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Jewish Community Resources

College Students

Hillel of Northern Nevada serves students at University of Reno. Contact the director or board members listed below for more information.

Co-presidents: Sarah Kapel and Rachel Katz
Vice President: Taryn Bearden
Treasurer: Geoff Jackman
Secretary: Amanda Paris
Historian: Aaron Flaton
Co-Community Outreach chairs: Meighan Einsel and Jacqueline Ghorbani

Local Synagogues

Temple Emanu-El
Rabbi Mark Fasman
Harriet Young, Administrator
1031 Manzanita Lane, Reno, NV 89509
(775) 825-5600

Chabad of Northern Nevada
Rabbi Mendel Cunin
1175 West Moana Lane
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 825-8928

North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation
7000 Latone Blvd.
PO Box 201
Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
Phone (530) 546-0895

Temple Beth Or
Rabbi ElizaBeth Beyer
1150 Selmi Drive, Suite 502
Reno, NV 89512

Temple Sinai
Rabbi Ethan Bair
Mike Stombaugh, Administrator
3405 Gulling Road, Reno, NV 89503
(775) 747-5508

Shopping – Kosher/Passover Foods & Wine

Co-op for kosher meat and groceries

Sarah Cunin has a co-op that places orders for meat and groceries from the Los Angeles area. Contact Harriet at Temple Emanu-El’s office for more information. 

Oakland Kosher

Kosher food ordering service. Contact Harriet at Temple Emanu-El’s office for more information.

Whole Foods

6139 S. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89502 — Carries a selection of kosher foods and Israeli products. As of March 2017, there are many kosher for Pesach products — macaroons, matzoh and matzoh products (meal, farfel, etc.), wine, and delicacies for sweet-tooth noshers. Brands include: Glicks, Harrison’s, Yehuda, Gefen, Streit’s, Fox’s U-Bet, Elyon, Kedem, and Empire. Remember that as we get closer to the holiday, brands disappear and are not restocked this year. Shop as far ahead of the holiday as possible. 

Trader Joe’s

5035 S McCarran Boulevard, Reno, NV 89502 – Carries kosher chicken, turkey, challah, and Herzog wines. (They will hold items for you if you call ahead and ask; they generally have various cuts of chicken, beef (ground, stew, and brisket).

Smith’s Supermarket

1255 Baring Boulevard, Sparks, NV 89434 – Carries a selection of kosher foods from brands like Manichewitz, Streit’s, and Gefen in the international foods aisle.

750 S Meadows Parkway, Reno, NV 89521 – Carries a selection of kosher foods from brands like Manichewitz, Streit’s, and Gefen in the international foods aisle. In addition, this Smith’s carries kosher prepackaged deli and a kosher frozen foods case. Kosher turkeys are available by order.

Safeway Supermarket

5150 Mae Anne Avenue, Reno, NV 89523 – In addition to a kosher foods section with brands like Manichewitz, Streit’s, and Gefen in the international foods aisle, this location carries Empire Chicken and Hebrew National Salami.

2858 Vista Boulevard. Sparks, NV 89436 – Carries a selection of kosher foods from brands like Manichewitz, Streits, and Gefen in the international foods aisle.

Ben’s Fine Wine & Spirits

3480 Lakeside Drive, Reno, NV 89509

4700 N. Virginia St. Reno NV 89503

901 West 4th St. Reno NV 89503

2990 Sullivan Lane, Sparks NV 89431

Total Wine & More

6671 S. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89511

Whispering Vine Wine Company

4201 West 4th Street, Reno, NV 89523

3886 Mayberry Drive, Reno, NV 89519

85 Foothill Rd, Reno, NV 89511

Veterans Affairs

The George Small Post #30 serves Jewish War Veterans
Contact Elliot Steriss for information


This page is a work in progress. It will improve with your referrals. If you know of a business or agency that caters to Jewish needs or a store that carries kosher products, please contact Merle Levy or Harriet with the details so we can add it to this list.