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.
(From left to right) Cantors Sergei & Elena Schwartz, Rabbi Michael White, Rabbi Andrew Gordon
A Year in the Life of Temple Sinai Video
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Every heart has a home at Temple Sinai. As the largest Reform Synagogue on Long Island, Temple Sinai will deliver and expand our outstanding, personalized and innovative programs and services to our inclusive Jewish community.
Click to View LIVE Streaming of Shabbat and Archived Services:
(LIVE Streaming during the summer when weather is inclement)
Teen Chazak is a vocational training program for teens with special needs in a Jewish setting.
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Sunday, October 9 at 9:00 am Brotherhood Sukkah Building
Friday, October 14 at 10:00 am Friend of a Friend/Chaverot Sukkah Decorating
** NOTE** SAVE THE DATE - Saturday, December 3rd - A hot night for a cool cause, FIRE & ICE, Temple Sinai's Third Annual Benefit Auction
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Bibles and Bagels - First and Third Saturdays of the Month at 10:00 am - October 1 and 15
Temple Sinai in the News
See Temple Sinai on Mitzvah Day on News Channel 12 (for Optimum Subscribers)
Temple Sinai Spotlight
Wishing you a sweet New Year filled with health,
happiness and peace.
From your Temple Sinai Family
Rosh Hashanah Begins on Sunday, October 2
Monthly Adult Education with Rabbi White Begins
The Tribes of Israel: A Shared Homeland for a Divided People
Monday, September 19 - 7:00 pm
or Tuesday, September 20 - 9:30 am
From Rabbi White's Study
What We Gain When the Holy Days Work
For as long as I have breath, For as long as my soul is within me, I offer thanks to You, Adonai, my God -Talmud Berachot 60b
Cantor Sergei has been including this beautiful prayer of gratitude in our morning services for some time now, and each time I hear it I find myself stopping and focusing on my breath, on how often I fail to notice this vital bodily function. Breathing.
From the President's Desk
The High Holy Days are upon us. On behalf of my wife Ann and I, along with our children Aaron and Sara, we want to wish you and your family health, laughter and hope that this year will be a wonderful one. When you look into your heart as the New Year starts, may you discover a new sense of possibility, a new belief in the gifts you have to share, and a renewed commitment to your faith and your dreams. Happy New Year!
From the Cantor-Educator
Cantor-Educator Elena Schwartz
A Goal for The New Year
As we stand at the threshold of the New Year 5777, our tradition implores each of us to engage in Cheshbon HaNefesh - examining our deeds during the past year and taking stock of the kind of person each of us will be in the coming year. Of the many Middot - moral virtues - which we are trying to instill in our children and in our entire Religious School community, Shmirat Ha'lashon - the ethics of speech - is perhaps the starting point for which Judaism strives.
Religious School Registration is in Progress - School Starts Monday, September 12 - Click Here for Information and Registration Materials
Perpetual Calendar of Jewish Holidays
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