Stephen Wise Launches Platform for Teen-Led Social Innovation
We are excited to announce the launch of The Greenhouse, a social impact design lab for Jewish teens and their peers. The Greenhouse is a multi-dimensional physical and digital space for teens to learn, design, and create change in their own lives and communities. Read our manifesto and watch our launch video today!
Together in Spirit: An Interfaith Thanksgiving Concert
On November 19, Opera Ebony, the oldest African American opera company in America, returns to Stephen Wise for this dynamic interfaith concert featuring spirituals, opera, and more. Opera Ebony performers will join singers from the Jewish community at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in song and spirit, connecting diverse communities through a shared passion for great music.
Performers include Opera Ebony’s Helena Brown and Gregory Sheppard, Cantor Rebecca Garfein of Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Cantor Hayley Kobilinsky of B’nai Yisrael (of Armonk, NY), Cantor Daniel Mutlu of Central Synagogue, Cantor Azi Schwartz of Park Avenue Synagogue, Cantor Daniel Singer of Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, and pianist Joyce Rosenzweig.
Volunteer at Our Shelter
Our Next Step Men’s Shelter opens Monday, October 16. Please sign up to volunteer! Dinner set-up volunteers are needed through May, and we currently need sleepover volunteers December 11-January 12. (Sleepover volunteers arrive by 8 p.m. and leave by 6:15 a.m.)