Join us to read about the most pressing issues facing the Jewish people today. For this meeting, we will be reading "Second Person Singular" by Sayed Kashua. The book can be purchased online here or from your local bookstore. Dinner is available for order or you may bring your own! RSVP This program is free […]
For Americans, Memorial Day likely conjures images of parades, fireworks, sales and barbecues. But when the sirens sound for Israel’s Yom Hazikaron, the entire country literally stands still. It’s a metaphorical yahrzeit that every single person commemorates together, all at once. And then in a beautiful transition, the solemn day of grieving flows right into Yom […]
Come hear the classical music of Brahms, Chopin and Schubert performed by Juilliard student pianists, Yuval Hen, Adam Jackson and Bo Zhang. You don't want to miss this enriching musical performance! This event will take place in the sanctuary immediately after our Yom Hazikaron Lunch and Learn program.
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue is proud to co-sponsor the New York premiere of "A Small Light," a drama miniseries based on the inspiring true story of Miep Gies, the woman who risked her life to hide Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis during WWII. Join us in-person or virtually to watch the first […]
Did you miss out on the gift of a Jewish education? Or maybe you’re curious about Judaism, but too embarrassed to ask… Luckily, Judaism encourages us to be bold and ask questions! “A shy person can never learn,” our tradition tells us. Join our Rabbi Dalia Samansky to expand your Jewish knowledge and explore Judaism’s […]
Join Rabbi Samantha Natov for an in-person deep dive into the Shabbat morning service. Investigate the meanings of prayers, where they fall in the morning service and how different musical settings affect the way we understand them. A great intro to Shabbat liturgy and enriching for more experienced worshippers! RSVP