ברוכים הבאים - Welcome!
Rabbi David Cohen, Cantor Lauren Phillips and the members and staff of Congregation Sinai welcome you to our Reform congregation in Fox Point, a suburb just north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We value diversity, spirituality, Jewish education and social responsibility, as well as a love of tradition and a passion for innovation.
Please join us for worship, learning and community.
Ready for Some Football?
The Packers are about to win the NFC Championship... Where will you be?
Come Watch With Us on the Sinai-Tron*
Green Bay vs. Seattle
Sunday, January 18th @ 2:00 pm
- Pizza, beer and soda courtesy of the Brotherhood
- Best Packer outfit contest
- Bring a dish or dessert to share
* Sinai-Tron: A 12-foot HD Projector with booming Sound
Meet us in "Lambeau South" - The Worship & Learning Space
OPEN TO ALL
$10/person donation requested to cover costs of the afternoon.
Let's Show the "12th Man" How the 12 Tribes Can Cheer!
Social Action Film Series
Long Way Home: The Loving Story
Sunday, January 25, 2015
10:00 AM -12:00 PM
This Oscar-shortlisted film is the definitive account of the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage: Loving v. Virginia. Married in Washington, D.C. on June 2, 1958, Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter returned home to Virginia where their marriage was declared illegal-he was white, and she was black and Native American.
Followed by a discussion led by Lilly Goren, Professor of Political Science at Carroll University.
In the Rabbi's Study
Special Guest: Rabbi Jacob Herber
January 18, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Join Rabbis Cohen and Herber in dialogue about our community and the past, present and future of the reform and conservative movements. In addition, Rabbi Herber will talk about his work in Africa (see below).
Rabbi Jacob Herber is the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid in Glendale, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee area's only Conservative congregation affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
He was born in New York City and raised in Beacon, New York and Rancho Cordova; CA. Rabbi Herber is a cum laude graduate of the University of California, Davis and was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
In July 2008 Rabbi Herber traveled to Uganda with other leading Conservative Rabbis to supervise the conversion of over 200 members of the Abayudaya community. Rabbi Herber's work in promoting interfaith dialogue has taken him from the United States to Mexico, Germany and Poland. Rabbi Herber is, along with Rabbi Cohen, a Senior Rabbinic Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute.
He has served nationally on the Nominations Committee of the Rabbinical Assembly and the Boards of Directors of the National Rabbinic Cabinet of State of Israel Bonds, Masorti Olami, the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, and is a member of the Auxiliary Board of the Milwaukee Jewish Free Loan Association. Rabbi Herber is the immediate Past President of the Wisconsin Council of Rabbis.
Rabbi Herber and his wife, Cynthia, are blessed with two children. In his spare time, Rabbi Herber has raced competitively for the ISCorp Cycling Team and roots for the New York Yankees, New York Rangers and the English Premier League's Chelsea Football Club.