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What happens when you ask a group of high school students to let you watch as they look at your website? You watch to see if they are interested enough to explore the vast amount of information that you have saved to the site. You wonder if their curious nature will inspire them to dig deeper into the site. Or will they jump to their Twitter or Instagram pages?  

Temple Sinai founded

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Temple Sinai is a Jewish Reform congregation founded with the merger of Temple Beth Am and Congregation Adat Ari El in 2007.

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January 1, 2007
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Temple Beth Am

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Temple Beth Am formed in 1984 and eventually merged with Congregation Adat Ari El to become Temple Sinai in 2007.

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January 1, 1984
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Congregation Adat Ari El

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Congregation Adat Ari El was a Jewish Reform temple from 1992 to 2007. The members merged with Temple Beth Am to form Temple Sinai. 

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January 1, 1992
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Midbar Kodesh Temple formed

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In January 1995 Midbar Kodesh Temple became the second Conservative temple in the area and held its first services in January.  

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January 1, 1995
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Congregation Ner Tamid founded

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Congregation Ner Tamid is the second oldest Jewish synagogue in southern Nevada and the largest Reform congregation in the state. It was founded in 1974. 

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January 1, 1974
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Kefauver Committee in Las Vegas

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The Las Vegas hearing of the Kefauver Committee sought to uncover organized crime in 14 cities. Las Vegas was less than illuminating but involved several high profile Jewish casino owners.

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November 15, 1950
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Nevada Test Site (NTS) established

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The Nevada Test Site was established on January 11, 1951. Nuclear testing at the site began soon -- on January 27, 1951.

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January 11, 1951
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Jewish population of Las Vegas estimated at 100

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The population of Las Vegas is listed at approximately 8400 in 1940. It is estimated that 100 of those residents were Jewish.

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January 1, 1940
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