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Sinai Temple - 10400 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. 90024 Phone (310) 474-1518 Fax (310) 474-6801
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Welcome to Sinai Temple!

Sinai Temple

Welcome to Sinai Temple. Sinai is a conservative congregation founded in 1906. We are committed to the land and people of Israel, to the serious study of ancient and modern Jewish learning, and to the beautiful music and spiritual richness of prayer. In our diverse community, we have several different kinds of worship services, with our main sanctuary attracting an average of one-thousand people on Shabbat mornings. We are a congregation of spiritual seekers, loving tradition, embracing modernity, animated by the Jewish mission of improving the world.

Thank you for visiting - we hope you will decide to join us.

Our Mission Statement

Sinai Temple is dedicated to providing a welcoming and caring community for its members, devoted to Jewish learning and support for Israel and the Jewish people, and committed to improving ourselves and the world through a growing relationship with God from generation to generation.
 
We are committed to the principles and values of Conservative Judaism and we welcome Jews of all backgrounds and affiliations to observe life cycle events, and pursue our mission through prayer, rituals, learning, music and the other gifts God has given us.


Office Hours:

  • Monday - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Saturday - Closed
  • Sunday - Closed

Sinai Temple observes the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day (January 1)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (3rd Monday in January)
  • Presidents’ Day (3rd Monday in February)
  • Pesach (1st and 2nd day)
  • Pesach (7th and 8th day)
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
  • Shavuot (2 days)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day
  • Rosh Hashanah (2 days)
  • Yom Kippur
  • Sukkot (1st and 2nd day)
  • Shemini Atzeret
  • Simchat Torah
  • Veterans’ Day (Nov. 11)
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Service Hours:

FRIDAYS

Mincha/Shabbat Service
Every Friday Night
5:45 p.m.

Jammies ‘N’ Jeans Shabbat/ Shabbat in the Park
1st Friday of the month
5:45 p.m.

The Ted and Hedy Orden & Family Friday Night Live
2nd Friday of the month
7:30 p.m.

SATURDAYS

Main Sanctuary
Every Shabbat morning
8:45 a.m.
The Rabbi begins teaching at 10:00 a.m. each Shabbat

Family Minyan
Almost every Shabbat morning (9:00 a.m. when there is a B’nai Mitzvah)
9:30 a.m.

Torah in the Round
3rd Shabbat of each month
9:30 a.m.

STARS Shabbat Morning
Once a month
10:00 a.m.

TOT Shabbat
3rd Shabbat of each month
9:00 a.m.

The Feit Family Shabbat LIVE
2nd Saturday of the month
11:00 a.m.

Daily Minyan
Sunday Mornings - 8:30 a.m.
Monday – Friday – 7:30 a.m.
Evenings – 5:45 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. (depending on the time change)

History

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In 1906, Sinai Temple was established as the first Conservative congregation in Southern California. From 1906 until 1925, housed at the corner of 12th and Valencia, just west of what is now the Los Angeles Convention Center, the congregation outgrew its first facility. Land was bought at 4th and New Hampshire in the Mid-Wilshire district just east of Hancock Park, and High Holy Days were celebrated in 1925 in the skeleton of the developing new facility. The westward movement of the Jewish community of Los Angeles led to the acquisition and development of the current site at Wilshire and Beverly Glen in Westwood in 1956. On S'elihot 1960, services were enjoyed in our new sanctuary, with the first school facilities and Kohn Chapel completed in 1969. The recent building expansion, completed in September 1998, resulted in vastly improved school and banquet facilities. Throughout the twentieth century and into this new millennium, Sinai Temple continues to flourish as a leader of modern Conservative Jewish life and thought.

 

Annual Report, 2011: Annual Report 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Preschool is open from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

The preschool is closed for the following Jewish and American holidays:

  • Labor Day
  • Rosh Hashana
  • Yom Kippur
  • Sukkot (1st two days)
  • Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving (Thursday/Friday)
  • Winter Break – two weeks end of December/Beginning of January
  • ML King Day
  • President’s Day
  • Passover – Week
  • Shavuot
  • Memorial Day

Religious School (STRS) Hours 2012-13

  • Sunday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday 4:00 -5:15 pm
  • Wednesday- 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Holiday Closures:

  • December 23rd – January 2nd
  • March 24th – April 2nd

Sinai Akiba Academy School Hours:

  • Gesher/Kindergarten: 8:05a.m. - 2:50p.m.
  • Grades one through eight: 8:05a.m. - 3:20p.m.

Office Hours:

  • 7:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.

No Classes on the following dates:

  • December 2012: 12/24 – 12/31
  • January 2013: 1/1 – 1Ž4
  • February 2013: 2/4, 2/18
  • March 2013: 3/25 – 3/29
  • April 2013: 4/1 – 4/2
  • May 2013: 5/15 – 5/16, 5/27
  • June 2013: Last day of school 6/14

 

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Sinai Temple
10400 Wilshire Blvd.  
Los Angeles, CA. 90024   
Phone (310) 474-1518   Fax (310) 474-6801


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Sinai Temple is a partnership between its clergy, staff, lay leaders and devoted members who are committed to supporting the tradition and vision of Sinai Temple. Your gift to Sinai Temple will enable us to continue these holy tasks for years to come. Thank you for helping us to bring our history, our beliefs and our promise to a new generation.
We are a member of the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs. We aim to provide a framework within which men can broaden their knowledge and understanding of the history and values of our people and in which they can make tangible contributions of their talents and treasure in an environment of good fellowship.
Our goal at Sinai Temple is to create a Bar/Bat Mitzvah program that is a spiritual and religious experience counseling child and family to God, the Jewish people and to each other.
The Sinai Temple Israel Center is the first synagogue center that provides programmatic resources and avenues for Los Angeles Jewry to establish cultural, professional, spiritual, and economic ties to the land of Israel.
Sinai Temple's 20's & 30's Community
Torah in the Round regularly meets on the third Shabbat of the month, usually located in Kohn Chapel. 
We are ready to commit to Torah—through reflection, persistence, and study. Are you? Welcome to Torah in the Round!
A warm, traditional lay-led family friendly service. We meet weekly, beginning at 9:30am and finishing at 12 noon with a scrumptious kiddush. Come join our family!
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