This was created by and for members of our community (and beyond!). We know that there will be different people of different ages, stages, and backgrounds using this haggadah. Don’t feel that you need to read everything. We have provided numerous options for each section, including recordings of Cantor Keren singing some of the blessings Read More
Dear Fellow Congregants:I want to clarify the technical difficulty that occurred on Saturday during the shabbat services. Many of you saw the things worked seamlessly on Friday night. We had a split screen between our Rabbi in New York City and our Ca
Friends, it was so special to know that our shabbat services reached so many of you this past shabbat. We were thrilled that we were able to make the technology work in a way that created the opportunity for Cantor Keren and myself to lead these services together.
One of the ways I have gotten through this terrible time is by going to our virtual minyan each morning and each evening. It keeps me grounded, it reminds me why I decided to become President of SPS and it adds routine to a day that does not feel routine at all. Rabbi Ain asked Read More
While it’s not your Bubbie’s haggadah, we are working hard on a digital, shareable, SPS Haggadah for our community to enjoy together! With contributions from KNS, JRS and the greater SPS community, we are excited to share this special haggadah with the community.
It’s Time To Order Food For Your Seder! “Seder to Go” food orders must be done by THIS Friday March 27 and they will be available for pick-up and limited delivery on Tuesday, April 7.
Friends,I hope you had a nice shabbat. I was glad that many of you were a part of our virtual shabbat gathering both Friday night and Saturday. We ended our Torah reading yesterday with the words “Chazak, Chazak, V’nitchazek,” which means, may we be strong, stronger, and together, we will be strengthened. I believe that Read More
Pandemic -Lynn Ungar (March 11, 2020) What if you thought of itas the Jews consider the Sabbath -the most sacred of times?Cease from travel.Cease from buying and selling.Give up, just for now,on trying to make the worlddifferent than it is.Sing. Pray. Touch only thoseto whom you commit your life.Center down.And when your body has become still,reach out Read More
Due to the importance of maintaining social distance during these coming days, the Sutton Place Synagogue building will be closed until at least Sunday March 29nd.
Dear Friends,I hope that this email finds you well, despite the times in which we are living. I know that for many, especially those who live alone, there is a compounded sense of isolation during this time. Please know that while I agree with the experts that we should be physically apart, we are all Read More