Published on May 22, 2017

Thursday, June 8th at 6:30 PM 2017-2018 Installation of Officers and A Special Tribute to Rabbi Rachel Ain As we celebrate Rabbi Ain’s 5th year at SPS, we thank her for her patient guidance, dedicated teaching, and ongoing support of Women’s League of SPS Please let us know if you would like to offer any Read More


Kabbalat Shabbat: Participatory Friday Night Musical Service

Published on May 17, 2017

Friday, June 9, services begin 6:15 pm Join Rabbi Rachel Ain and Cantor Dov Keren for our participatory Friday night musical service with with pianist Gòn Halevi! These services will take you from where you are to where you want to be!



Published on May 12, 2017

Erev Shavuot – Tuesday, May 30 at 6:15 pm  Join us for services, a traditional dairy dinner plus learning with Rabbi Ain.  Dinner is complimentary for members and $36 for guests.  Reservations for dinner are required. Please call or email the synagogue office. SHAVUOT DAY 1 MORNING SERVICE Wednesday, May 31 at 9:15 am FAMILY Read More


Introducing the Five Books of the Torah led by Rabbi Ain

Published on May 11, 2017

Come to this final session to understand the meaning of these books. Saturday, May 20 at 12:30 pm (Numbers & Deuteronomy)


American Jewish Personalities We Should Know

Published on May 2, 2017

Final Session: Tuesday, May 16 at 7 pm Jews who contributed to the growth of Israel: Louis Brandeis and Henrietta Szold. Learn from fellow SPS members about what makes different American Jews “tick” and how their lives and work had an impact on the Jewish and American community. Thoughtful discussion will follow among attendees. Coordinated Read More


Kabbalat Shabbat: Participatory Friday Night Musical Service & Teenager Shabbat

Published on May 1, 2017

Friday, May 12 KabalTOT Shabbat: 5:30 pm (Dinner for little ones & parents at 6 pm) Kabbalat Shabbat Musical Service: 6:15 pm   Teenager Shabbat, Saturday, May 13 beginning at 9:15 am Our teens will lead the Shabbat Morning Service, the Rinah Youth Choir will participate, and we will celebrate our SPS graduates and wish Read More


Join The Men’s Club of SPS & The New York Mets for Celebrate Israel Night at Citi Field – The Mets vs. The Padres

Published on Apr 19, 2017

Wednesday, May 24 at 7 pm; Ticket price: $36.00 per seat We have a limited number of seats so please be sure to make your reservations early by emailing


ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY Yom Ha’atzmaut Kabbalat Shabbat Musical Celebration: East Meets West

Published on Apr 7, 2017

Friday, April 28, 6:15 pm services followed by Shabbat dinner.  Led by: Rabbi Rachel Ain, Cantor Dov Keren, Cantor Magda Fishman (Temple Beth El) Accompanied by: Avram Pengas – Greek bouzouki & singer, Assaf Gleizner – pianist & singer, David Silliman – percussionist. Shabbat dinner & program follows at 7:30pm Donation: $18 per person Advance paid dinner Read More



Published on Apr 5, 2017

Monday, April 24 at 7:15 pm Pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the darkest period of Jewish history. Survivors’ candlelight march Lighting of memorial candles SPS Kol Rinah Adult Choir SPS Rinah Youth Choir Guest Speaker: RABBI JOSEPH POLAK will discuss The Children, the Children …. The Legacy of the Infant  & Toddler Survivors Rabbi Polak’s Read More


Passover Seders & Service Schedules

Published on Apr 4, 2017

SCHEDULE of PASSOVER SERVICES SIYYUM FOR THE FIRST BORN  Monday, April 10 at 7:30 am A first-born child (b’chor) should fast on the eve of Passover to commemorate the deliverance of the first-born Israelites from Egypt. It has become customary for the Rabbi to make a Siyyum (a public reading and explanation of the concluding Read More