Passover seders 5779 (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!!

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!

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

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

More Sukkot Events!

Check out the great Sukkot opportunities hosted by organizations in West Philly, Northwest Philly, Mt. Airy, and Germantown! Got an event you don’t see listed? Send it our way, and we’ll add it in! Chag sameach! Jewish Children’s Folkshul is hosting a Sukkot celebration on Sunday morning, September 23 from 10:30 am-12:30 am. Click here … Read more

Sukkot 2018

We are so excited that, once again this year, the Center City Kehillah is building a community sukkah in Julian Abele Park at S. 22nd Street between Carpenter and Montrose! Many thanks to the friends of Julian Abele Park and all the Center City Kehillah organizations for their support that makes this project possible! We have … Read more

Passover 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

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!

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