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!

2017-18 Lunch and Learn Meeting Dates

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



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.

2017-2018 Short Story Group Dates and Stories


April 19

May 17

June 21

Sunday 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 in our members' homes. Please contact  our office at  or 212-877-4050, ext. 280 to learn where the next meeting will be located. 

2017-18 Sunday Book Group Dates and Books 




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