Want to learn Hebrew? Join other 20 and 30 year olds for drinks, snacks and a fun, informal Hebrew lesson led by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s shlicha from Israel Bat El Trabelsi and Mor Kanari, shlicha for Habonim Dror movement. Sessions will be offered throughout 2019 in Center City: January: 10th and 24th; February: 6th and 21st; … Read more
Too Good to Passover Preserving the Varied Foods, Traditions and Memories of Passover in the Sephardic and Judeo-Arabic World Join Middle Eastern food preservationist, author (and Penn alum!) Jennifer Abadi for a special talk on her new cookbook Too Good To Passover, where she will discuss the varying foods and customs for Passover from the Sephardic and … Read more
Depending upon whom you ask, he is a hero or a murderer, a lover or a fighter, a musician or a lyricist. King David is one of the most complex figures in our sacred text and worthy of deeper examination. With reference to Rabbi David Wolpe’s wonderful book, David: A Divided Heart (part of the … Read more
Come study the Weekly Torah Reading with Rabbi Gabbai every Tuesday evening. Drop-in accepted , no requirements but call in advance preferable, 215-922-5446
The Book of Exodus Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 am We are pleased to announce the return of Rabbi Stone’s Tuesday morning class which will run continuously with a break during the last two weeks of December. Cost: FREE; No registration required.
Morning Parsha Study Tuesday mornings following the morning minyan, from 8:30 to 9:00 AM Rabbi Mort Levine leads an informal study session on Parshat HaShavua. Participants will utilize the English text and are encouraged to discuss and challenge its meaning and application. Come to one session or come to all. Cost: FREE; No registration required.
Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi … Read more
The Jews of Islamic Lands, Pt. 3 Part 3 of 4-Part Seminar Series A four-week course exploring the history of Jewish life in the Near and Middle East from the time of Muhammad to the State of Israel. Taught by Dr. Alan Verskin of the University of Rhode Island. Enrollment for all four weeks is … Read more
Basic Prayerbook Hebrew Ongoing class on Monday evenings until April 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you … Read more
Rabbi Gabbai will teach an Adult Education Class every Monday morning. For this semester: The Book of Job : current event though Jewish eyes. Drop-in accepted , no requirements