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

Sukkot 2019 (9/20/2019) - A sukkah is open as a symbol of welcoming guests. When friends and neighbors gather, even in a temporary, fragile space, we can create something that is strong. This year, the Center City Kehillah is building public sukkot in parks around Center City for neighbors to connect with each other, for organizations to organize events, ... Read more
Passover seders 5779 (2019) (3/27/2019) - As Passover approaches, we’re glad to share the many options for communal seders. Passover starts on Friday, April 19, and while there are many seder options on the 19th and 20th, there are also options throughout the holiday and beyond. If you have any questions about the holiday or where to celebrate, feel free to ... Read more
Purim Purim Purim!! (3/18/2019) - The Center City Kehillah wants to be sure you know where to hear megillah, find a seudah (festive meal), and (or?) dance the night away. We know lots of our organizations had amazing parties, carnivals, and more this past weekend, too, but below we’re sharing the weekday options for the next few days. Have a very ... Read more
New Jewish Learning Calendar! (2/21/2019) - Center City Jewish life is diverse and thriving. It’s exciting, it’s something to be proud of, and, since you found your way to this post, I hope you agree! The Center City Kehillah builds relationships between individuals and institutions, supports and promotes our organizations and their events, brings the community together on a large scale ... Read more
(11/16/2018) - The Center City Kehillah invites the entire community to celebrate the 3rd night of Chanukah together in Rittenhouse Square on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 5:15-6:00 pm. Join friends, neighbors, and representatives from 30 Jewish organizations for candle lighting, holiday treats, raffle prizes, and celebrating with your Jewish community, along with celebratory music with Rabbi ... Read more

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