Come for Super Sunday, Then Stay for the Learning!
February 01, 2012
There is no reason to go home during the break between sessions for Federation's Feb. 12 Super Sunday phone-a-thon. Tribe 12/LimmudPhilly will offer a taste of its signature innovative educational programming between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, 272 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr.
Mark Leuchter, director of Jewish studies at Temple University's department of religion, will present an interactive program on "Moses: The Man and the Myth." Leuchter will draw from biblical sources and archaeological records to help reveal the true nature of one of the most revered figures in the Jewish tradition.So come for the phones and stay for the learning during Super Sunday, the Jewish community's single largest day of fundraising. LimmudPhilly will be offering two hour long sessions to choose from. Register for Super Sunday by clicking here jewishphilly.org/supersunday  and join us for fascinating sessions.
This "Taste of LimmudPhilly" will serve as a preview of the 2012 community weekend of Jewish learning that will be held this year from April 27-29 in Center City Philadelphia.
Last year's event featured more than 75 presenters who offered a myriad of programming options, including Jewish history, spirituality, performing arts, social justice and more.
This fourth annual event begins with Shabbat and encompasses an entire weekend of workshops, lectures, performances and communal meals. It is designed for participants of all ages and levels of observance and offers a separate track known as Young Limmud for young people, ages 3 through 10.
For additional information, call (267) 235-4083 or visit the LimmudPhilly website at: www.limmudphilly.org .
Throughout the day, there will be kosher food and snacks to sustain energy levels. Child care will be provided by the Klein JCC during the 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. shifts. Wondergy, a science "edutainment" company, will entertain children at 11 a.m. Crafts and other special activities will also be offered throughout the morning and afternoon.Super Sunday will also offer participants an opportunity to learn about the programs and services of more than 18 Jewish community organizations. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., agency representatives from the Albert Einstein Health Care Network, B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, Gratz College, HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia, Hillel of Greater Philadelphia, Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, the Jewish Exponent, JEVS Human Services, Jewish Family and Children's Service, Jewish Learning Venture, Kaiserman JCC, Tribe 12/Limmud, Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, Perelman Jewish Day School, the Jewish Relief Agency, Torah Academy and the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism will display literature, hand out give-aways and engage visitors in conversation about the important work they do in the Greater Philadelphia Jewish Community.
Super Sunday co-chairs Bryna and Fred Berman, and Jennifer and Michael Willner encourage community members to make Sunday, Feb. 12 a bright new day for the Jewish people in Greater Philadelphia, in Israel and in the former Soviet Union by registering for a phone shift.
Call 215-832-0630 or visit: jewishphilly.org/supersunday  today.