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12:00 am

Jewish American Heritage Month

May 1 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, United States
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By congressional resolution and presidential proclamation, May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM). A national month of recognition of the more than 360-year history of Jewish contributions to American culture, JAHM acknowledges the achievements of American Jews in fields ranging from sports and arts and entertainment to medicine, business, science, government, and military service. The […]

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10:00 am

Opioid Education & NARCAN Response Training

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Barbara and Harvery Brodsky Enrichment Center of JFCS, 345 Montgomery Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 United States
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Free – $10

The opioid epidemic affects so many in our community. It can be hard to know where to turn for reliable information and how to react when we come face-to-face with the crisis. Join JFCS and The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania to learn the facts about opioids and their effect on the human brain, how to […]

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11:00 am

Women of KI Annual Interfaith Program: A Religious Response to Food Insecurity

May 1 @ 11:00 am
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Women of KI Annual Interfaith Program 11 a.m. A Religious Response to Food Insecurity RSVP To Mickie Levin at 215-431-6962 or [email protected] Bring a non-perishable food item

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12:30 pm

Lunch and Learn Noontime Torah

May 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Offices of Premier Dental Products Co., 1710 Romano Drive
Norristown, PA 19462 United States
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Discussion of the parshah of the week. This session will be led by Rabbi Gary Charlestein. All are welcome.

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6:00 pm

Sisterhood Annual Spring Bingo

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregations of SHAARE SHAMAYIM, Philadelphia PA, 19115, 9768 Verree Road
Philadelphia, PA 19115 United States
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The Sisterhood of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, Philadelphia, is having its annual spring bingo starting at 6 p.m. The cost is $23 per person and includes one bingo card, a chicken lo mein dinner and dessert. Extra bingo cards and specials will be available for purchase. Raffle tickets will also be sold […]

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7:00 pm

Spring Film Series Part II: The Rescuers and the Survivors Who Were Rescued

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
B’nai Abraham Chabad, 527 Lombard St
Philadelphia, PA United States
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Secret Lives - Hidden Children and Their Rescuers During WWII Through interviews, we meet some of the people who risked their lives to hide Jewish children during World War II and how this experience has continued to affect the survivors. Discussion will follow with Ruth Hartz, herself a hidden child. Cost: $10/event or $25 for […]

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Yom HoShoah Service and Victim Name Reading

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - May 2 @ 8:00 pm
Temple Sholom in Broomall, 55 N. Church Lane
Broomall, PA 19008 United States
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Memorial service welcoming Holocaust survivor Ronnie Reutlinger Breslow followed by a reading of Holocaust victims names for 24 hours. Following our memorial service and speaker, we will begin reading names of Holocaust victims until 7:30 p.m. on May 2, ending with a memorial prayer. There are 15-minute time slots  from 9 p.m. until 12 a.m. […]

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An Evening of Jazz & Song with Avi Wisnia

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wissahickon Valley Public Library, 650 Skippack Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422 United States
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Wissahickon Valley Public Library presents singer, songwriter and musician Avi Wisnia at 7 p.m. Wisnia performs original songs inspired by his love of bossa nova (a fusion of jazz and samba from Brazil), acoustic folk, jazz and modern pop. It's a dynamic combination of new sounds and a fresh take on some familiar favorites. Wisnia […]

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May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old York Road Temple – Beth Am, 971 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001 United States
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Old York Road Temple - Beth AM Adult Education Class Series Say l'chaim to some nevi'im. How much do you know about the prophets of the Hebrew bible? For more information, call 215-886-8000 Isaiah,  May 1, 10 a.m. Jeremiah, May 8, 10 a.m. Hosea,  May 15, 10 a.m.

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7:30 pm

Movie Night: Paperclips

May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Congregation Brothers of Israel, 530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940 United States
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Searching for an effective way to teach their students about the scale of the Holocaust, school officials in Tennessee devise a unique class project involving paper clips. The middle school students in a rural, heavily Christian community begin collecting the paper clips to represent the Jews who perished in concentration camps in World War II. […]

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