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

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

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

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

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!

Click here for the calendar now! 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 … Read more