West Houston’s Warm and Friendly Reform Synagogue

With a history that spans more than 30 years, Temple Sinai is a Reform Jewish Synagogue serving Houston, Katy, Cinco Ranch, Sugar Land, Cy-Fair and other communities in Western Harris County, Northern Fort Bend County and Southern Waller County.  Led by Rabbi Annie Belford, Temple Sinai is a growing synagogue that embraces traditional Jewish practices within a framework of inclusion, diversity and respect. Our synagogue includes both individuals and families with diverse backgrounds, varying levels of religious observance, and all age groups. Interfaith families are welcome at Temple Sinai and will experience an accepting and supportive atmosphere. Religious services are joyous and uplifting affairs, filled with song, music and meaningful prayer. Join us for Shabbat and learn why Temple Sinai is the Warm and Friendly Congregation!

 

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Religious services at Temple Sinai are filled with joy, music and a sense of community.  The synagogue’s liturgy combines contemporary and traditional prayers and melodies.

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Synagogue Religious SchoolEducation

Temple Sinai is dedicated to providing lifelong Jewish learning opportunities for members. Our synagogue offers vibrant educational programs for both children and adults.

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Our synagogue offers a wide range of religious, educational and social activities for members of all ages.  Visit us and explore all the things that Temple Sinai has to offer.

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Temple Sinai
June 16, 2015 at 4:37 pm

Temple Sinai shared ARZA World's photo.

AWWWW... That's our Rabbi Annie:))

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An impromptu wedding preformed by Rabbi Annie Belford of Temple Sinai for congregants who are on an Israel trip. Like this if you believe in true love, cause we do!

Temple Sinai
June 7, 2015 at 12:56 pm

Houston Jewish Community Flood Relief Plea
Please help support the Flood Relief Efforts for our neighbors in the Houston Jewish Community. Many people in the Meyerland, Bellaire and Willow Meadows areas lost everything. United Orthodox Synagogue and Beth Israel suffered severe damage as well.
We are collecting gift cards at Temple Sinai to be donated to Jewish Family Services from the following stores: Grocery stores, Target, Walmart, Lowes, Home Depot, CVS and Walgreens.
Every donation is truly needed and greatly appreciated!
Karyn Weed, Social Action Trustee

Temple Sinai
May 31, 2015 at 7:58 pm

Mazel Tov to Breanna W. for receiving the Todd Levin Memorial Scholarship! Carol Levin presented her with this prestigious award

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Temple Sinai
May 31, 2015 at 7:54 pm

Our Rabbi Annie blessed our many members going with her on an upcoming trip to Israel. Safe travels y'all!

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Temple Sinai
May 31, 2015 at 7:45 pm

Temple Sinai added 21 new photos to the album: Confirmation graduation. — at Temple Sinai.

Congrats all! You lead a beautiful Shabbat service!

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Confirmation graduation.

Congrats all! You lead a beautiful Shabbat service!

Temple Sinai
May 27, 2015 at 10:54 am

...and more Sunday fun!
Temple Sinai Mah Jongg Tournament
Sunday, May 31, 2015 @ 9:00 AM
Temple Sinai Sisterhood invites you to attend their Semi-Annual Mah Jongg tournament on Sunday, May 31, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
As always there will coffee and cake when you arrive with a wonderful lunch served with fabulous desserts.
Please contact Iris Rochman at irochtx@yahoo.com or Cindy Crump in the temple office at admin@temple-sinai.org for more information. We look forward to seeing you there.

Meet the Rabbi

Shalom! My name is Annie Belford,Temple Sinai Rabbi and I am filled with joy and a sense of deep honor to be a part of the only Reform Synagogue in West Houston.  My rabbinate has been defined by bringing Jewish learning to life, allowing tradition to speak to us as modern, liberal Jews, and being fully present to members of my community in times of struggle as well as times of joy.  The personal connections I form with people are the heart and soul of why I am a rabbi, for I believe that in these very human connections, we find connection with God.  One of Judaism’s fundamental beliefs – the one that I believe most strongly – is that all people are made b’tzelem Elohim, in the image of God. Because of this fundamental belief, I recognize the image of God in everyone—regardless of race, sexual orientation, religion, or background. I strive to honor the holiness in each person and greet them with openness and kindness.  I am truly in love with Judaism and its teachings; I look forward to the struggles our tradition demands, and I rejoice in the ways it uplifts my life.  Judaism has the power to move us, change us, and shape our lives—a power that only comes fully alive in a community such as Temple Sinai.

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