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
Weekly Friendly Mahjong Game at MBIEE
Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El Sisterhood invites the community to join our weekly friendly Mahjong Game at MBIEE Monday evenings at 7 p.m. Cost is $36 per year or free with MBIEE Sisterhood Membership. Beginners welcomed For more information, call 215-635-1505 or email [email protected] MBIEE is located at 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19027.
Participate In Mishkan’s Not-So-Silent Auction
Mishkan's Not-So Silent-Auction bidding begins at 8 p.m. More than 50 fabulous items up for bid....Something for every taste and interest. Vacation homes, culinary delights, art, Judaica, sports packages and much, much more. Register now at: biddingforgood.com/auction/auctionhome.action?auctionId=341699076
We are parents from the community and we are organizing a community conversation about antisemitism at our schools and colleges. Antisemitism incidents are rising; we invite our parents and students to participate in this crucial and informative conversation. Come listen, share your experiences and learn critical tools to identify, defend and appropriately take action to […]
Come hear author Michael Solomon talk about his book, "It Comes From Within: Living with Bipolar Illness". Held at Kelly Center; 4-6 p.m.; Eagle Road, Havertown $5 for non-members; free for members. For more information, call 215-832-0671.
ARTolerance, in partnership with Har Zion Temple, is hosting an afternoon of music in memory of Dr. Arnold Porges. Concert will feature members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and ARTolerance: Udi Bar-David on cello and ARTolerance Artistic Director Juliette Kang on violin, Marvin Moon on viola, Angela Zator Nelson on percussion, joined by special guest Cantor […]
In honor of Yom Hashoah, the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation, 3G Philly and the Friends Select School are hosting an outdoor event for families at the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza. With an art project and candle lighting, the afternoon event will be a unique opportunity for children ages 4-11 (and their families) to participate in […]
Join two gifted Philly ensembles — Nashirah and the Philadelphia Voices of Pride — for an afternoon of live Broadway hits! From "West Side Story" and "Carousel" to "Fiddler on the Roof" — featuring a dancer from the Philadelphia Ballet, and music by Jerome Kern, Kurt Weill and Stephen Sondheim, experience an intimate afternoon of […]
"It’s Time to Change the Channel: Michael Smerconish" has been a fixture in broadcasting and politics for three decades. One constant on both his SiriusXM and CNN programs has been discussion of America’s political divide. Never have his views been more timely. Through autobiographical vignettes, insight and humor, the politically registered Independent and centrist thinker […]
Join us for our first-ever genealogy Q & A session via Zoom. J.D. Arden, the Center for Jewish History’s Reference & Genealogy Librarian, will answer your questions about finding and contacting archives outside the U.S. and getting foreign-language documents translated. This program is appropriate for beginner and intermediate-level researchers and for people from all Jewish […]
The Sisterhood of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, Philadelphia, is running a cultural trip to visit historic Congregation Mikveh Israel at 1 p.m. We will visit with Senior Rabbi Albert Gabbai who has served the Spanish and Portuguese Orthodox synagogue since 1988. Mikveh Israel was founded in 1740 and is the second oldest […]
Led by Rabbi Richard Address Three Wednesdays: May 4, 11 and 18, 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Three sessions will examine several critical and current issues from the perspective of Jewish texts and tradition. We will look at such challenges as life's beginnings, birth control. pregnancy termination, technologies such as IVF and adoption, as well as […]
Chanan Tigay, author of "The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible", will be discussing the extensive research that went into crafting this memoir that Publisher's Weekly describes as "a dynamic and satisfying account of a strange, remarkable man whose discovery could turn the world of biblical scholarship on its head.” […]
Discuss led by Rabbi Richard Address We will conclude our Sacred Cinema series this year with a different film, Disney/Pixar's “Inside Out.” The film looks at the role of emotions in our lives. We see Anger, Joy, Sadness, Fear and Disgust all play themselves out. You can view the film on streaming services and, while […]
In life and in death, we all have stories to tell, and what better place to hear tales of wonder than Philadelphia’s most famous home of the dead? This tour provides an informative overview of Laurel Hill’s long and colorful history, which includes many of the marble masterpieces, stunning views, and legendary stories that afford […]
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