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

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

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