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    Temple Sinai is a warm and vibrant Reform synagogue in the heart of Oakland. We provide meaningful Jewish learning opportunities for all ages and stages of life. If you seek to explore or deepen a connection to Jewish life and community, you are welcome here.


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During the month of Elul, a web app to help you atone.  Like Bible Times, only nerdier.
The G-dcast eScapegoat roams the Internet collecting sins before Yom Kippur.  
This web app is inspired by the Yom Kippur rituals from the time of the Temple in which a goat is symbolically burdened with sins of the Jewish people.
In the app, this actions is symbolized by a whimsical animated goat receiving the sins that users share with it.
Click the image above to try it.


Read about Temple Sinai's 100 years in the j. News Weekly article: ‘A place of tradition, innovation’: Temple Sinai sanctuary marks 100 years in downtown Oakland.

Temple Sinai has been certified as a California Green Business after a nearly three-year process led by the congregation’s Green Committee!  Read more about it in the j. News Weekly article: 
Temple Sinai in rarified air with green certification.