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6:00 pm

Rebecca Gratz: American Judaism’s First Female Philanthropist

November 12 @ 6:00 pm
Rosenbach Museum, 2008 Delancey Place
Philadelphia, PA
$18

Join us as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of theFemale Hebrew Benevolent SocietySusan McDonald will speak onRebecca Gratz: American Judaism’s First Female PhilanthropistMs. McDonald, a Rosenbach docent for over 30-years, will discuss Gratz’s charitable and educational work as well as the romantic legends that contributed to her success as a philanthropist.Small group ... Read more

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6:30 pm

Adult Beginning Hebrew

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 1, 2020

Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N.Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Interested in learning Hebrew, or just want to brush up on the Aleph-Bet? Join Rodeph Shalom with teacher Rebekah Robinson. Cost*: $600 Members, $900 Non-members. *If cost is an issue, let us know.

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Middle Eastern Jews in Israel – Mini Course

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, 420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
$30

This mini-course offers an in-depth look at the history, culture, and contemporary experiences of Middle Eastern and North African Jews in Israel, focusing in particular on the various meanings and implications of home and homeland for those communities. Among other things, we will briefly explore the historical background of the Jewish communities in the Ottoman ... Read more

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Community Talmud Class with Sarra Lev

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Kol Tzedek, 707 S. 50th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143

This four-week course is a rare opportunity to learn Talmud with a local rabbinic scholar and develop your Talmud skills in a new way. We will focus on the subject of shunning. What did it mean to the rabbis? Under what circumstances did they employ it? In what ways was it similar or different from ... Read more

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7:00 pm

Praying, Not Simply Reciting the Prayer Service

November 12 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 12, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

PRAYING, NOT SIMPLY RECITING THE JEWISH PRAYER SERVICE with Rabbi Avi Winokur We will analyze the key Jewish Prayers leading up to the Amidah”(Amidah? What is that rabbi? “ I promise I’ll explain!). We will spend some time on the prayers as literature. What are the themes? How do you know? Why these particular themes? Why this order? Then your next question: “Fine but how ... Read more

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