PAST ARTICLES AND SERMONS FROM RABBI EMERITA MYRA SOIFER
Rabbi Emerita Myra Soifer
AUGUST 1984 TO JUNE 2009
SEPTEMBER 2012 TO JUNE 2013
Rabbi Emerita Myra Soifer served as Temple Sinai’s rabbi for 25 years (from August 1984 through June 2009). Prior to coming to Reno, Rabbi Soifer served as the Assistant Rabbi at Temple Sinai in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was ordained in 1978, by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rabbi Soifer’s activities at Temple Sinai in Reno included services of worship and life cycle, teaching, home and hospital visits, community lectures, and private counseling. She is the author of numerous published articles on a variety of Jewish topics.
Retired on June 30, 2009, Rabbi Soifer retains the title “Rabbi Emerita.” She has been granted life-time membership at our Temple.
Rabbi Soifer also came back to Sinai for nine months (September 2012 through June 2013) and provided full rabbinic services during our search for a permanent rabbi. She re-entered retirement on June 30, 2013.
Shabbat Unplugged! Sample Recordings Adonai S’fatai Pitchu Li Salaam Hinei Mah Tov Haskiveinu Mi Chamocha (Elana Arian) Oseh Shalom (Nava Tehila) Ahavat Olam (Debbie Friedman) Roll Into Dark (Noam Katz)
I am excited and I hope you are! We have the best rabbinical team of Rabbi Sara and Rabbi Benjamin, and a wonderfully talented administrator, Mike Stombaugh. They have worked hard to quickly adapt Sinai to the technological wonders of Facebook Live and Zoom, which has enabled us to continue with our Jewish values and […]
Join us virtually this Shabbat! Dear Friends, Please join us this weekend for Kabbalat Shabbat services on Facebook Live. You can either “Like” the Temple Sinai page on Facebook if you have an account, or watch via our live feed on our website. Since we are missing Toby Pechner and Shabbat Unplugged! this week, we decided to do a more musical […]
Dear Friends, A huge thank-you to all who participated in our very first live-streamed Shabbat service! It was great to see how many of you called in and sang and wished us a Shabbat shalom. This week, our services will again be at 7:30 pm, and since we can’t do Shabbat Unplugged together, we will […]