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

Purim 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

Can a Reform Rabbi and an Orthodox Rabbi Light the Menorah Together?

-Post by Rabbi Jill Maderer, Congregation Rodeph Shalom Join us for the Center City Kehillah Hanukkah Candlelighting in Rittenhouse Square, Tues., Dec 8, 5:15pm!       “Since when is Hanukkah so important?” I once heard someone ask a rabbi. “Sukkot is important, Pesach is important, Shabbat is important, but Hanukkah is such a minor holiday!  Why … Read more