm

OCT
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Oct 30, 2014 4:15pm - 5:30pm

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Oct 31, 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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Nov 02, 2014 8:45am - 11:30am

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Nov 02, 2014 10:00am - 1:30pm

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Nov 05, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Nov 07, 2014 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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Nov 08, 2014 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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Nov 09, 2014 10:00am - 3:00pm

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Nov 09, 2014 10:00am - 1:30pm

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Nov 11, 2014 7:00pm - 8:30pm