Loading Events

← Back to Events

Jewish Community Services Building

+ Google Map
2100 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

May, 2019

« May 2019 » loading...
S M T W T F S
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
  • Perelman Annual Tribute Event

    Perelman Jewish Day School Annual Tribute Event

  • Abramson Center for Jewish Life – Board Luncheon Meeting

    Board of Trustees Board Luncheon Meeting

  • JFCS–Knitting with a Mission

    Join us as we knit/sew squares together to make beautiful afghans for people in need of comfort. Our event will take place the 4th Thursday of every month. Basic knowledge of knitting is required to participate. To learn more about JFCS please contact Jennifer Pedulla at 267.314.0909 or jpedulla@jfcsphilly.org

  • Women’s Philanthropy Closing Board Meeting

    This will be the closing board meeting of the year. This event is by invitation only for the members of the Women's Philanthropy Board of Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

  • Israel Bonds Women’s Division Golda event

    Fashion Show – ‘Art of Fashion’ with a trunk show from RESPOKE (A shoe line made from Hermes, Pucci and Missoni scarves) & a guest speaker – Keren Ben-Horin (Fashion historian, curator, author & educator) – topic: ‘In the Melting Pot: Fashionable Identities in Israel’ Champagne, Wine, Hors D’oeuvres & Dessert (dietary laws observed) $82 couvert / $118 Golda sponsor $5,000 minimum Israel bond investment required or $2500 minimum Israel bond investment for first-time investors

  • Chabad of the Main Line Annual Gala

    Annual Gala

  • JFCS: Touched by Addiction Support Group

    JFCS is offering this support group for family members who have a loved one grappling with current or past substance use issues. Addictions of all kinds can create turmoil in the lives of those grappling with their dependencies and can directly impact family members and loved ones. This support group will help ease the feeling of isolation as a loved one of a person struggling with addiction. Join with others who have experienced similar challenges. In addition to sharing personal…

  • JFCS: Touched by Addiction Support Group

    JFCS is offering this support group for family members who have a loved one grappling with current or past substance use issues. Addictions of all kinds can create turmoil in the lives of those grappling with their dependencies and can directly impact family members and loved ones. This support group will help ease the feeling of isolation as a loved one of a person struggling with addiction. Join with others who have experienced similar challenges. In addition to sharing personal…

  • Jews and Land Study Group

    The Jews and Land study group is a five-part bi-weekly gathering to explore a people’s-level history of Jews in relationship to land--from the creation myths of the Torah to the times of sovereignty in ancient Israel, from the diasporas to immigrant farmers in the US. Together we’ll explore books, articles, and other resources on these topics. We’ll learn how we can engage with historical and religious texts in a participatory way, uncovering what stories lie at the grassroots of the…

  • JLI Course: With All My Heart

    Join us for a six week course from the Jewish Learning Institute exploring the Jewish art of prayer and spirituality! Whether you’re seeking relief from stress; you’re hoping for focus, clarity, and connection to a raw and vulnerable place deep within you; or you just want to start each day from a positive, humble, and grateful frame of mind, this course is for you. Jewish wisdom teaches profound techniques to give wings to our emotions and words to our yearnings,…

  • JLI Course: With All My Heart

    Join us for a six week course from the Jewish Learning Institute exploring the Jewish art of prayer and spirituality! Whether you’re seeking relief from stress; you’re hoping for focus, clarity, and connection to a raw and vulnerable place deep within you; or you just want to start each day from a positive, humble, and grateful frame of mind, this course is for you. Jewish wisdom teaches profound techniques to give wings to our emotions and words to our yearnings,…

  • “The Forbidden Conversation” by GILI GETZ

    “The Forbidden Conversation” written and performed by GILI GETZ. A personal journey into the past and future exploring the difficulty of talking openly about Israel. About the play: While visiting Israel during the last Gaza war in 2014, Gili experienced difficulty talking about the path Israel is on with his father for the first time in his life. Finding himself in a forbidden conversation with his dad, and worried that it might strain their relationship, Gili embarked on a journey…

