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

Purim 2021- Pandemic edition (2/18/2021) -   Everything continues to be topsy-turvy, which at least is appropriate for Purim! Once again, our Center City Kehillah organizations are bringing their full creativity to the task of finding ways to celebrate during this wacky, upside down time. Saturday, February 20 It’s a Drag: Purim, Gender Costumes, & Being Our True Selves 9:15 am ... Read more
8 Days of Giving (12/7/2020) - Eight Days of Giving: How to Support Our Community This Holiday Season by Ross Weisman, Tribe 12 It feels like a cliche at this point to mention how turbulent this year has been for all of us. As we set our hopes for the new year, let’s keep in mind that the holiday season is ... Read more
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. Please join us on Monday, December 14 at 5:30 pm for a short online program for the 5th night of Chanukah. Have your menorah at hand so we can light ... 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

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