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Temple Sinai is located at 11620 Warwick Boulevard just south of Riverside Hospital in Newport News.In our 60th year, Temple Sinai has served as the Reform synagogue on the
Virginia Peninsula.

Contact Temple Sinai here or at 596-8352
view map for directions

Announcements: [TS calendar at bottom]


Congregational: News

  • Sat, Jan 31, 10 am inaugurates occasional extra-family-friendly, morning Shabbat services. (see details).
  • Details of Shabbat Services for January are on the Worship page. All Friday at 7:30 pm except Saturday, Jan 31. (see details).
  • Next Torah Study Sun, 1 pm on Feb 1. Click here for revised schedule.
  • Program for JBC, see new web page.
  • Save the date: Sunday, March 29, 2-4 pm at Temple for Raising the Roof; special appearance by Virginia Symphony Orchestra violinist Pavel Ilyashov, our Fiddler on the Roof. Hors d'oeuvres by Gidi Gourmet. This is a fundraiser to provide security and roofing upgrades.
  • Our other volunteer opportunities are listed on the Volunteer tab
  • Membership opportunity: $100 dues credit to members bringing in a new member.
  • Temple Sinai Facebook page


  • Sisterhood birthday/anniversary card flyer.
  • Sisterhood meeting, Mon, Feb 9, 7 pm.
  • Sun, Feb 8, Sisterhood tour and lunch at Chrysler Museum, Norfolk. See flyer. Men welcome too.
  • Wed, Feb 19, Celebrate Rosh Chodesh at Nella Ostrovsky's. See flyer.
  • Next Brotherhood Breakfast: Sun, Feb22, 10 am. June Mellman will speack on the Virginia Historic Register effort.


Our leadership:
Rabbi: Séverine Sokol
President: Paul Brindza
Vice-President Operations: Pat Finneran
Executive V.P. (Pulpit): Frank Scott
Administrator: Mary Beth Colgan

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

Temple Sinai Calendar

Jewish Holidays for 2014 (5774-5775); source: URJ

Monthly Bulletins can be found at bottom of the Membership Page

Union of Reform Judaism



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