  • My Mother’s Closet Story Slam and Conversation

    A special evening with Maira Kalman that includes a curated story slam on the theme “My Mother’s Closet”, featuring stories from acclaimed author, comedian, and performer, Judy Batalion; Co-founder and Artistic Director Emeritus of Pig Iron Theatre Company, Dito van Reigersberg; and writer and television producer, Elisa Zuritsky (Sex and the City, Odd Mom Out) Tickets include a light reception and private access to Sara Berman's Closet on the Museum's 5th floor that evening. Image: "Thirteen blouses. Mostly purchased from…

  • Jewish American Heritage Month

    By Congressional resolution and Presidential proclamation, May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM). A national month of recognition of the more than 360-year history of Jewish contributions to American culture, JAHM acknowledges the achievements of American Jews in fields ranging from sports and arts and entertainment to medicine, business, science, government, and military service. The 2019 theme is American Jewish Illustrators! Learn more at jahm.us

  • Masterpieces of Jewish Literature: “The Strange World of Isaac B. Singer” (Rescheduled Date)

    Rescheduled Date: "The Strange World of Isaac B. Singer" Wednesday, May 29, 7:30 p.m. Masterpieces of Jewish Literature with Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D., RSVP to Pam@kenesethisrael.org or call 215.887.8702

  • How the Lessons from the Holocaust and Rwandan Genocide are Driving Atrocity Prevention

    United States Holocaust Memorial Chairman Elie Wiesel said, “A memorial unresponsive to the future would also violate the memory of the past.” Nearly 75 years since the Holocaust and 25 years since the genocide in Rwanda, the Museum is fulfilling its mandate serve as a living memorial to the Holocaust by studying the choices made by individuals and institutions during the Holocaust and striving to make preventive action a routine response when the signs of genocide and other mass atrocities…

  • Generations-in-Israel

    Join us for dinner as we honor Eti Berkowitz for her many years of service and dedication to AMIT and to the children in Israel. The Torah Academy Girls' Choir will be on hand to entertain and delight our guests. The dinner will be hosted in a private home in Merion Station. The address will be provided with your confirmed reservation. Please visit www.amitchildren.org/events for more information.

  • Sacred Attunement

  • Hadassah Restaurant Fundraiser

    Help support Hadassah on Wednesday, May 22nd! Gather your friends, family, and co-workers! Enjoy a meal at the brand new Iron Hill in Center City! Eat anytime on 5/22/19. Dine in or Take-out! Just show a coupon or mention "Hadassah GIVE 20" Iron Hill will donate 20% of your check to Hadassah! Funds raised will support hospital renovation and expansion in Israel (http://www.hadassah.org/360degrees/). *Iron Hill is on OpenTable! Make your reservation today!

  • KI Music Arts: Catch a Rising Star Community Concert

    What: Program: Piano Quintet by Mieczyslaw Weinberg Brahms Piano Trio in B Major When: Thursday, May 23. - Concert at 2 PM Optional pre-concert lunch (catered by Ben & Irv’s) at 1 PM Where: Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027 215-887-8700 or www.kenesethisrael.org Tickets: Purchase by May 21: $25 for concert ticket only (You save $5): Concert and lunch combo package just $35 (May 21 reservation deadline). After May 21: Concert only: $30 at…

  • Lag Ba’Omer

    Lag Ba'Omer Thursday, May 23, 2019 Bonfire Pits, Live Bands, BBQ and drinks for all Pony rides Moonbounce Fun for all ages! Vendors & Boutique shopping Start your memorial weekend off right...FEED YOUR SOUL at Philly's annual bonfire downtown! Please visit https://www.gofundme.com/lag-baomer-2019 to make a donation or find out more about sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

  • Friday Night PRIDE!

    Come celebrate PRIDE with Germantown Jewish Centre! Festivities begin at 5:30 PM with face painting, photo booth, LGBTQ+ reading nook & more, then move into a family & kids JAM with singer-songwriter Chana Rothman (Rainbow Train), and Philly Jewish Drag Queen Eric Jaffe. Continue the fun with a Sh'BBQ potluck & picnic with Grow & Behold Kosher Pastured Meats, and Kol Zimrah Under the Stars, featuring GJC's music ensemble, G’vanim. All the details are below! 5:30-7:30 PM: Face Painting, Photo…

  • LGBTQ Civil Rights: The Pursuit of the Fairness Act

    Hear PA House of Representatives members Brian Sims and Malcolm Kenyatta speak on the current state of LGBTQ equality legislation. Learn about the act and the actions we at Rodeph Shalom can take to assure the passage of the Fairness Act.