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The Center City Kehillah is 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

Shavuot Community Night of Learning (5/18/2022) - We haven’t done this in 2 years! Don’t miss the return to Shavuot, Center City style. Register here.
Polly Edelstein and Tribe12 (4/28/2022) - Polly and I had an opportunity to chat earlier this month. This is an excerpt from our conversation: Rebecca Krasner: Polly, what does a typical day look like for you? Polly Edelstein: A typical day doesn’t exist! Having said that, my day may include working with coworkers to plan and implement fun and exciting events, ... Read more
Interview with Rhona Gerber and Rabbi Abi Weber (3/9/2022) - I had the opportunity to speak with both Rabbi Abi Weber and Rhona Gerber about their new professional roles and how they dreamt-up the Center City Purim block party. Rebecca Krasner: You both started new professional roles this year. What do you love most about your work?  Rhona Gerber: I am the new Chief Development ... Read more
Interview with Emma Chasen of OneTable, Philadelphia (2/17/2022) - “I so appreciate the organizing efforts of the Kehillah as it has been such a great way to meet people and dream up opportunities for collaboration.” I recently had the opportunity to learn more about Emma and OneTable. Enjoy! (RK) Emma, tell me a little bit about you. (EC) I am a born and raised ... Read more
Interview with Neal Strauss, Center City Kehillah Steering Committee Member (11/18/2021) - I had the opportunity to speak with Neal Strauss recently about living in Moishe House, his favorite spot in Center City, and what the CCK means to him Rebecca: Neal, tell us a little bit about yourself Neal: I’m a freelance social media strategist whose been living in the Moishe House for two and a half ... Read more

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