Caring Community

Temple Sinai is honored to celebrate moments of joy with and to offer support during life’s more challenging moments. At its core, the Caring Community communicates a powerful message: You are not alone.

The Caring Community was featured in our January 2022 Kesher.
Read all about the incredible things this group accomplished last year and the impact they make on our community.

The Caring Community supports our community through...

Our Caring Community Baskets support members in our community through different life phases and are delivered by volunteers  to member’s houses. Our Caring Community Baskets include:

  • New Member Welcome Baskets – Welcoming our new members to the Temple Sinai community
  • New Baby Baskets – Welcoming new babies to the Temple Sinai community and celebrate with their parents 
  • Condolence Baskets – Sharing our love and support during a challenging time after losing a loved one
  • Get Well Soon Baskets – Offering support and care to members in need

Our “Lasagna Mavens” make and deliver vegetarian lasagnas to people who are currently in need.

Our Healing Service is an opportunity to come together as a community to heal, to restore to health or soundness, to restore a person to spiritual wholeness, to become whole and sound. We come together each month to be with one another. Services are currently virtual. Zoom links are emailed out to the congregation.

Our Comfort Shawls are made by our Crafting for Kindness group and are meant to provide comfort to those going through a challenging time.

Working towards Tikkun Olam. repairing the world, one stitch at a time. Supporting those in need through a hand-crafted item.

We connect with our members through personalized outreach, whether it is a phone call, a card, or a visit.

We prepare homemade treats for the congregational onegs on Friday nights following Erev Shabbat services to help our congregation have a sweet Shabbat.

How to Get Involved?

We are always looking for people to be a part of our outreach. Please reach out to Nancy Eisenberg at for more information on how to get involved!

Know Someone in Need?

If you know someone in need, please reach out to Carly Coons at Each situation is personal and unique, and will remain confidential.

Emergency Phone Number

If you are a member who is experiencing an after-hours life-cycle emergency, please send an email message to Rabbi Rick Rheins or Lisa Thorner at


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