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ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CONGREGATION

Published on May 24, 2017

Wednesday, June 14 at 7 pm Annual Reports Presentation of Budget for New Fiscal Year Election of Officers and Trustees Refreshments will be served

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UPCOMING SHABBAT SPEAKER: KALMAN SAMUELS

Published on May 12, 2017

Founder and Chairman of Shalva Children’s Center in Jerusalem Saturday, June 17, Services begin at 9:15 am Kalman will share his personal story of what he and his wife have built in Jerusalem. Shalva leads the way the world understands, cares for, and embraces disability.

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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, Wine & Cheese Reception: 7 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. Read More

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JEWISH COMMUNITY MEMORIAL SERVICE

Published on Apr 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 pm at The Jewish Center 131 West 86th Street between Amsterdam & Columbus Ave SPS is proud to announce that we are joining UJA-Federation and over 35 synagogues and organizations in this annual gathering during Fleet Week. The evening will begin with a memorial service honoring the lives of service members, 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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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