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7:45 am

Daf Yomi

March 19 @ 7:45 am - 8:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 am on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

South Philadelphia Shtiebel, 1733-35 East Passyunk Avenue
Philadelphia,

Daily study of Talmud with Rabbanit Dasi Fruchter on the cycle of the daily Daf Yomi. All are welcome! Tuesday 7:30 PM Thursday 7:45 AM Friday afternoon (5:45 until daylights savings) and Shabbat afternoon depends on the Shabbat

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6:30 pm

Childbirth and Magic

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Katz Center, 420 Walnut Street Floor 6
$40

Contrary to popular belief, magic played an important role in the daily life of Jews in the premodern world. This was especially true in the homeā€”and chief among the domestic events that called for magical intervention was childbirth, both dramatic and dangerous before modern advances in medicine and hygiene. Carefully prepared amulets were hung on ... Read more

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