A Welcoming Place for our Interfaith Families
Sinai Temple is an inclusive Reform Congregation where our members pursue a continuing journey of Jewish growth. We encourage participation in prayer, life-long Jewish learning, and social justice within a joyful, creative, and compassionate community.
Everyone is welcome to participate in Sinai Temple's community. You may want to educate your children. You may be interested in learning as an adult. You may want to become involved in social action. You may also want to attend services. If so, you may read and sing along with the prayers, or enjoy the beauty and joy of our services just by listening. We invite everyone to join us wherever they are on their spiritual journey.
Looking for more information about any aspect of Sinai, an upcoming life cycle event, or just interested in a more in-depth study of Judaism? Look for the educational pamphlets in the lobby outside our office, explore our library, try out Torah Study on Saturday mornings, or visit the many internet opportunities available to everyone.
For more information, please contact the Chair of our Interfaith Matters Committee: Erica Brunette, 754-3139, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sinai’s InterFaith Matters Committee came into being in the Fall of 2009. To view the committee's first report, please click here.
Attention: Parents with Upcoming Bar/Bat
Do you have questions about Jewish and non-Jewish family roles at services?
Well, guess what? We were all confused the first time around.
That's why we'd like to make "Mentor" services available to
Jackie Neiman 567-7978
Barbara Winer 567-5643
Pat Gootzit 562-1123
Tricia Freedman 567-6930
if you have any questions about the Bar/Bat Mitzvah experience at Sinai, please contact one of the mentors. Each of them would be happy to speak with you. You can also follow this link for more information about Bar/Bat Mitzvah.
Our congregation belongs to an umbrella organization of Reform synagogues
across North America - the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) - www.urj.org.
URJ's interfaith page has
lots of good links, including articles and the brochures to help families
with information they may be searching for.
Interfaith Families Survey Results
In Spring of 2012, the Interfaith Committee mailed a survey to the interfaith families of Sinai Temple. The results of the survey (based on a 34% return rate!) are now available. We hope they will guide us well for future programming. Clicking on this link will download the file called InterfaithFamiliesSurvey.pdf