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JEWISH EXPERIENCE IN NEW YORK…PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE…

Published on Feb 5, 2019

The richness of NYC is in its diversity. This three session program, led by SPS Members, will explore how NYC can be seen as a microcosm for the American Jewish Experience Jewish Immigration and Religious Groups: How did the immigrant experience of the Jewish community in the late 19th and early 20th century impact the makeup of the Jewish community today. We will look Read More

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SPS Women’s Retreat March 29-31, 2019

Published on Dec 10, 2018

Women are invited to join Rabbi Ain for a 2-day spirituality retreat held at the beautiful WOODLOCH PINES RESORT in the Poconos. Build new friendships in a natural setting while immersing yourself in a spiritual and meditative environment. 

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SPS Trip: Heritage Journey to Poland with Optional Berlin extension led by Rabbi Rachel Ain

Published on Dec 5, 2018

November 2019 Explore the past, present, and the future, in community, as Rabbi Ain and a tour educator lead this 10 day journey to places and spaces that have all had an impact on Jewish life as we know it today. Registration materials will be available soon. Please let Rabbi Ain know if you are  Read More

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Women’s League Presents: Author Night Featuring Angela Himsel

Published on Dec 5, 2018

 Tuesday, December 11 at 7 pm, Refreshments WL PRESENTS: ANGELA HIMSEL, AUTHOR OF “A RIVER COULD BE A TREE, A MEMOIR” Click flyer for full PDF

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THE ISRAELI AMBASSADOR AND THE AMERICAN JOURNALIST, ON THE RECORD – A CONVERSATION with RABBI RACHEL AIN

Published on Dec 4, 2018

SPS in partnership with The Jewish week is proud to present THE ISRAELI AMBASSADOR AND THE AMERICAN JOURNALIST, ON THE RECORD – A CONVERSATION with RABBI RACHEL AIN RON DERMER, Israel’s Ambassador to the US ETHAN BRONNER, Senior Editor at Bloomberg Monday, February 4 at 7 pm, in the SPS Sanctuary Seats: $18 Online/$22 at Read More

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SPS MUSICAL KABBALAT SHABBAT

Published on Nov 19, 2018

Friday, December 7 at 6:15 pm Join Rabbi Ain & Cantor Keren for our Friday night musical service with pianist Zvi Klein, guitarist Ziv Shalev, vocalist Inbar Goldman, percussionist David Silliman and violinist Joel Arthur.

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Young Professionals SOTHEBY’S JUDAICA TOUR

Published on Nov 8, 2018

Sunday, December 16 at 2 pm Join other YP’s on a tour of the Judaica Exhibition at Sotheby’s with expert Judaica specialists. The tour will be divided up into 3 segments: Israeli Art, Silver, and Books & Manuscripts. 1334 York Avenue. RSVP to dfrankel@spsnyc.org.

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MEN’S CLUB SHABBAT

Published on Oct 19, 2018

Saturday, November 17, services begin at 9:15 am The theme this year will be “Our Jewish Veterans” since MC Shabbat will occur a few days after Veteran’s Day. Please let us know if you want to participate and/or are a veteran in the US Armed forces by emailing Joel Arthur at jia333@mindspring.com.

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KRISTALLNACHT OBSERVANCE

Published on Oct 19, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, program begins at 7:15 pm 80th Anniversary of the Night of Broken Glass SPS continues to commemorate Kristallnacht. We feel it is our responsibility to pay homage to this significant date in Jewish History to ensure that it is never forgotten! This year DORIT INBAR, Executive Director of Israel’s ‘New Foundation for Read More

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Shabbat Service with SCOTT SHAY

Published on Oct 19, 2018

Saturday October 27, services begin 9:15 am AUTHOR, SCOTT SHAY will discuss his recent book “In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism” At a time where many people question if one can appreciate both science and religion, Scott Shay will discuss how one can be faithful in a complex world and secular age. This program is in Read More