Hanukkah 2021

Show your Hanukkah love in the hub of the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. Perfect for the whole family, make the fourth night of Hanukkah one for the holiday memory books by joining the Center City community for a joyous and meaningful candle lighting in Rittenhouse Square Park. We will be collecting new … Read more

Looking Within for Communal Change

The Center City Kehillah is committed to providing opportunities for our local Jewish community to engage in conversations about racial justice and how to make meaningful change in our behaviors and communities. Please join us in May and June for these antiracism workshops: To Be a Good Ally, With Tychelle Graham-Moskowitz, Wednesday, May 26, 7:00-8:30 … Read more

Jewish Learning for Shavuot

The holiday begins Sunday, May 16 at sundown and goes through Tuesday, May 18. Shavuot has long been one of the most celebrated opportunities for our Center City Jewish community to come together, and we’re glad to be able to reimagine our celebration once again for the times we’re in. Join us Sunday, May 16 … Read more

Passover 2021

Passover begins Saturday night, March 27. As we approach another Passover under strange and previously unimaginable circumstances, please know that our Center City Kehillah organizations continue to be here to support you and to be there to help you make the most meaning out of your Jewish experiences. Every organization is approaching Passover this year … Read more

Purim 2021- Pandemic edition

  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

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

Kehillah Chanukah Gathering In Rittenhouse Square

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

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

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