Chai School

Chai School is a post-B’nai Mitzvah immersive Jewish experience. Register for these specialty courses and learn how to balance Judaism with your modern lifestyle. You will gain skills as well as invaluable access to elite teachers and speakers in the LA Jewish world!

For more information, please contact Rabbinic Intern Kevin Lefkowitz at


Taught by Israeli professional basketball player, Daniel Tamir, Physicality and Spirituality will challenge you to become the best person, Jew, and basketball player. Sign up to learn how to live out your most authentic Jewish life and develop both your spirituality and jump shot while receiving elite basketball and mindfulness training. Open to both members and future members.

Click HERE to learn more about Coach Tamir.

FUEL FOR TRUTH |11:20 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Taught by director, Justin Ellis, and facilitated by Leora Weinstock, Fuel for Truth will provide the skills to discuss Israel and the historical knowledge to feel confident doing so. We will challenge your assumptions as you engage in meaningful learning and debate. Did we mention the speakers? The class will alternate between formal lessons and access to important members of the Jewish community as you develop your own connection to the one Jewish state. Open to both members and future members.

Click HERE for more information on Fuel for Truth.

*This class is mandatory for those applying to the Nazarian Fellowship.


Leora Weinstock makes her triumphant return to the Sinai Temple community as she takes her experience working in television to convey the importance of living a Jewish life of values and kindness wherever we find ourselves. Designed for the future of the Jewish community, this leadership bootcamp will push you as you learn to use our tradition’s brilliant ancient wisdom to overcome modern obstacles.  

Open only to current members, this class is mandatory for those applying to the Nazarian Fellowship.

CULINARY JUDAICS ACADEMY |11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

As Jews, everything we do is Jewish. Learn from expert chef Danny Corsun how to infuse Judaism into your food…and how to make that food delicious! Chef Corsun brings his expertise in the kitchen as well as a deep love of Judaism back to help our community embrace our tradition outside of the walls of the synagogue. Designed for anyone, no matter their cooking or Jewish background, this class is open to members and future members of the Sinai Temple community.

Click HERE to learn more about Chef Danny.

Session 1: 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, & 11/21
Session 2: 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20 & 3/6
Session 3: TBD

Member Price: $180 per course for sessions 1 and 2, and $100 for session 3
Non-member Price: $360 per course for session 1 and 2, and $200 for session 3



LA Hebrew High is designed for Jewish teens in grades 7 – 12 including all Jewish backgrounds, denominations, affiliations and Greater Los Angeles neighborhoods for over 70 years. Teens learn to read, write, and speak Hebrew. Az Yallah Nu??!

Click HERE for more information on LAHH and how to receive language credit.

Apply now! Questions? Call (818) 901-8893 or visit

Opportunities to take classes in both programs available