Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Av 20, 5776
Organization:
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
Cost:
$20 General Public BZBI Members: $18 Students with valid ID: $5
Location:
18th and Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Established in 1946, just after the Holocaust and prior to the founding of the State of Israel, BZBI has served the community around Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square for more than 60 years. Formed by the union of three congregations, BZBI has been

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