Nuts & Bolts with Rabbi Nathan Kamesar

Do you ever feel like you’d like to know more about Judaism? Maybe you became a Bar or Bat Mitzvah when you were young but are still grappling with your spiritual heritage as an adult. Maybe you are from a different (or no) religious background but are contemplating conversion. Maybe you have a reasonably active … Read more

Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

Let us have songs to fill our mouths as full as the sea… James Geary, in his book I is An Other says the following: “Metaphorical thinking – our instinct not just for describing but for comprehending one thing in terms of another – shapes our view of the world, and is essential to how we communicate, … Read more

Nuts & Bolts with Rabbi Nathan Kamesar

Do you ever feel like you’d like to know more about Judaism? Maybe you became a Bar or Bat Mitzvah when you were young but are still grappling with your spiritual heritage as an adult. Maybe you are from a different (or no) religious background but are contemplating conversion. Maybe you have a reasonably active … Read more

Nuts & Bolts with Rabbi Nathan Kamesar

Do you ever feel like you’d like to know more about Judaism? Maybe you became a Bar or Bat Mitzvah when you were young but are still grappling with your spiritual heritage as an adult. Maybe you are from a different (or no) religious background but are contemplating conversion. Maybe you have a reasonably active … Read more

Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

Let us have songs to fill our mouths as full as the sea… James Geary, in his book I is An Other says the following: “Metaphorical thinking – our instinct not just for describing but for comprehending one thing in terms of another – shapes our view of the world, and is essential to how we communicate, … Read more

Grit and Grace – A Jewish Spiritual Frame for Growing Older

Join us for a light brunch followed by an engaging discussion led by Rabbi Dayle Friedman on the very engaging topic: Grit and Grace – A Spiritual Frame For Growing Old. “Aging is not for sissies,” Bette Davis famously observed. More and more of us are blessed with the gift of increased longevity—more years, more … Read more

Talmud Seminar

TALMUD SEMINAR WITH RAFI LICHT Sundays: Jan. 12, Feb. 9, Mar. 15, Apr. 19, May 17 11:00 AM-1:00 PM The Talmud is the foundation of Rabbinic Judaism, and in that respect, it is the foundation of Judaism as we know and experience it. The Talmud was compiled between 200 and 500 CE and is comprised … Read more

Nuts & Bolts with Rabbi Nathan Kamesar

Do you ever feel like you’d like to know more about Judaism? Maybe you became a Bar or Bat Mitzvah when you were young but are still grappling with your spiritual heritage as an adult. Maybe you are from a different (or no) religious background but are contemplating conversion. Maybe you have a reasonably active … Read more

Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

Let us have songs to fill our mouths as full as the sea… James Geary, in his book I is An Other says the following: “Metaphorical thinking – our instinct not just for describing but for comprehending one thing in terms of another – shapes our view of the world, and is essential to how we communicate, … Read more

The Secret History of Women in Hollywood

The Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) presents an International Women’s Day Special Event! How much do you really know about essential Hollywood trailblazers like Elaine May, Nora Ephron, and Barbra Streisand? What about Alla Nazimova, Irna Phillips, and Hedy Lamarr? Among a century of cultural and artistic innovators, so many of them have been … Read more