A Reform Congregation Serving the Greater Hartford Area

וְעָ֥שׂוּ  לִ֖י  מִקְדָּ֑שׁ  וְשָׁכַנְתִּ֖י  בְּתֹוכָֽם

And they shall make Me a sanctuary that I may dwell among them.

This verse from the Book of Exodus, found on the plaque of dedication in our Temple lobby, bespeaks the spiritual commitment of our Temple Sinai family.

First and foremost, our synagogue is our spiritual center, grounding us in our tradition and values. Temple Sinai is a flourishing, vibrant force within both the Jewish Community and the general community. It is a temple that adheres to the cherished values, beliefs and practices of Reform Judaism. Its members are dedicated and active, displaying a true commitment to our heritage. There is a warmth in this congregation that is felt by everyone who enters its doors, There is an abiding sense of the value of each of God’s creations and a deep desire and willingness to enable every person to feel dignity and self-worth.

Ours is truly a קהילה קדושה, a sacred and caring community. Temple Sinai continues to be a force in the community because of its serious religious standards, its excellent religious school, and its diversified adult programming. Temple Sinai was built on a foundation of devotion and love for Judaism. It has gone from strength to strength and will surely do so in the years to come. – Rabbi Bennett


Temple Sinai is a Reform congregation, founded in 1956, serving the spiritual needs of the Jewish community in the Greater Hartford area. We continue to be a growing, vibrant congregation offering a responsive environment for religious needs, educational growth, and social interaction. Today, our membership is comprised of over 400 families and individuals from 25 communities: families with young children at home, single-parent families, the newly married, empty nesters, retirees, and single adults. We welcome the membership of interfaith couples, non-traditional families, and those who want to better understand and participate in Jewish life.

Please contact our Temple Administrator if you have any questions about us. She can be reached at the Temple office phone number, 860-561-1055, or by e-mail new-message24

Upcoming Events

  1. Sat 19

    Morning Shabbat Service

    Saturday morning Shabbat service.
    Oct 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  2. Sun 20

    Religious School

    Religious school for students in Kindergarten
    Oct 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
  3. Sun 20

    Jewish Genealogical Society of CT Meeting

    The Jewish Genealogical Society of CT’s
    Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  4. Mon 21

    Shemini Atzeret/Simcha Torah

    Eight day of Sukkot / Reading
  5. Mon 21

    Temple Office Closed

    The Temple office is closed in
  6. Wed 23

    Religious School

    Religious school for students in 5th
    Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm