Sinai Temple of Los Angeles began in 1906

Los Angeles’s First Conservative Synagogue

The First LA Sinai Temple (today)

The 1st Sinai Temple

Sinai Temple was chartered, in 1906.

It’s first building, which is still in use today as a gathering place, was built at the corner of 12th and Valencia, close to the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Stained Glass Windows Still Preserved in First Sinai Temple





The current tenents have carefully preserved the original windows, pews, and Jewish “decorations.”




The Second Building

The 2nd Sinai Temple on New Hampshire Ave.

In 1925, the rapidly growing congregation built its second building in the Wilshire District where most of its members then resided.

At the corner of 4th Street and New Hampshire, the new structure of Sinai Temple soared.

As with the first location, the current Protestant church, now using the building, has preserved much of the “Jewish” components of the architecture.

The 3rd Sinai Temple, now on Wilshire Boulevard.

Today’s Site

Today’s Sinai Temple is on Wilshire Boulevard and Beverly Glen.

Development started in 1956, and the building was consecrated, in 1960.

Additional buildings were completed, in 1969 and 1998