Worship Styles for Everyone

Whether you enjoy traditional worship or something a little more upbeat, Temple Sinai has something for everyone--from our Traditional services to our Folk Service to our Rock Shabbat featuring our house band, DAHG.

Celebrating Jewish Life in Vermont

Families of all kinds meet at Temple Sinai -- united in our commitment to ensure the future and values of reform Judaism in Vermont.

Rooted in the Past, Looking Toward the Future

Established in 1966, Temple Sinai continues to embody its original goal of contemporary relevance to the beliefs and practices of Judaism and connect across the generations.

LGBT Affirming

Temple Sinai and the URJ take pride in the fact that we have been advocating for LGBT rights for decades. We are inclusive of all people and welcome everyone to worship and socialize with us.

Family Learning

Explore Jewish learning at every age. Temple Sinai has classes for young children, teens and adults.

Hebrew 'Chai School'

Expand Jewish learning to conversational Hebrew, Jewish culture, cooking, film and more. Young adults can tailor courses according to their interest.

Welcome to Temple Sinai

Where Jewish life and community are celebrated. We are an inclusive, egalitarian Reform community dedicated to worship, learning, and service.

Super Sunday ~ Chanukah Celebration

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Please join us for this celebration where the fun never stops.  We will be making paper bag puppets for our puppet and live action interpretation of family favorite, HERSCHEL AND THE HANUKAH GOBLINS.  Act, sing, dance, play percussion!

Fun for the whole community—kids, families, adults.

 

Please bring:  

  • Any hats, vests, jackets, skirts, or other items of clothing we can use to help portray villagers and goblins—these you will have returned to you at the end of our session.
  • Any silly, cool, or scary things you have that we can use to glue to paper bags for our puppets—these you may not get back, or you may get them back, but as part of a paper bag puppet.

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Annual Great Brisket Bake-Off

Friday, December 16 | 5:30pm

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Join us for Temple Sinai’s famous Great Brisket Bake-off and Hanukkah celebration.

Festivities begin with a special Rock Shabbat service at 5:30 featuring Temple’s very own Dahg  Band.

 Please bring a kosher-style brisket (no dairy included), a side dish or, better yet – LATKES – to share.  


NEW Adult Education Class | The Hebrew Novella Book Club

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Next Class will be held on Wednesday, December 28 | 7:00pm

The story of modern Israel's creation as an independent Jewish homeland is a miraculous one and has been widely told.  But what about the another great Jewish miracle of the last century: the rebirth of Hebrew as a living language for everyday use as well as literary and artistic expression?  Let's meet and delve into some noteworthy Hebrew novellas (in English translation), all written between 1900 and 1980.  Join teacher Bruce Hicken and explore these great works in this new Adult Education class which meets one Wednesday a month  at 7:00pm.  Click the image of the book for more information and class dates.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Union for Reform Judaism and the LGBT Community

For decades the Reform Movement has been one of the leading faith voices in Washington, D.C., and around the country advocating for LGBT equality. Our LGBT advocacy began decades ago with the passage of policy resolutions by the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), and the affiliates. Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) was the first Reform Jewish institution to take a stand supporting the decriminalization of homosexuality in a 1965 resolution . By the end of 1977, both the URJ and the CCAR passed resolutions affirming the right of lesbian and gay individuals to equal protection under the law and calling for the prohibition of discrimination against gay and lesbian individuals .


The Reform Movement's leadership on LGBT equality has had two components: our congressional advocacy seeks to influence the laws of our nation and our inclusion efforts seek to increase the acceptance and full inclusion of LGBT Jews in the Reform Movement. 


See more at: http://www.reformjudaism.org/blog/2015/06/04/taking-pride-our-decades-lgbt-advocacy#sthash.0dHv6QQX.dpuf

 

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This Week at Temple Sinai

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