Community Connections provides Jewish cultural, educational, and social programming for adults in the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue community.


Lunch and  Learn

Don’t miss this time to gather with new friends and old in a fun, casual atmosphere and to engage in lively conversation. Bring your own sandwiches and we’ll provide the soup, coffee, tea, and cookies!

Lunch and Learn takes place on the second Tuesday of every month at 12 p.m. 

2018-19 Lunch and Learn Meeting Dates

November 20, 2018
January 15, 2019
February 12, 2019
March 12, 2019
April 9, 2019
May 14, 2019

Short Story Group

Join our monthly Short Story Group, where we read and discuss Jewish-themed material. Readings are distributed in person at meetings or emailed upon request. Suggestions for readings are welcome. Come every month or when you are able. New members are always welcome!

For more information and copies of the stories, please contact   or 212-877-4050, ext. 280.

The Short Story Group meets every third Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m.

2018-2019 Short Story Group Dates and Stories

November 15, 2018
December 20, 2018
January 17, 2019
February 21, 2019
March 21, 2019
April 18, 2019
May 16, 2019


Saturday Book Group

Join our Book Club for an exploration of classic and contemporary Jewish literature. Come every month or when you are able. New members are always welcome!

This year, our book group will be meeting at the synagogue.

2018-19 Saturday Book Group Dates

January 5, 2019
February 9, 2019
March 2, 2019
April 6, 2019
May 4, 2019

To learn more about Community Connections, contact    or 212-877-4050, ext. 280.