Published on Aug 24, 2017

Saturday Evening, September 16 This year, Sutton Place Synagogue will inaugurate the High Holiday season in a unique way, staging a reading of the award winning contemporary play THE GATES ARE CLOSING written by playwright and poet Merle Feld. Preceding the traditional Selichot services, members of the congregation will take the parts of a varied Read More


2017 September & October Bulletin

Published on Aug 23, 2017

Check out the upcoming events, speakers, programs, holidays and more coming up at SPS this September & October!


SPS December 2018 Multi-Generational Trip to Israel!

Published on Aug 17, 2017

We are planning a trip to Israel for December 2018.This trip is great whether you have been to Israel already or not and will be guided by David Keren, an excellent guide who has lead an SPS trip in the past. We will explore the past, engage with the present, and dream about the future! Read More



Published on Jul 21, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, beginning at 6:30 pm We’ll fire up the grill & prepare your burgers & franks just the way you like it! Sides, dessert, of course, plus soda & beer. (If you’d like something else B.Y.O.B. – wine must be kosher!) Member: $18 per person (children under 13: complimentary) Guest:  $25 per person Read More


Young Professional’s Flywheel Cycle Event: Renew your Body and Soul for the New Year

Published on Jul 19, 2017

NOW OPEN TO THE WHOLE CONGREGATION! Join us at Flywheel Sport’s East 60th Street Studio for a full-body workout through indoor cycling in support of Sutton Place Synagogue’s Young Professionals Programs. The 45 minute ride followed by a post-ride reception will prepare us for a confident, joyful & healthy start as we get ready to think about the High Holiday Read More



Published on Jul 18, 2017

The 4th Annual SPS Fantasy Football league is now open for sign up.  The draft will be held at the synagogue on Wednesday, August 16 at 7:30 pm.  Every member is welcome to participate, but you must sign up BEFORE the draft.  Please contact Commissioner David Pochapin at or Shari Pochapin if you Read More


Go See Israel’s #1 Film of the Year: The Women’s Balcony

Published on Jun 28, 2017

A Film by Shlomit Nehama and Emil Ben-Shimon New York Times & Los Angeles Times CRITICS PICK! An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gender rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power. When the women’s balcony in an Orthodox Read More


Let’s Play Bingo

Published on Jun 23, 2017

Come to SPS Monday, July 17 at 7 pm Led by fun-loving number caller DAVID POCHAPIN! Admission:  $10 includes 3 cards (& you can buy more) Lots of laughs, snacks, fun & surprises! You can be a winner! Just be there & invite friends & more friends!


High Holidays at SPS: We Need Your Opinion- Please fill out brief survey!

Published on Jun 14, 2017

Hello, We are looking forward to another High Holiday season with something for everyone; Main Sanctuary Services, Community/Parallel Services in the Sassower-Schneider Auditorium, our Young Professionals’ Services at PS 59, as well as unique family services and youth programs. As we prepare for this year, and plan for years to come, we would like your feedback Read More



Published on Jun 9, 2017

Friday, June 23 at 6:15 pm & Saturday, June 24 at 9:15 am Daniel Novick, JTS Rabbinical Student, will deliver the Dvar torah both Friday evening and Saturday morning services. Daniel has served as the USY adviser at SPS and this year will be serving as the Cantorial soloist with Rabbi Dave Levy for the Read More