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Lois Weaver Film Series

Published on Apr 13, 2017

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7 | Doors open 7:00 pm | Film: 7:15 pm THE HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE A defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside and quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac.When a tragedy Read More

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TRIBUTE, BOOK REVIEW & DISCUSSION WITH THE AUTHOR

Published on Apr 11, 2017

In honor of Linda Sitnick of blessed memory Tuesday, May 23, Buffet reception: 6:30 pm Program begins promptly at 7:30 pm SPS members received in the mail, thanks to the generosity of Vice President Irving Sitnick, a copy of the book Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzchak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel. Twenty Read More

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WOMEN’S LEAGUE GALA ART AUCTION FUNDRAISER

Published on Feb 22, 2017

Saturday, April 22, Preview 8 pm, Auction 9 pm Women’s League of SPS cordially invites you to attend a GALA ART AUCTION FUNDRAISER – Wine & Cheese – $18 per person Featuring a huge assortment of framed art in all media & price ranges: oils, watercolors, photography, mirrors & more! Original pottery by SPS Member Read More

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SPS’ 41st ANNUAL PASSOVER SEDER

Published on Feb 6, 2017

First Night, Monday, April 10, 2017 Service: 6:30 pm       Seder: 7:00 pm Sassower-Schneider Ballroom Members and their guests    $120 per person Non-members                        $130 per person Child(ren) under 12: $65 RESERVED TABLES FOR SINGLE MEN & WOMEN Email sps@spsnyc.org or call 212-593-3300 for reservations. MENU (Vegetarian Meals available if ordered in advance.) Spring and Sparkling Water, Read More

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Women’s League & Men’s Club Game Night

Published on Feb 4, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 7 pm Mah Jong, Scrabble, Poker, Pictionary, Canasta…Come play with us! Tables for all levels of players—instructions for beginners. Admission: Voluntary contribution includes light supper. BYOB or kosher wine. RSVP Marcia Renert mlrenert@gmail.com or call 917-846-6701 to let us know what game you’d like to play, so we can make sure your Read More

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Community Learning (January, February & March)

Published on Feb 1, 2017

Write Your Life Story led by Roberta Hershenson After a successful fall session, this class is returning in time for winter…new students are encouraged to sign up! Do you like to reminisce about special times in the past? Are you intrigued by the way your life or your ideas have evolved over time? Perhaps you Read More

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SPS MEN’S CLUB WILL BE HOLDING ITS WORLDWIDE WRAP

Published on Jan 21, 2017

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 5 @ 9:15  AM SHACHARIT SERVICES FOLLOWED BY SHORT “HOW TO” LAY TEFILLIN VIDEO (IF YOU NEED A REFRESHER OR HAVE NEVER DONNED THEM BEFORE) WHETHER YOU WRAP SIX DAYS A WEEK, ONCE A YEAR AT THE WORLDWIDE WRAP, OR YOU HAVEN’T PUT TEFILLIN ON SINCE YOUR BAR/BAT MITZVAH, OR EVER BEFORE … Read More

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Shabbat Morning Service with Dr. Tomer Morad

Published on Jan 16, 2017

 Saturday, January 28, Services begin at 9:15 am DR. TOMER MORAD will discuss The success of the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, an academic partnership between Israel’s Technion and Cornell University on the Cornell Tech campus in New York. Dr. Morad is a Technion PhD and “Startup Postdoc” at the Runway Program, in the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute. He will speak about Read More

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JEWISH MUSIC GALORE!

Published on Jan 12, 2017

Musical Kabbalat Shabbat is Friday, January 20 at 6:15 pm. Led by Rabbi Rachel Ain and Cantor Dov Keren with guitarist David Frankel, violinist Caitlin Murphy, pianist Barbara Haimowitz & percussionist David Silliman, this service will have you dancing! THEN Come to SPS for MELODIC Shabbat SERVICES Saturday, January 21 at 9:15 am. The SPS Read More

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Pre-Chankah Celebration “O CHANUKAH, “O CHANUKAH”

Published on Nov 18, 2016

Monday, December 19, 6:30 pm Dinner, Show follows Featuring the dynamic CANTOR MAGDA FISHMAN with PIANIST ASSAF GLEIZNER Magda is an SPS favorite who brings a vibrant experience to Jewish music through a unique blend of traditional and contemporary styles. Israeli-born Broadway veteran, Assaf Gleizner is a world renowned music director, arranger and performer. You’ll Read More