A Note about the New Mahzor

Published on Jun 11, 2019

After successfully switching to Siddur Lev Shalem several years ago, our congregation will be embracing Mahzor Lev Shalem, a High Holiday Companion. This mahzor, which has been used in Conservative Synagogues for close to a decade, allows worshippers to have more access to the prayers through more translation and transliteration, gender-neutral language, meaningful poetry, and Read More


Tisha B’av

Published on Jun 4, 2019

Saturday night August 10th @ 8:00 pm and Sunday morning August 11th @ 9:15 am Our community will mark Tisha B’av and we will discuss the power of sacred spaces for sacred worship. We will read the Book of Lamentations in a muted voice and recall those who lost their lives this past year by sitting Read More



Published on Jun 4, 2019

Making his annual appearance at SPS, theater historian and former producer’s assistant John Kenrick enthralls his audience with his extraordinary talent that not only educates but entertains.  Tuesday, July 23The Sound of Music: The Truth Behind the Musical  It’s been 60 years since Rodgers and Hammerstein turned the story of the Von Trapp Family in Read More


Shavuot at SPS

Published on May 24, 2019

Shavuot: June 8-10 Beginning Saturday night and continuing through Monday there will be various opportunities to observe the holiday of ShavuotSaturday night evening service: 8:45 pmSunday morning service 9:15 amSunday afternoon/evening programming including4 pm:  “Fruit on the Roof: A Shavuot experience for kids ages 2-7” Please rsvp to Alyssa if you plan on attending5:45 pm: Evening Services6 Read More


Shabbat Mevarchim HaChodesh (Blessing the New Month)

Published on May 23, 2019

Saturday, June 1 at 9:15 am Service led by Rabbi Ain and Cantor Dov Keren featuring the Kol Rinah Choir conducted by Meir Briskman.



Published on May 20, 2019

Sunday, June 2ALL AGES ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE! Are you interested in marching with the members of SPS as we march up 5th Avenue and show celebrate Israel? Please let Alyssa know ( if you are going to march with our group. Please be at 52nd Street between 5th and Madison at 10:55 am because Read More


Sutton Summer – Camp at Sutton Place Synagogue

Published on Apr 16, 2019

Sutton Summer is a 8 week camp, June 12th to August 2nd, for toddlers and preschoolers. Camp at Sutton Place Synagogue is designed to be a nurturing and engaging first camp experience for children. Our dynamic program includes water play, art, sports instruction, cooking, outdoor play, pow wow, weekly specialists, group games, shabbat, and so Read More


April/May/June 2019 Bulletin

Published on Mar 28, 2019

Upcoming events, speakers and more!


SPS Musical Kabbalat Shabbat

Published on Mar 27, 2019

Friday, May 10 at 6:15 pm Join Rabbi Rachel Ain and Cantor Dov Keren for our Friday night musical service with pianist Gon Halevi, guitarist Tal Yahalom, vocalist Inbar Goldmann, percussionist David Silliman and violinist Joel Arthur.


Young Professionals Volunteer for the MET Council

Published on Mar 25, 2019

Sunday, May 19 from 10:30 am – 1 pmMet Council provides comprehensive social services to aid, sustain, and empower over 200,000 poor New Yorkers.YPs will be putting together toiletries for residents of one of the Met Council buildings followed by a bagel brunch with the residents.Cost: $18Location: 171 Lexington Ave (at 31st Street)