Welcome to the Center City Kehillah, your guide to the Center City Jewish community! Kehillah means community, and we want to share the best of what all our diverse organizations have to offer. In Center City, there’s something for everyone – let us help you find what’s right for you.

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Kehillah Blog

image005 The Refugee Crisis (12/13/2016) - Today’s post is from Rabbi Avi Winokur and the Society Hill Synagogue community.  All are invited to join Society Hill Synagogue this week for a Shabbaton entitled, “The Refugee Crisis: Contemporary Immigration Issues & the Potential for Reform.” Society Hill Synagogue is located at 418 Spruce Street. Many of us are involved in congregations that, like ... Read more...
updated-bible-raps-summit-flyer-2 Bible Raps Summit (12/12/2016) - Today’s post is from Matt Bar, founder and executive director of Bible Raps. Bible Raps is super excited to be celebrating a great year with all of YOU at Tribe Commons on December 18th for our Summit. Designed to make Judaism more appealing and accessible through original Torah raps as well as the creation of ... Read more...
Shabbat Wooden Letterpress Concept Society Hill Synagogue Celebrates Interfaith Family Month (11/21/2016) - Today’s post by Debra Stewart, Immediate Past President of Society Hill Synagogue and Center City Kehillah representative. In honor and support of interfaith couples and families, please join Society Hill Synagogue on November 25th for our Kabbalat Shabbat Learning Service at 6:15 PM followed by Shabbat Dinner. Rabbi Winokur will enhance our understanding of the Shabbat ... Read more...
thinkstockphotos-122580567 Our Israeli Shaliach, and Remembering Rabin (11/14/2016) - Today’s post is from Mark Raoul Molnar, Israeli Shaliach (emissary) to the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. You can contact him at shaliach@jewishphilly.org. For those of you that have not met me yet, My name is Raoul, and I am the Israeli Shaliach at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. What is a shaliach? Shaliach means ... Read more...
hello November, bright fall leaves and lettering composition November Events (10/31/2016) - It’s time to look forward to the wide range of non-holiday-related events coming up this month! And don’t forget LimmudPhilly is one month away on Sunday, December 4! Learning fun for adults and kids. Register today! Friday, November 4: New Member Pizza Party 7:30 pm, Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N. Broad Street Join the Young Friends ... Read more...

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