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Society Hill Synagogue

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418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

February 2019

Bagels in Babylonia

February 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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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 C.E. and is comprised of the Mishnah and the Gemara. While sometimes referred to as “oral law,” the Talmud is much more than ... Read more

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March 2019

King David: Our All-Too-Human Paragon

March 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 16, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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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

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April 2019

King David: Our All-Too-Human Paragon

April 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 16, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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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

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King David: Our All-Too-Human Paragon

April 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 16, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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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

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King David: Our All-Too-Human Paragon

April 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 16, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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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

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September 2019

High Holiday Boot Camp

September 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Find yourself wondering how to best plug in to High Holy Day services? How to access the challenging theological liturgy ("Who by fire and who by water")? How to get tuned in to those plaintive and haunting melodies? How to wrestle with those ancient texts about memory and forgiveness and regret? Join Society Hill Synagogue ... Read more

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Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

September 14, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:15 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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High Holiday Boot Camp

September 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Find yourself wondering how to best plug in to High Holy Day services? How to access the challenging theological liturgy ("Who by fire and who by water")? How to get tuned in to those plaintive and haunting melodies? How to wrestle with those ancient texts about memory and forgiveness and regret? Join Society Hill Synagogue ... Read more

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High Holiday Boot Camp

September 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Find yourself wondering how to best plug in to High Holy Day services? How to access the challenging theological liturgy ("Who by fire and who by water")? How to get tuned in to those plaintive and haunting melodies? How to wrestle with those ancient texts about memory and forgiveness and regret? Join Society Hill Synagogue ... Read more

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Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

September 28, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:15 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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October 2019

Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

October 12, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:15 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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Nuts & Bolts with Rabbi Nathan Kamesar

October 13, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am
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One event on January 5, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on January 26, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on February 9, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on February 23, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 1, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 15, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 29, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on April 5, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on April 19, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on May 3, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on May 17, 2020 at 9:45 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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Praying, Not Simply Reciting the Prayer Service

October 22, 2019 @ 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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Praying, Not Simply Reciting the Prayer Service

October 29, 2019 @ 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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November 2019

Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

November 2, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:15 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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Nuts & Bolts with Rabbi Nathan Kamesar

November 3, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am
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One event on November 3, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on December 8, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on January 5, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on January 26, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on February 9, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on February 23, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 1, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 15, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 29, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on April 5, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on April 19, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on May 3, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on May 17, 2020 at 9:45 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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Praying, Not Simply Reciting the Prayer Service

November 5, 2019 @ 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

Find out more »

Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

November 9, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:15 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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Praying, Not Simply Reciting the Prayer Service

November 12, 2019 @ 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

Find out more »

Nuts & Bolts with Rabbi Nathan Kamesar

November 17, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am
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One event on November 3, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on December 8, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on January 5, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on January 26, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on February 9, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on February 23, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 1, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 15, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 29, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on April 5, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on April 19, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on May 3, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on May 17, 2020 at 9:45 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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Gods Ways: How God’s human-like habits influence us

November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Did you know that God prays? Puts on tefilin? Studies Torah? Cries? We will explore some of God's most profound anthropomorphisms – the ways in which God appears most human-like, according to our tradition – and the texts that elucidate them, in an effort to make sense of our own spiritual lives and our relationship ... Read more

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Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

November 23, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:15 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

Find out more »

Gods Ways: How God’s human-like habits influence us

November 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Did you know that God prays? Puts on tefilin? Studies Torah? Cries? We will explore some of God's most profound anthropomorphisms – the ways in which God appears most human-like, according to our tradition – and the texts that elucidate them, in an effort to make sense of our own spiritual lives and our relationship ... Read more

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December 2019

Gods Ways: How God’s human-like habits influence us

December 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Did you know that God prays? Puts on tefilin? Studies Torah? Cries? We will explore some of God's most profound anthropomorphisms – the ways in which God appears most human-like, according to our tradition – and the texts that elucidate them, in an effort to make sense of our own spiritual lives and our relationship ... Read more

Find out more »

Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

December 7, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:15 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

Find out more »

Nuts & Bolts with Rabbi Nathan Kamesar

December 8, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am
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One event on November 3, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on December 8, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on January 5, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on January 26, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on February 9, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on February 23, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 1, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 15, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 29, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on April 5, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on April 19, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on May 3, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on May 17, 2020 at 9:45 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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Gods Ways: How God’s human-like habits influence us

December 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Did you know that God prays? Puts on tefilin? Studies Torah? Cries? We will explore some of God's most profound anthropomorphisms – the ways in which God appears most human-like, according to our tradition – and the texts that elucidate them, in an effort to make sense of our own spiritual lives and our relationship ... Read more

Find out more »

Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

December 21, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:15 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

Find out more »

January 2020

Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

January 4 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:15 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

Find out more »

Nuts & Bolts with Rabbi Nathan Kamesar

January 5 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am
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One event on November 3, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on December 8, 2019 at 9:45 am

One event on January 5, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on January 26, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on February 9, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on February 23, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 1, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 15, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on March 29, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on April 5, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on April 19, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on May 3, 2020 at 9:45 am

One event on May 17, 2020 at 9:45 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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Talmud Seminar

January 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 17, 2020

One event on February 9, 2020 at 11:00 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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Intermediate Hebrew

January 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Come learn to read Hebrew beyond the basic level of mastering the aleph bet, recognizing vowels, and sounding out simple words. Society Hill Synagogue congregant Bruce Hirsch has taught Introduction to Reading Hebrew for many years, and this class is for all of his former students (and any new students) who would like to further ... Read more

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Shabbat Study with Rabbi Marjorie Berman: Metaphor and Mystery

January 18 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until May 23, 2020

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:15 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

Find out more »

Talmud Seminar

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 17, 2020

One event on February 9, 2020 at 11:00 am

Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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

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