CORE Groups

At Central Synagogue

CORE Groups . . . Find Your People

Looking to meet other members who share your interests, passions, and life experiences? Want to build deeper relationships with individual members of this large and diverse congregation? Let us help you find your CORE Group. In these member-led groups, participants come together on a regular basis for shared learning, experiences, and conversation. Groups may be organized by demographic, topic, or interest area. 

Examples of current groups include:

Young(ish) Professionals
Members of Interfaith Families
Mindful Step-Parents
Jewish Cookbook Group
Artists and Art-Lovers
Central Book Club
Game Night
Mussar (Applying Judaism’s Ethical Tradition)
Wise Aging
Ben Franklin Meets Pirkei Avot
Exploring Big Jewish Ideas
“The Kids are Married. Now What?”
Fathers of Young Children

Find Your Group here.

Don’t see a group that fits?  Start your own!

Rabbi Nicole Auerbach will guide you through the process of designing your new group.  All new group leaders will be offered training, one-on-one support, and (if relevant) easy-to-use discussion materials.  To get started, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or call 212-838-5122 x4042.


Looking for CORE Group text studies and guides? Visit our CORE Groups Resource Bank »

Our People

Nicole Auerbach

Rabbi Nicole Auerbach

Director of Congregational Engagement

Lauren Dickel

Adult Engagement Project Manager