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National Jewish Retreat

August 13 - August 18
Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW
Washington DC, DC 20008 United States
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Join Jews from all around the country in the 14th annual National Jewish Retreat. At the National Jewish Retreat, you will embark on an exciting journey with our inspirational scholars and experience Judaism. You will discover that Jewish life is not just for the study hall and synagogue, but for your personal, day-to-day living. At […]

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Free August at NMAJH

August 1 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, United States
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Admission to the National Museum of American Jewish History is free for all of August. Free admission includes the Museum’s core exhibition highlighting more than 360 years of life in America told through a Jewish lens and complimentary access to the current exhibition, Sara Berman’s Closet.

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9:00 am

Torah, Bagels and Coffee

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Old York Road Temple – Beth Am, 971 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001 United States
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Begin Shabbat morning at Old York Road Temple-Beth Am with an interactive and engaging discussion of the weekly portion including bagels and coffee at 9 a.m. followed by a peer-led Shabbat service at 10:15 a.m. Casual dress is appropriate and everyone is welcome. For more information call 215-886-8000.

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10:00 am

Shabbhakti Yoga

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
BZBI Synagogue, 300 S. 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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A yoga practice steeped in the teaching of Torah. It is prayer in motion. This is a mixed-level class open to all.

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10:30 am

Comfort My People: The Story of the Kotel

August 17 @ 10:30 am
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Rabbi Lance Sussman’s Summer Sermon Series - "Comfort My People: The Story of the Kotel". 10:30 a.m.

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6:45 pm

Talmud Class with Rabbi Eliezer Hirsch

August 17 @ 6:45 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every Shabbat through September 14, 45 minutes before Mincha
Mekor Habracha/Center City Synagogue, 1500 Walnut Street, Suite 206 (entrance on 15th St)
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Come and learn from Tractate Megilla in Mekor’s main hall and stay for Third Meal and Ma’ariv. This is a text-based class, but no experience is needed; beginners and experts are both welcome. Each class is self-contained, so regular attendance is not necessary. For more information, email [email protected]

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7:30 pm

Fire and Rain: An Evening of James Taylor with Dave Binder

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Temple Sholom in Broomall, 55 N. Church Lane
Broomall, PA 19008 United States
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Join us for a nostalgic sojourn through 20 years of James Taylor’s most memorable music performed by Dave Binder. Dave Binder, a note-for-note tribute singer, has been honoring Taylor for over 36 years by touring clubs and colleges with his show Fire and Rain. For which, he was a Campus Entertainer of the Year nominee […]

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