Serving with Berman on the building committee were M.H. Sternseher, Joseph Levey, Herbert Mitchelson, Syd Green and I. Rosenblum.
"The congregation held services on Windsor Road except on High Holy Days when too many people attended," Harold Singer said in a recent telephone interview.
For those special days, they obtained a meeting place at Brand and Harvard Street.
"We would walk from the Windsor site, carrying the Torahs so we'd have them for the service."
The temple community was small at first and most of the families lived in Glendale.
Eventually, when the membership grew to about 50 families, the congregation raised money to build Temple Sinai on Pacific Avenue.