Due to the recent novel coronavirus outbreak, events in the community calendar are subject to change. Please contact the event organizers to confirm event details.
Week of Events
The Geography of Summer
The Temple Judea Museum Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel 8339 Old York Road, (SE corner Township Line Road) Elkins Park, PA 19027 EXHIBITION: The Geography of Summer Currently on view through December For more information: [email protected], (215) 901-2656, (215) 887-8700, ext. 416 The Temple Judea Museum’s 2021 fall exhibition is “The Geography of Summer”. The idea […]
Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival: Fall Fest
Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (formerly Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival) believes that today’s storytellers are tomorrow's change-makers, poets, philosophers and visionaries. As presenter of the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival — now in its 41st season — PJFM will continue to bring Philadelphia film lovers the best in Jewish international cinema through its signature program: its […]
Join Jewish Relief Agency Philadelphia on Sunday, Nov. 14 for their Food Distribution! Grab a box, hop in line, and help pack boxes of food and critical household items for over 6,800 individuals in our community coping with food insecurity. Packing takes place at JRA’s warehouse in Northeast Philadelphia. From 9 - 10 a.m., JRA […]
Join us on Nov. 14, 2021 at the Woodcrest Country Club in Cherry Hill, New Jersey for Anti-Defamation League’s 2nd annual Founder’s Brunch, presenting the Sigmund Livingston Award.
Mikveh Israel Association President Fran Levy invites you to join the Association for the annual Celebrate Veterans' Day program at 10:30 a.m. held at Congregation Mikveh Israel, 44 N. 4th St. Moderator Eli Gabay, president of Congregation Mikveh Israel, will open the program by introducing Rabbi Yosef Zarnighian who will deliver the devar Torah. The […]
The Teen Empowerment Program is designed to provide teens with a springboard to become future leaders in the community. TEP enables teens to experience philanthropy and the grants and allocations process first-hand and explore the Jewish tradition of giving back to the community through volunteer opportunities with Jewish Family and Children's Service. Through TEP, teens […]
Or Hadash presents a virtual seminar to explore the long U.S. history of unfair education funding and inequitable educational opportunity, which impacts not only poor, white and minority children, but our whole society. Learn what you can do to get involved in advocating for fair, expanded educational funding. Register in advance for this meeting at: […]
Local author Dina Greenberg will be onsite to sign copies of her novel "Nermina's Chance" (dinagreenberg.com/nerminas-chance) which begins in 1992 Bosnia. The book addresses the aftermath of war, delving into issues of intergeneration trauma. After her family is murdered and her body ravaged by Serbian soldiers, Nermina Beganivić’s only chance of survival is to flee […]
The Keneseth Israel Community Music Arts Committee proudly announces the next concert of its 22nd season at 5:30 p.m. The Main Line Symphony Orchestra featuring world class soloist Ricardo Morales, principal clarinet of the Philadelphia Orchestra will perform at KI! The program is Coleridge Taylor - The Banboula (Rhapsodic Dance #1, Debussy-Premiere Rhapsody) for Clarinet […]
The time has come to show the world what Zionism looks like. That Zionism comes in all colors, shapes, and sizes. That it’s inclusive, diverse, beautiful, respectful. That it builds bridges. That it’s about freedom: freedom of religion, freedom of expression, freedom from preconceived notions. That Zionism supports Israel, a country where synagogues, mosques and […]
Join Rabbi David Glanzberg-Krainin for a close reading of Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg’s work "Moses: A Human Life." Zornberg’s brilliance and artistry as a teacher of Jewish text, literary theory and psychoanalysis are on full display in this complex re-imagining of the life of Moses. Instead of Moshe Rabbeinu, the faithful prophet of God, Zornberg reveals […]
Har Zion Temple Sisterhood and Department of Lifelong Learning present the Open A Book, Open Your Mind event series via Zoom. Each event will cost $18. On Nov. 17, 2021 at 11:30 a.m., author Naomi Ragen will discuss "An Observant Wife". For information and to register, email: [email protected]
New SVIVAH HerTorah Series starting Wednesday! Author Dr. Michal Lemberger starts off “Women* Writing Torah” Series on 11/17 SVIVAH’s HerTorah: “Women* Writing Torah” Series: Lot’s Wife – A Feminist Re-Telling from 8:15-9:45 p.m. Our new HerTorah series is here! “Women* Writing Torah” — an incredible series showcasing how women*s perspectives can expand and deepen the […]
Alina Palimaru, in her work with the Rand Corporation, has been studying how people are drawn to extremist hate groups and coming up with real life practices to de-radicalize those who have been brainwashed by racist propaganda. Joining her is Jeff Schoep, who led the largest Nazi organization for twenty years before exiting the organization […]
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. — History of Tefillah with Cantor Jacob Agar. Join Agar to learn about the history and meaning of our prayers and the music behind them.
The Sisterhood of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim will host our annual Sisterhood Shabbat service both in-person and virtually on Friday, Nov. 19, at 7:45 p.m. sharp. The Sisterhood will conduct the service, and all members are invited to participate in either English or Hebrew readings. Hebrew readers are especially welcome. There is no charge for […]
Join Rabbi David Glanzberg-Krsinin for chanting, Torah study and meditation on Shabbat morning.
Beth Am is proud to present magician Chad Juros! He has entered the likes of magic legends Penn and Teller on their hit television show "Fool Us," and now he's ready to entertain you! Enjoy a virtual magic experience right from your living room on Zoom. $36 per screen. Sponsorships are available for additional cost […]
To make a change to your event, or for other questions related to the community calendar, please contact Sasha Rogelberg at [email protected].