• 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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Saturday, July 26
Northern NV Pride
Wingfield Park, Reno

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3-6 p.m. Sunday, July 27
Summer Pool Party
to meet the new Director of Family Education

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6 p.m. Callahan Ranch Park
Sinai's Shabbat Under the Stars

Friday, July 4th and
Friday, August 1st

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

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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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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


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


Aug 01, 2014 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Rabbi-led Shabbat Under the Stars


Aug 02, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
First Shabbat Torah Study


Aug 06, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Talmud Study


Aug 08, 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Service


Aug 10, 2014 12:15pm - 3:15pm
Jew Tang (Teens) Hikes


Aug 13, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Talmud Study


Aug 15, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Chavurah Shabbat Service


Aug 20, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Talmud Study


Aug 22, 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Service


Aug 26, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Elul I: Preparing for the High Holydays


Aug 27, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Talmud Study