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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Passover 2018!(3/8/2018)-Passover is right around the corner, and there are many great options for communal celebrations. The list below is organized in groups of both night seders, first night only, second night only, and other Passover-related events. If you have any questions about the options, please reach out. Wishing everyone a happy season of liberation! BOTH ... Read more
Purim 2018(2/20/2018)-Purim is almost here, and our Center City Kehillah organizations have so many ways to help our community celebrate this joyous occasion. Grab your grogger and your costume, and choose a place (or places!) to celebrate! Consent and Cookies: A Social Justice Purim Thursday 2/22, 6:30-8:30 pm Repair the World Workshop, 4029 Market Street Repair ... Read more
Happy Chanukah!(12/8/2017)-Chanukah begins the evening of Tuesday, December 12. There are parties, public menorah lightings, and fun events across the city all week long! Here are a few highlights, and of course, don’t miss the Center City Kehillah’s own candle lighting on Monday, December 18 at 5:30 pm in Rittenhouse Square. Tuesday, 12/12 (1st candle) – ... Read more
LimmudPhilly 2017(11/27/2017)-We’re so looking forward to learning together this coming Sunday, December 3 at LimmudPhilly. The event runs from 11:00 am-6:00 pm at Moore College of Art & Design at 20th and the Parkway and includes a kosher catered lunch. All are welcome for some or all of the day! The learning will provide something for ... Read more
Sukkot is coming!(9/26/2017)-Sukkot is right around the corner, and we are so lucky that Center City is full of public Sukkot for anyone who wants to visit one. Check out this map to locate the one nearest you! We’re especially excited that this year the Center City Kehillah is building our own community sukkah in Julian Abele ... Read more
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