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

LimmudPhilly 2017

We’re so looking forward to learning together this coming Sunday, December 3 at LimmudPhilly. The event runs from 11:00 am-6:00 pm at Moore College of Art & Design at 20th and the Parkway and includes a kosher catered lunch. All are welcome for some or all of the day! The learning will provide something for … Read more

Sukkot is coming!

Sukkot is right around the corner, and we are so lucky that Center City is full of public Sukkot for anyone who wants to visit one. Check out this map to locate the one nearest you! We’re especially excited that this year the Center City Kehillah is building our own community sukkah in Julian Abele … Read more

Welcome back!

The Center City Kehillah’s first general meeting of the year took place this morning, hosted by Makom Community and Mekor Habracha. We welcomed our diverse group of representatives and dove right into planning for the year! We started the meeting with a shofar blast to mark the month of Elul and an inspiring d’var Torah … Read more

July Events

Our organizations have a variety of ways to stay connected to the Jewish community this summer. Check back for updates and for a new post of August events coming in a few weeks. Have a great summer! Minyan Tikvah Shabbat Morning Services Downstairs at BZBI, 18th and Spruce Saturday, July 8, 9:30 am Join Minyan Tikvah … Read more

April Events

Sure, Passover might take up a lot of our physical and emotional (and culinary!) energy this month, but Center City Kehillah organizations are hosting many other non-holiday events, too! If you’re looking for seders, we have them compiled here, but for anything else you’re looking to do out and about in the Jewish community in … Read more

Seders in the City!

Passover begins Monday night, April 10, and many Center City Kehillah organizations are celebrating with community seders. There are options before and during the holiday, and a variety of styles and flavors to choose from. See the list below, click on the links for all the details, and check back for updates. If you have … Read more

February in Center City

It’s often hard to feel enthusiastic about February, and this year has been especially challenging for many of us. If you are looking for new ways to get involved in your community, to meet new people, to speak out for social justice, or any other Jewish needs, please get in touch! We’re also happy to provide … Read more