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.

Israeli WinesPassover Wine Tasting

Most of us probably don't start thinking about wine for Passover until the holiday is but days away. Not this year! Back by popular demand, co-sponsored by Rabbi Glazier and the Brotherhood, four wine tastings will take place during our Onegs on February 17, 24, March 3 and 10. All the wines to be tasted are kosher for Passover and from Israel.

February 17th: Dalton Canaan White
February 24th: Recanti Merlot Galilee
March 3rd: Mt. Tabor Galilee Chardonnay
March 10th: Segal's Cabernet Sauvignon Special Reserve Galilee

If you should like to order any of the wines for your Passover celebration information will be made available at each Sabbath tasting.

May your Passover be one of blessing, sweetness and peace.


Youth Lead Folk Service and Dinner | March 10 at 5:30pmshabbat dinner

Our next Youth Lead Folk Service and Community Shabbat Dinner on Friday, March 10 beginning at 5:30pm.  The 6th and 7th grade class will be assisting with leading worship.  The dinner will be hosted by their parents, the Cemetery Committee, and the Personnel Committee.  We hope you will join us for this time of worship and socializing.

 


 It's Party Time--Purim Style | March 11Purim 2 1

Join us for our annual Purim Spiel and Carnival on Saturday, March 11 beginning at 5:00pm.  There will be fun for the whole family, plus music featuring our rock band, DAHG.

  

 

 


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MOVIE NIGHT featuring the film TEVYE | March 19

Join us for the second event of our Deli Series on Sunday, March 19, when we will be featuring the film TEVYE - A vintage film in Yiddish (with subtitles), Maurice Schwartz film from 1939. In a time before Zero Mostel and Topol, there was simply Tevye. View this movie, and join in a discussion and commentary by a local expert on the significance of the film. 

 

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This event is open to everyone, but tickets are required.  Order your tickets now to reserve your seat.  Tickets are available with or without a deli sandwich.  Food will be served at 5:00pm.  If you plan to only come for the movie, please arrive by 6:15pm.  Click the deli case to order your tickets for this event through ChaverWeb.  Once logged in, please select the "Event" button and follow the on screen instructions.

 

  

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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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Thursday 4:00:pm - 6:15:pm

Feb
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Friday 7:30:pm - 8:30:pm

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Saturday 9:00:am - 10:30:am

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Thursday 4:00:pm - 6:15:pm

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Friday 5:30:pm - 6:30:pm

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Saturday 9:40:am - 11:10:am

 

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