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
Celebrate Shabuot with Congregation Mikveh Israel
Congregation Mikveh Israel, 44 N. 4th St., Philadelphia, PA 19106, invites you to join us for services in our beautifully decorated synagogue for the holiday of Shabuot. We begin the holiday on Saturday evening, June 4 at 7:15 p.m. , the eve of the 1st day. Services continue Monday morning, June 5 at 9 a.m. […]
EAT – PRAY – LOVE: The Art of Food and Religion
Why do Jews eat a triangle-shaped dough on Purim? What is the importance of dates in Islam? How do Italian Catholics manage to have so many kinds of fish in their Christmas meal? These questions and more will be the focus of this course. Each week we will explore a different religious tradition and the […]
Sing Us One of the Songs of Zion: Biblical Themes in Music
Join us as we explore how historical biblical leaders (and villains!) have inspired composers’ music for the stage and the concert hall. We will consider the music of Bernstein, Prokofiev, Verdi and more. Instructor: Liz Cochran, professional bassist and organist.
Steven Spielberg and “The New Hollywood”
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a new breed of young filmmakers infiltrated Hollywood. Their fresh approach to the medium and unquestionable talent shook up the film industry’s establishment, ushering in a new age in classic cinema. This course looks at the revolution that occurred in the movie business during that period when a […]
Lindy SummerFest 2022
Philadelphia Jewish Film and Media is delighted to partner with the newly titled Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History for Lindy SummerFest 2022, a summer film series. See three Philadelphia premieres Thursday nights, from June 9-23, at the newly re-opened Dell Theater, located in the concourse level of the museum.
Fiddler on the Roof (National Broadway Tour)
Rich with musical hits you know and love, including "Tradition"; "Sunrise, Sunset"; "If I Were A Rich Man"; "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life (L'Chaim!)", "Fiddler on the Roof" is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives and life, love and laughter. Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind "South Pacific", "The […]
Deepen your connection with Ofanim in a whole new way. Join us at 12 p.m. for Friends of Ofanim’s Virtual Mission to Israel and be a driving force in transforming STEM education in Israel’s periphery. Meet our children, parents, supporters, and hear our guest speakers. Isaac Herzog, Israel’s 11th president; Uri Sivan, president, Technion – […]
Volunteers will assist with our pre-distribution preparation. During this time, volunteers will tape boxes, pack toiletries and assemble family-friendly food bags. This is a great opportunity for team building and for small and large groups to come volunteer at JRA. For more information about JRA’s volunteer schedule, please visit jewishrelief.org/calendar.
Volunteers will pack boxes of food and other critical household supplies. This is a great opportunity for team building and for small and large groups to come volunteer at JRA. For more information about JRA’s volunteer schedule, please visit jewishrelief.org/calendar.
An Ultimate Multicultural Arts Exchange Experience: World acclaimed cellist, composer and multilingual vocalist signing in thirty languages, Ian Maksin comes to Philadelphia to David Gvinianidze Arts and Music Center for a one-night performance supporting Ukrainian humanitarian relief fund “For Well Being” affiliated with Alexey Orestovich. Maksin will sing folk and popular songs in Ukrainian, Polish, […]
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