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Upcoming Events and Happenings:

Rhythm and Jews Services:

Our signature service featuring the Bruno Trio with Rabbi Churgel and Chazzan Abramson (on guitar) create an upbeat fusion of Israeli, Chasidic, American and Middle Eastern sounds that delight young and old alike.  Welcome reception at 5:15 PM, the Service at 6 PM.  

CDs of the service are available in the temple office with a suggested $18 donation.


Special Events:

NEW classes are announced!  Under Lifelong Learning / the Current Adult Class tab.  Many new offerings for Fall 2017!


SAFETY-JOOSY Kickoff at TreeUmph!

This event has been postponed due to the hurricane!

What might you find in a tree 60 feet in the air?
Come to theTemple Sinai SAFETY-JOOSY Kickoff Event and find out! Swing, jump, and zip in the trees with friends!
Sunday, September 24, 2017 Stand by for new upcoming date.
Begins PROMPTLY at 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
21805 State Road 70, Bradenton, FL 34211
Cost: $30 for Youth Grades 6-12 and $43 for Parents/Guardians

You will have fun, but you must be brave!
Junior climbers (ages 9-11) must reach 5’9” when arms
are held up with feet flat on the ground. All other
climbers (ages 12+) must reach 5’11” when arms are
held up with feet flat on the ground.
Parents are welcome…if they dare!
Lunch and drinks provided!

Click here now to register.
Register online by September 15 at 11:59 PM


High Holy Days Services

Please contact our office at 941-924-1802 for a packet of information and schedule. Guests are warmly welcomed.  

Young Families have two upcoming High Holy Day Services:
Thursday, Sept. 21 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, Sept. 30 at 2:00 PM
Join Rabbi and Chazzan for a family-friendly service, sharing a story and a holiday activity. Everyone is welcome to attend.  

Congregational Trip to Israel with Rabbi Churgel:

May 6-17, 2018 What a trip it will be!  Created by the ARZA Travel division, it is designed for first-time visitors as well as returnees. Includes 9 nights of accomodations; 2 in Tel Aviv, 2 at a Kibbutz hotel in the north, 5 in Jerusalem.   All breakfasts, 6 other meals and much more is in part of the package. Details can easily be found by clicking here now.  It's all there! If you would like to be added to a group distribution list for updates contact


Rosh Chodesh Women's Study Group

Rosh Chodesh, occurring monthly, as a celebration of the 'New Moon" is a holiday specifically for women and celebrated by women.  Our Rosh Chodesh gatherings take place on the Friday closest to the actual Rosh Chodesh date: we meet from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m in Room 2 of the school wing and an optional group lunch, offsite, follows.  Our creative gatherings are facilitated by one or two members and include innovative programming in a friendly and nurturing atmosphere.  There is no charge to participate.   For further information and to RSVP please contact Roberta at 941-346-5529 or  Temple women of all ages are invited to attend.

Dates are listed on the Current Adult Classes under Lifelong Learning tab.



Our WHAT? A Liturgist-in-Residence, Alden Solovy will be here over the Chanukah Shabbat of December 15 - 17, 2017. He is a liturgist, author, poet, teacher and journalist.  Visit his website to read all about him.  There will be a Chanukah dinner, Shabbat services and ample opportunities to study with him.  Volunteers and Sponsors are needed to make the weekend a success.  Call the office for info.



Calling all Performers!

In October of 2017, a troupe called the Sinai Players will be forming.  Singers, actors and musicians are needed.  This effort will be led by Chazzan Abramson and Emily Levin.  Look for more info in the months ahead.


Havurot at Temple Sinai! 

We have recently formed our Fourteenth  Havurah!  Won't you consider joining us?  Temple Sinai's Havurot Program consists of multiple groups, each one individually known as a "havurah" (a Hebrew word translated as "friendship" or "companions”).  Information and registration forms are available in the temple office and on the membership table in the Sanctuary foyer.  You can also reach the Havurah committee via email at  Over 225 members have signed on for this opportunity.


NEW CD Release:

Chazzan Abramson has created a special

25th Anniversary of Temple Sinai CD of music.  

Click here now to hear samples and for links to purchase. 

Also available in the Temple Gift Shop


Please see Current Adult Classes for a wide range of educational opportunities! Also see the Community tab for Women of Sinai and Sinai Mens Club events