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Temple Sinai is located at 11620 Warwick Boulevard just south of Riverside Hospital in Newport News.In our 61st year, Temple Sinai has served as the Reform synagogue on the
Virginia Peninsula.

Contact Temple Sinai here or at 757-596-8352
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Announcements: [TS calendar at bottom]

Congregational: News

  • Shabbat Services for April & May are shown on the Worship page.   All Fri at 7:30 pm.  
    Fri, Apr 29, 7:30 pm. Sisterhood leads Shabbat service. childcare available.
  • Sun, May 1 and 8, 10 am. Religious School. No Adult Education; moves to Tuesdays 1 pm starting May 17.
  • Sun, May 1, 2 pm. Hallelujah! Our JBC season will come to a fantastic close with Liel Leibovitz, the author of "A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption and the Life of Leonard Cohen.”.  Program and book signing will be followed by a showing of "McCabe and Mrs. Miller," featuring the music of Leonard Cohen (flyer)
  • Tue, May 3, all day.  Give Local 757, online event midnight through 11:59 pm to benefit our Music Fund for High Holy Day soloists.  Thru Peninsula Community Foundation of VA.
  • Wed, May 4, 7 pm. Yom HaShoah program at JCC. Nicole Yancey, Holocaust survivor, speaker, Rabbi Sokol participating, and children’s essay awards.
  • Sun, May 15, 11 AM - 5 PM.  Jewish Food Festival at JCC featuring latkes and other Temple Sinai specialties.
  • Tue, May 17, 24, and 31, 1 pm, continuing to Jun 28. The Jewish Way. Join Rabbi Sokol for an informal study of the writings of our great Jewish sages. Explore a variety of everyday topics and values through a Jewish lens and engage in edifying discussions. Discover the incredible insights of our Rabbis and the timelessness of our tradition. Share your thoughts, feelings and life experiences. Learn more about our wonderful heritage and connect further with your community. Topic will be announced.
  • Caring Committee is fully operational. If you need assistance with everyday activities (such as transportation, errands, meals in event of illness) contact Jill Keech, Michele Linn, or Mary Beth. Assistance is confidential.
  • Tenth century Torah scroll sheet—see link—third oldest apart from Dead Sea scrolls
  • Temple Sinai Facebook page
  • Follow us on Twitter @templesinai_nn

Our leadership:
Rabbi: Séverine Sokol
President: C.F. Scott
Vice-President Operations: Larry Linn
Executive V.P. (Pulpit): Stu Flechner
Administrator: Mary Beth Colgan

We are located at 11620 Warwick Blvd in Newport News, Virginia 23601.

Temple Sinai Calendar

Jewish Holidays for 2016 through August (5776); source: URJ

Monthly Bulletins can be found at bottom of the Membership Page

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