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Clermont Congregation Sinai celebrates their new location


September 7, 2018

The grand opening Torah procession to Congregation Sinai's new facility.

Congregation Sinai has now moved into their new location with a special grand opening Torah procession, a ceremonial mezuzah placement and a Kabbalat Shabbat service. With over 100 members and guests attending, it was a full house. Congregation Sinai has been serving the Jewish Community of Central Florida since 2003. They have now moved to 1200 West Broad Street in nearby Groveland at the edge of Clermont. Most Sinai members live in the Clermont, Minneola and Groveland areas.

At all Congregation Sinai services and programs Joe and Lynn Goldovitz provide distinctively unique spiritual leadership. This organization serves as a house of prayer, assembly and study in which the spectrum of Jewish expression is cultivated, protected and nurtured. With student education programs for children, adult education, bible study groups, bar/bat mitzvah study programs and group tours to Israel; they strive to educate adults and children in Judaism's rich heritage with contemporary significance, while sharing Jewish culture, rituals, traditions and values. They hold Shabbat Services every Friday Night with Torah readings, Bible & Bagel study workshops, Healing Services; many very creative service events as well as special services for every major Jewish Holiday. Sinai has a very active Sisterhood with special events and annual fashion shows. They also host various women's outreach programs inviting all area churches. Their Men's Club is active with monthly movie and pizza nights, charitable programs as well as their annual golf tournament. The new board of directors is led by Peter Sobel as president.

Congregation Sinai offers a full and comprehensive education program with an active Sisterhood and Men's Club. They regularly supply donations of food and supplies for the local schools as well as food and clothing for Puerto Rican and US Virgin Islands relief. While the local Jewish community attends prayer services and special events, they have opened their doors to the entire community, regardless of faith. They hold ongoing food drives for the needy and interfaith activities to promote understanding among our different cultures. They welcome all with open arms and hearts to their services. They provide a warm spiritual environment for observance of Jewish holidays, traditions and celebration of our members' life cycle events. 

For more information about their Friday night and the upcoming High Holiday services, membership, and special events; contact: Congregation Sinai at: 1200 West Broad Street, Groveland, FL 34736. Phone 352-243-5353. Email info@congregation-sinai.org and visit http://www.congregation-sinai.org. Affordable High Holiday and annual memberships are available.


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