6_1_1 General Membership About TS Info

Welcome to Tem;ple Sinai, your Reform Jewish home in Newport News VA.  We welcome visitors and prospective members.

We are an inclusive congregation and welcome Jews by birth or heritage, Jews by choice, and spouses and friends of Jews.

We strive to be a warm and welcoming congregation and to provide spirituality and community.

In particular, we welcome

–Jews by birth and Jews by choice

–Interfaith couples (including nonJewish members of interfaith families)

—       Multicultural families

–Observant Jews, secular Jews, and those who are returning to their Jewish roots or wish to learn more about Judaism

–Military members and families; college students; 

–Single adults, families of all ages with and without children, young adults, empty nesters, retirees

–Straight, gay, and other LBGT/alternative lifestyles

–Friends of Temple Sinai (members of other congregations, etc.)

–NonJewish people who wish to be part of our community and support association with us

If you are in process of converting, or thinking of converting, you may wish to consult with Rabbi Sokol about the process.  We have an Introduction to Judaism class.  You are eligible for membership at any time but towards conversion is the best time.