Friday, December 9, 2016 Kislev 9, 5777
B'nai Abraham


527 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
You don't have to be observant, knowledgeable or committed. Just open-minded and ready to experience living Judaism! B'nai Abraham was founded in 1874 by Russian Jews fleeing from Czar Alexander II. The synagogue met in temporary quarters until they

Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project

November 15, 2014 8:00 PM

Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project is a stage production started by three high school students from Kansas chronicling the brave actions of Irena Sendler during the Holocaust.  Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker who recued over 2,500 Jewish from death during the Holocaust in the Warsaw Ghetto.  She buried the lists of names of the children in a jar in the hopes of reuniting the the children with their parents after WWII.  The production of "Life in a Jar" has toured all over the world, and this will be its premiere performance in Philadelphia.  The performance is on Saturday November 15, 2014 8:00pm at the National Museum of American Jewish History, tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased at or call 215-238-2100 for more details

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