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Kehillah Blog

Hello september. Splash paint letters September events (8/29/2016) - September?!? Yes, it’s here: the long-awaited or long-dreaded end of summer and start of fall. But with the High Holidays not until October this year, we have all of September to get back into the swing of things and check out great community events. Ongoing: Makom Community Enrollment Makom Community, 2000 Chestnut Street Fall 2016 ... Read more...
kleinlife picture Intergenerational Video Visit (8/22/2016) - Today’s post is from Rabbi Beth Janus, who works with seniors and kids of all ages in Philadelphia. Every Friday, seniors from around the city gather at the KleinLife Center City program at the Federation Building to pray, exercise, socialize, eat, and be entertained. The programs range from listening to singers; hearing talks about art, politics, or health; ... Read more...
HFLLogo Reflections on Life, Liberty, and Free Loans (8/17/2016) - Today’s post is from Cheryl Barish Erlick, Executive Director of The Hebrew Free Loan Society of Greater Philadelphia. If I asked what liberty means to you, you might say the Declaration of Independence and the fight for our own determination.  Or you might say freedom to make my own choices, to vote, and to live where ... Read more...
Barry-Flyer-Frontv2 Mamaloshen in Dance (8/10/2016) - Asya Zlatina, a proud member of the Center City Jewish community, shares her thoughts on bringing Jewish music and themes to her performance at this year’s Fringe Festival. Mamaloshen in dance??  That’s BARRY, Asya Zlatina’s choreographic debut as part of the Fringe Festival 2016. A tribute to Zlatina’s grandparents, BARRY comes from a need to ... Read more...
ThinkstockPhotos-537240506 August Events (7/27/2016) - With summer heating up, and then heating up some more, we still have a whole month of great events to look forward to. Even if you’re down the shore on weekends, Center City has plenty going on during the week! Fridays in August: Summer Friday Night Shabbat Series 6:00 pm, Friday nights, Rodeph Shalom, 615 ... Read more...

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