Temple Sinai: A warm and friendly Reform congregation where all are welcome!
Temple Sinai of Massapequa, a member of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) and the only Reform synagogue in Massapequa, is a warm and friendly, all inclusive congregation where all are welcome. Our members and friends have created a friendly community where all participate and commit to the future of Temple Sinai.
Through membership and participation in our community everyone has the opportunity to partake in worship, adult education, religious school, volunteering, hosting a simcha, and so much more:
Connect: see old friends and make new friends;
Engage: connecting with our synagogue and neighborhood;
Celebrate: observe Shabbat and Holidays.
Please see the links on the left for detailed information about Temple Sinai of Massapequa.
TEMPLE SINAI: OPEN HEARTS - OPEN MINDS- OPEN DOORS
Every night we " zoom gather" -
joining as a community to light our chanukiot (Chanukah menorahs)
First Night: Thursday, 10 Dec.
Want to join in?
Due to COVID-19
Temple Sinai continues to offer Virtual Shabbat worship @ 7:30pm -
The joy of Shabbat worship from
the safety of your home on your computer or device.
If you would like to join us
send your email request to: Temple Sinai
We hope you are well.
Interested in religious school for your children (or grandchildren)?
Our religious school is looking for your children.
Religious School is meeting in person adhering to strick NYS & CDC COVID guidelines.
Safety, health & well-being are priorities for Temple Sinai.
We believe that learning and fun go hand-in-hand. Send us an email of your inquiry.
We operate with your support.
If you would like to make a contribution, click.
In advance, thank you!
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Come celebrate Shabbat with us.
First Friday of every month: Family, Inclusive Shabbat
BIKENYC WITH RABBI P
for information: Temple Sinai of Massapequa
Due to COVID-19 the NYC 5-Borough Bike Tour was cancelled.
Stayed tuned for next year's participation.
Bike into the future with Temple Sinai!
It was an honor to host & be in dialogue with
Professor Isma Chaudhry
from the Islamic Center of Long Island
during our Shabbat of Social Justice
Rabbi Poticha with Prof. Chaudhry
Temple Sinai's Member: Louis Guzman
Keeping Faith: How Religion, Spriituality
Sustain Long Islanders As They Age.
! Join us for Shabbat Worship !
Family Shabbat Worship
First Friday of every month: 7:30pm
See our Facebook page for exciting photos of
Temple Sinai marching in Celebrate Israel Parades.
Shabbat Under The Stars 5778
For joyful pictures of both
Temple Sinai's Golf / Game Day
in honor of our 60th anniversary
the retirement of our religious school principal
and long-time temple leader
see our Facebook page!
If you would like to make a contribution to help in what will prove to be
long-term disaster relief, please see the list below.
The organizations listed below are actively working on hurricane relief.
NECHAMA - Jewish Response to Disaster
Positively Furever Dog Rescue:
ZAKA International Rescue Unit
COLLEGE STUDENTS & PARENTS:
Questionnaire for (prospective) college students & parents regarding the level of anti-Semitic activity on campus.
Curious about membership?
If you are interested in a membership packet, please email: Kathy
Once again Temple Sinai had a wonderful
turnout for the Celebrate Israel Parade.
It was a great day to show our support for Israel
click for more pictures on our Facebook page
CELEBRATING PURIM AT TEMPLE SINAI (images)
What can you do?
Here are two opportunities to contribute.
Lone Soldiers Program of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
Lone Soldiers are those whose families live abroad and who choose to leave their countries of origin to serve the State of Israel.
Comment and prayer from Rabbi Poticha
See photos of the 2014 Temple Sinai
A Prayer for Living With Purpose
Photos from the
New York City People's Climate March
can be seen on our Facebook page
click for pictures/Facebook : 2014 Celebrate Israel Parade
Temple Sinai proudly marched up 5th Avenue for 50th Celebrate Israel Parade, NYC
See wonderful pictures of our trip to Israel.
more to come
Temple Sinai was truly honored to host the Dramatic Reading of the Book of Job
Temple Sinai, our community and award-winning actors marked the 1-year anniversary of superstorm Sandy.
Mayor Pravato, Rabbi Poticha, Assemblyman Saladino
Zach Grenier, Kathryn Erbe, Harris Yulin
Blessing Of The Pets: https://www.facebook.com/templesinaimassapequa
Superstorm Sandy: Relief and Donors
As you know many of our congregants were very seriously damaged/affected by superstorm Sandy.
Our Temple Sinai building was also damaged.
Below is a list of individuals and organizations, beyond those of our own members, who contributed to our rebuilding and renewal.
These contributions were monetary or otherwise.
We are very grateful for their support.
Jerry & Linda Bernstein
Joel Harris (z"l)
Jay & Harriet Weintraub
Houses of Worship
Congregation Gates of Prayer, Metarie, LA
Presbyterian Community Church of Massapequa
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, Manhattan, NY
Temple Emanuel, Kennsington, MD.
Temple Shalom, Naples, Fl.
Temple Shalom, Woodbury, NY
The Garden City Jewish Center, Garden City, NY
Westchester Reform Temple (Men's Club)
AJC – (American Jewish Committee)
CCAR (Central Conference of American Rabbis)
New York Board of Rabbis & Rabbi Joe Potasnik
URJ (Union for Reform Judaism)
Margot Leverett and the Klezmer Mountain Boys