Travel ‘South’ Through Music With the Kehillah of Old York Road


On Sun., Jan. 29, the Kehillah of Old York Road invites you to an evening of Jewish music from Mexico and South America. Enjoy infectious rhythms, soaring melodies and the sounds of castanets and maracas. The concert will feature international star Hazzan Gaston Bogomolni, along with the hazzanim and combined adult choirs of the Old York Road synagogues under the musical direction of Hazzan David F. Tilman. The concert begins at 4 p.m. at Beth Sholom Congregation, 8231 Old York Road in Elkins Park. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door, and are available for purchase at Kehillah of Old York Road synagogues. For more information on the concert and tickets, contact Terry Straus at 215-887-1342, ext. 100.


‘Talk About It’ With the Kehillah of Chester County

The Kehillah of Chester County, in partnership with the Chester County Library, is hosting a reading and discussion series that includes a wide range of Jewish literature relating to the theme “Modern Marvels of the Jewish Imagination.”  Free to the public (including high school students!) one Monday a month through May, each event is held from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. at the Chester County Library — District Center, 450 Exton Square Parkway in Exton. The next reading is Feb. 6 and will feature “From Krakow to Krypton: Jews and Comic Books” by Arie Kaplan and JT Waldman. Registration is available on the Chester County Library website at, or contact Shelley Rappaport, director for the Kehillah of Chester County, at [email protected] or 484-582-0210.
All over Greater Philadelphia is an alliance of synagogues, community volunteers and representatives from Jewish community organizations within geographic areas who work together to create an inspired Jewish community and offer unique Jewish programming for all ages. As part of its community engagement work, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Neighborhood Initiative provides support to the Old York Road corridor and Chester County along with the neighborhoods of Bucks County, Bux-Mont, Center City, Delaware County, Lower Merion and Northeast Philadelphia. For more information, contact Addie Klein, director of community engagement, at 215-832-0828 or [email protected].


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