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

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...
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...

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