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Prayer Book and Honey Pot Pickup

We will have a digital prayer “flipbook” on our website to use during virtual services, or you can pick up prayer books from temple or locations in Orinda or Walnut Creek on:


Tuesday, August 31 from 5:00 – 7:00pm or

Thursday, September 2 from 5:00 – 7:00pm


For specific addresses, please register below and the address will be sent to you.

If you are picking up from the temple, no registration is required. Honey pots will be available for pickup at the temple as well as Orinda and Walnut Creek—please bring gift tickets. Create & Celebrate boxes will need to be picked up from temple. 

If you are physically unable to pickup prayer books, we can arrange for them to be delivered to you. Please email to arrange delivery. 

Prayer books may be returned to the temple after Yom Kippur Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm through September 30. Please do not return prayer books to other locations.


Non-member participation in our services is always welcome.


Our members, who support our Temple year-round, absorb the overwhelming costs of our High Holy Day services. To help defray some of the costs, we ask non-members who can contribute to do so. 

In the past years we have asked for a suggested donation of $250 per person.

We know that this is another exceptional year and we do not want finances to stand in the way of anyone joining us for services or from participating in our community. Please make a donation that is meaningful to you.


The cost of a non-member ticket can later be applied toward Temple Sinai membership if you decide to join before the end of the calendar year.

Contributions for High Holy Day virtual tickets are fully tax-deductible.

Record a Video Greeting!

We are creating a video montage (or "Tribute") for the High Holy Days again this year. It will only take you a minute to film and submit your video and be a part of our community greeting! Greetings should be brief. Thirty seconds to one-minute messages are best! Deadline is September 10. 

Order a Create & Celebrate Subscription Box

Transform traditions into experiences and make lasting memories with your family. Create & Celebrate Holiday Boxes include holiday specific treats, crafts, and information to enhance your family traditions. 

The subscription includes: High Holy Day Apple Box, Hanukkah Box, Shabbat/Havdalah Box, Passover Box. Preorder all four boxes for $118 or purchase individually for $36/each.

The High Holy Day Apple Box includes: A holiday guide with information, prayers, and recipes, holiday candles, five varieties of apples, nine reusable containers filled with treats for dipping, materials to create four New Year’s cards, Tshuvah Secret Writing Activity and caramel apple pops (family box), chocolate covered pomegranate seeds and pomegranate tea (adult box).


Quantities are limited! All proceeds help support Temple Sinai Youth Programs and Scholarships.

Book of Remembrance

Zecher tzaddik liv'racha. May the memory of the righteous be for a blessing.

Temple Sinai's online Book of Remembrance will be accessible all year long. Click on the link below to see the site and submit the names of your loved one(s) to the Book of Remembrance. Deadline is September 12.

Holiday Meal Catering

From holiday favorites like brisket, roast chicken, round raisin challah and noodle kugel to break-the-fast essentials including bagels, smoked salmon, and cream cheese shmears, we are eager to provide a delicious spread for groups of any size. You gather the people and let us take care of the food, with convenient pickup and delivery options to simplify your planning! Full holiday catering menu only available in San Francisco and Oakland. 

Rosh Hashanah: Sun, Sep. 5 – Wed, Sep. 8
Yom Kippur: Wed, Sep. 15 – Thur, Sep. 16

Use Coupon Code "oaklandsinai" for 5% off of the order subtotal.