COVID-19 Message from the Center City Kehillah:

We urge all Philadelphia residents to follow city and state guidelines. Please note that most events hosted by Philadelphia Jewish organizations are continuing to take place online. If you need help or support during this difficult time or assistance accessing online opportunities, please reach out through our contact link.

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Kehillah Blog

Chanukah 2020 (11/23/2020) - Happy Chanukah! Once again, our community is coming together to find creative ways to celebrate while physically apart with Chanukah giveaways and an online gathering. On Wednesday, December 9, the Center City Kehillah will be giving away Chanukah goody bags. No need to pre-register – just show up to grab a bag, which will include ... Read more
Sukkot events 2020 (9/30/2020) - In addition to our VIRTUAL SUKKAH HOP, many of our organizations are hosting their own events for the festival of Sukkot. Read on for dates and details! Sukkot Friend Finder with Grad Network – all week Register here Online and in-person The four species are etrog , lulav, myrtle and willow. It is customary to ... Read more
Virtual Sukkah Hop (9/25/2020) - During Sukkot, the Center City Kehillah is pleased to offer a variety of opportunities to celebrate with our community, virtually visit each other’s sukkot, and touch base over the holiday, even though we can’t be all together in person. Register HERE for any (or all!) of the Virtual Sukkah Hop dates. We can’t wait to ... Read more
High Holiday Opportunities (9/3/2020) - Shana tova, happy new year, from the Center City Kehillah! We know this High Holiday season is unlike any other, and the Center City Kehillah Jewish community is here to support you! Read on for lots of information, and reach out anytime with questions about how to make this holiday season work for you. Wishing ... Read more
Purim 2020 (2/24/2020) - Celebrate Purim across the city! Purim is Monday, March 9 at sundown until Tuesday, March 10 at sundown. Chag Purim sameach!! Saturday, February 29 Hiddenstar Esther Episode XXII 8:00-11:00 pm, South Philadelphia Shtiebel, 1733 E Passyunk Avenue South Philadelphia Shtiebel presents a public spoken word reading of HIDDENSTARאסתרESTHER episode XXII: The Book of Esther in ... Read more

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