13. Adar I 5784
(22. February 2024)

About Us​

Founded more than 110 years ago, Sinai Temple of Michigan City is a Reform Jewish congregation occupying a proud and distinguished Jewish presence in the Michiana Region which includes Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan.

Our temple welcomes Jews of all branches and ethnicities, interfaith families, people exploring Judaism, Jews by- birth, Jews by- choice, Jews of color, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Our Mission

The purpose of Sinai Temple is

  • to promote the enduring principles of Reform Judaism
  • to encourage Jewish pluralism
  • to enable its members to develop a relationship with God and each other through communal worship, study of Torah and assembly
  • to be committed to social justice and gender equality
  • to insure the continuity of the Jewish people and a Jewish presence in Michigan City, Indiana
  • to apply the principles of Reform Judaism to the values and conduct of the individual, the family and the society in which we live.

Sinai Temple shall strive to adapt to the diverse needs of the Congregation. Sinai Temple shall endeavor to maintain the very best place of worship, educate our youth in Jewish values, ethics and observances and provide a spiritually fulfilling, welcoming and caring community for our members and their guests.

Our Location

Michigan City is at the southernmost tip of beautiful Lake Michigan and 50 miles from Chicagoland. Home to a singular historical lighthouse, our community of 30,000 people has something for everyone.

Beach and lake life, the pleasures of smaller town living, a campus of Purdue University, and cultural and recreational activities are available throughout La Porte County and nearby Southwest Michigan!

Take a look inside our art collection!

Cultural Arts, Lectures, and More

We look forward to welcoming you to our temple. Learn more about our public events, scheduling a tour, and visiting.