History

Our history helps define who we are. It helps us understand the values that have shaped us and points us to the next stages of our journey. Temple Sinai was formed by a group of individuals who had a vision of what we might become.

Our Story Begins Here

Temple Sinai was founded as a congregation in 1967 by Rabbi Raymond A. Zwerin and a group of incredibly dedicated individuals looking for a Reform Jewish home in Denver that met their needs. Temple Sinai found it’s first home at First Plymouth Congregational Church with 88 families which quickly grew over the course of the year, entering the new year with over 125 families.

The First Years of Temple Sinai

Our community is one that is truly our own. Be sure to read In the Beginning… The First Years of Temple Sinai which chronicles the beautiful, and comprehensive, timeline of the history of Temple Sinai by Arlen Ambrose with the assistance of the Archives Committee.
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