Young Professionals

Who We Are:
We are a 20/30’s group of professionals; students, singles & couples, living in New York City, building community & meaningful Jewish experiences at SPS! 

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Shabbat Dinner for Young Couples with Rabbi Ain
Friday, June date TBD

We invite all young couples in committed relationships for an intimate evening meal. Connect with new and old friends while discussing ways to integrate Jewish practices in your blossoming families. Rabbi Ain will share ways that Judaism can enrich your partnership and connect you to each other. A traditional Shabbat meal will be served. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Cost is $36 per couple. To RSVP go to the SPS donate page and select “young professional programming”.

Our Board:
Josh - picCo-President Josh Pine
Josh joined Sutton Place Synagogue in 2013 and is an active member in the SPS community attending services, lectures & cultural events. Josh grew up in the suburbs of Rockland County, New York and currently lives in Manhattan. Josh works in the Finance industry as an Operations Manager and earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University at Buffalo. Josh is an avid sports fan, food lover and music enthusiast. He loves experiencing all that New York City has to offer.

Co-President Dana Miller
DMDana Miller, originally from Newton, MA and is the marketing manager for Rilastil USA, an Italian skincare company. She enjoys tennis, kick boxing, reading, and board games.

Programming – Caitlin Murphy
Caitlin LinkedIn Photo Caitlin joined Sutton Place Synagogue in 2013 and is an active member in the SPS community performing viola at monthly Kabbalat Shabbat services.  Caitlin works in the performing arts industry managing the grant programs for charitable foundations focused on classical music and jazz. She earned her bachelor’s degree in viola performance from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music. Caitlin has served on the board of directors for the Astoria Music Society and volunteers with DOROT. Caitlin is a food lover, a workout enthusiast, and a soccer fan. She loves seeing live music and living in New York.

Social Action – Maxine Squires
MAXINE Maxine Squires hails from Longmeadow, MA and has lived in NYC since 2008. Maxine spent her undergrad years at Syracuse University, which is where she met Rabbi Ain and her husband, Dave Levy. Maxine was so happy to reconnect with them in New York and is happy to be part of their welcoming SPS community. In her spare time, Maxine also serves on the board of the Alzheimer’s Association NYC Chapter Junior Committee, runs, and goes to lots of concerts and Broadway shows.

Marketing – Keith Grompone
HeadshotKeith Grompone grew up in Milford, PA in the Pocono Mountains. He is a Jew by Choice and has been an active member of Sutton Place Synagogue for 2 years. In his free time, Keith enjoys cooking, reading, and travel.