Today is April 9, 2020 -
Welcome to our Temple Sinai of Hollywood Website.
This Cyber portal gives you a brief glimpse into our wonderful Congregational family.
We are a very diverse community of people who seek spiritual growth and positive Jewish experience. Every member regardless of age, background, or orientation is encourage to be an active participant in our magnificent and engaging services, discussion groups, and events.
Everyone is welcome to share with us as we navigate our activities to reflect a love and respect for Jewish tradition and explore a variety of fresh ideas and innovative experiences. The dynamic variety of programs and activity truly synthesize tradition with adaptation to new realities. Our foundation is Learning, Praying and Caring.
As you browse this website we hope that you will be motivated to come and visit us.
We look forward to personally introducing you to our greatest and most beautiful assets: or members. When you enter into our sacred space you will be welcome and feel very much at home.
We are your spiritual home. It is my sincere hope that our Temple will become for you a place of growth and challenge as well as a source of strength and comfort. I know that you will derive much benefit from our religious, social, educational, and cultural advantages that our Synagogue provides. I feel equally confident that the Synagogue will benefit greatly from your participation.
Shalom and come home.
Rabbi Dr. Gideon M. Goldenholz
Broward Board of Rabbis
Mesader Gittin/ Head of Rabbinic Court
Rabbi Goldenholz is the son of Temple Sinai’s Ritual Director Emeritus, Rev. Yitzhak Goldenholz, Z”L. He is a Member of the Rabbinical Assembly of America and President of the Broward Board of Rabbis.
He earned a B.S.degree in Industrial Design from Kent State University, Master in Hebrew Literature Cleveland College of Jewish Studies, Ordained Yeshiva Eretz Israel, Doctor of Hebrew Literature Hebrew Theological College. He received his Doctorate in Divinity more recently from the Jewish Theological Seminary.
He accepted the position of Rabbi of Temple Sinai in January of 2007. Prior to that, he served as Spiritual Leader for 21 years in his pulpit at Beth El Ner Tamid synagogue in Wisconsin.His years in Wisconsin were highlighted by numerous accomplishments including: developing a nationally recognized award-winning Hebrew school, President of Interfaith Ministerial Council, publishing prayer books, innovative programs and successful fundraising campaigns.
His vision for Temple Sinai is to create an inclusive, warm, inviting, egalitarian, creative and Conservative congregational family celebrating diversity. To achieve this he is involved in many exciting family oriented events, community building, Adult education, user friendly Services, Youth Services and activities, Hebrew School of excellence and fun, engaging members in a Spiritual path, and helping to discover the joy and celebration of Jewish life.
Rabbi Goldenholz is a Past President of the Broward Board of Rabbis, and is the Head of Rabbinic Court for S.E. region, specializing in Jewish Divorce, certified Mesader Gittin by the National Bet Din of the Conservative Movement.
He is dedicated to engaging, empowering and encouraging active involvement of the members in discovering the joy of celebrating Jewish life. His sermons, classes, lectures and informal discussion groups are inspirational and spiritually uplifting.
He is the proud parent of Dr. Daniel M. Goldenholz M.D., PhD, Neuro Science research and patient care at the National Institute of Health (N.I.H.) in Washington D.C., and David B. Goldenholz, student/intern Television Studio Production in Florida.