Join Lower Merion Kehillah to awaken your mind and soul with an engaging evening of theater, music, and spiritual forgiveness (Selichot), as we open our hearts in anticipation of the High Holidays. To join the program virtually, click here.


Date & Time:
Saturday, September 9
8:00 p.m.

Har Zion Temple
1500 Hagys Ford Road
Penn Valley, PA 19072

or Virtual by clicking here.

Additional Information:

  • For more information about this event or the Lower Merion Kehillah, please contact Community Engagement Specialist Noah Schoenberg at nschoenberg@jewishphilly.org.


8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Arrival
Nosh and Communal Havdalah

8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. | Program
Act I: To Reach Across a River by Marshall Botvinick
Performed by Theatre Ariel

In a world where family is everything, Yehudis is unable to have a child. Surrounded by the traditions of her Hasidic community, she must decide between taking solace in her situation –  or finding the faith to live her inner truth. 

9:30 p.m. | Choice of Services
– Option One: Community and Choir
– Option Two: Soulful Contemporary with Band