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Kehillah Blog

Celebrate the High Holidays with the Center City Kehillah! (9/26/2016) - Whether it feels early, late, or just right, Rosh Hashana begins at sundown on Sunday, October 2, Yom Kippur begins at sundown on October 11, and Sukkot begins at sundown on October 16. Our incredible Center City Kehillah organizations have a plethora of amazing holiday opportunities, as well as a few other ways to get involved ... Read more...
Truths and Traditions: Weekly Adult Education at Folkshul (9/23/2016) - Truths and Traditions: 
A humanistic exploration of the Jewish story, from biblical times to our day A weekly interactive adult learning community at Folkshul for 5777 (2016-2017) Sundays, from 10-11:30am, Folkshul is offering a weekly adult education exploration of humanism in the Jewish story. If you are interested in the class—some sessions or all!—come try it ... Read more...
shs-blog Shabbat Concert at Society Hill Synagogue (9/21/2016) - Today’s post is from Debbie Stewart, Immediate Past President of Society Hill Synagogue and current Center City Kehillah representative. I plan to jump start the new year with the live music of Mattan Klein and his Quartet on Friday, September 30 at 6:15 PM, at Society Hill Synagogue. Mattan is a renowned Israeli flutist and composer. I ... Read more...
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...

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