Upcoming Events and Happenings:

Rhythm and Jews Services:

Our signature service featuring the Bruno Trio with Rabbi Churgel and Chazzan Abramson (on guitar) create an upbeat fusion of Israeli, Chasidic, American and Middle Eastern sounds that delight young and old alike.  Welcome reception at 5:15 PM, the Service at 6 PM.  

CDs of the service are available in the temple office with a suggested $18 donation.

Upcoming R&J Service date is January 5.

 

Special Events:

NEW classes are announced!   Many new offerings for Fall 2017! Click here now  to go to the adult education area.

 

 

Annual Gala new date is March 24, 2018

At the fabulous Polo Grill in Lakewood Ranch.

We are honoring our Volunteers this night and always.

Mark your calendar!

 

Scholar In Residence Rabbi Levi Weiman-Kelman

January 19-21st, 2018
5:15 Welcome Reception
6:00 Erev Shabbat Service
Experience a service in the style of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism
and Rabbi Weiman-Kelman congregation in Jerusalem. Hear him speak about
"The Spiritual Dynamics of Jewish Prayer."

7:15 Shabbat Dinner*

10am Shabbat Morning Service
Explore how meditation, chanting and mindfulness combine with liturgy to create
a unique prayer experience.

12pm Lunch and Learn*
Discober the importance of song in the Jewish thought
through text study and singing with Rabbi Weiman-Kelman in our session
"Music, Healing, Messiah and Redemption."

10am Sunday Shmooze:
Spiritual Responses to the Political Situation in Israel

Examine texts (and anecdotes) that convey the reality of life in Jerusalem.
How can one live under a constant security threat while staying committed to basic Jewish
values? What does it take to make aliyah, be committed Zionist and a founder of Rabbis for Human Rights? No easy answers in this session!

*Paid reservations required for Shabbat dinner and lunch.
Please register and pay in the temple office or click here now to pay online.

 

10th Annual Jewish Food Festival

Sunday, January 28 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM.

Mark your calendar so you don't miss this!

Plan now to volunteer and/or bake.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviving our Social Action Committee:

Kick-off Meeting is Wednesday, Februrary 7 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.  For more info, contact Adrienne at adrhutt@aol.com or 860-227-7423.

Come and share your concerns and your vision for Tikkun Olam.

 

 

Rosh Chodesh Women's Study Group:

Rosh Chodesh, occurring monthly, as a celebration of the 'New Moon" is a holiday specifically for women and celebrated by women.  Our Rosh Chodesh gatherings take place on the Friday closest to the actual Rosh Chodesh date: we meet from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m in Room 2 of the school wing and an optional group lunch, offsite, follows.  Our creative gatherings are facilitated by one or two members and include innovative programming in a friendly and nurturing atmosphere.  There is no charge to participate.   For further information and to RSVP please contact Roberta at 941-346-5529 or roberta.berson@comcast.net.  Temple women of all ages are invited to attend.

Dates are listed on the Current Adult Classes under Lifelong Learning tab.

 

Calling all Performers!

A troupe called the Sinai Players is forming. Singers, actors and musicians are needed.  Cabaret performance will take place Sunday, March 11, 2018. Contact Chazzan Abramson or Emily Levin for more info.

 

Havurot at Temple Sinai! 

We have recently formed our Fourteenth  Havurah!  Won't you consider joining us?  Temple Sinai's Havurot Program consists of multiple groups, each one individually known as a "havurah" (a Hebrew word translated as "friendship" or "companions”).  Information and registration forms are available in the temple office and on the membership table in the Sanctuary foyer.  You can also reach the Havurah committee via email at TempleSinaiHavurah@gmail.com.  Over 225 members have signed on for this opportunity.

 

NEW CD Release:

Chazzan Abramson has created a special

25th Anniversary of Temple Sinai CD of music.  

Click here now to hear samples and for links to purchase. 

Also available in the Temple Gift Shop

 

Please see Current Adult Classes for a wide range of educational opportunities! Also see the Community tab for Women of Sinai and Sinai Mens Club events