• 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.

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Service & Shabbat Barbeque
Shabbat Under
the Stars

Friday, August 7 at 6 p.m.
Callahan Ranch Park

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A Community-Wide Celebration & Disscussion
Chavurah Shabbat
at Temple Sinai
Friday, July 17, 6:00 p.m.

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An Afternoon Lunch
Lunch and a Movie
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
Sunday, July 19 at noon

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Men's Club Monthly
Breakfast and Guest Speaker

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Monthly 1st Shabbat
Torah Study
with Rabbi Bair
10:00 a.m. on the
First Shabbat each month

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Read this year's
High Holy Days 5775 Sermons

by Rabbi Ethan Bair

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Bi-Weekly eNewsletter

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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 08, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm


Jul 10, 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm


Jul 15, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm


Jul 17, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm


Jul 17, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm


Jul 19, 2015 12:00pm - 3:00pm


Jul 22, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm


Jul 22, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm