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Fast Facts

How often do you have services?

The Friday night Shabbat  Evening service begins at 7:30 pm (7:00 pm during July and August) and is followed by an Oneg Shabbat  -

Saturday mornings begin at 8:45 with a very casual - come as you are - one hour  Torah Study.  Check the Temple Calendar for a schedule of 10:30 Shabbat morning services?B'nei Mitzvah Services.

How many clergy does Temple Sinai have?

Rabbi Erin Glazer began her tenure as our new Rabbi on July 1, 2020. Cantor Marina Shemesh joined Temple Sinai in 2013. Rabbi Stuart Gershon retired in June 2019 and serves as Rabbi Emeritus.  Our Cantor Emeritus, Florence Friedman, retired in 2013.  With the merger of Temple Sinai and Temple Emanu-El, Rabbi Peter Kasdan, Emeritus, joined us in 2017.

How many members does Temple Sinai have?

We currently have over 425 families. Our membership draws from the towns of Summit, Livingston, Millburn/Short Hills, Berkeley Heights, New Providence/Murray Hill, Springfield, Chatham, Watchung, and other towns in our area. Our congregants range in age from 30 somethings to 90 somethings. You will quickly feel like you are part of a small and very friendly Temple. We offer a wide variety of programs for every interest group.

What do I receive for my membership commitment?

Benefits of membership include High Holy Day tickets and numerous free learning and social activities. In addition, our Rabbi, Cantor, staff and members will be there to support you through life's challenges and joys. You will also be supporting our synagogue and providing an environment for nurturing the next generation of Jews. Our members find they receive so much more than their monetary contribution!

What if I can't afford the standard membership commitment amount?

No one is turned away due to financial constraints. Please contact our Executive Director, Audrey Napchen, at 908-273-4921, x116.  She can discuss our Dues Relief program with you.

Is Temple Sinai a non-profit organization?

Temple Sinai is a 501 (C) (3) US tax exempt organization. 


Fri, January 28 2022 26 Sh'vat 5782