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Collegeville, PA 19426

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  • Jewish Holiday — Passover

    Jewish Holiday -- Passover

  • LECTURE: Land of Hope: Israel in Photographs from the Temple Judea Museum Collection

    LECTURE: Land of Hope: Israel in Photographs from the Temple Judea Museum Collection* Free and open to the public Date: Tuesday April 23, 2019 Time: 6:00pm Location: The Print Center 1614 Latimer St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Phone: (215) 735-6090 Speaker: Stephen Perloff, Editor The Photo Review Langhorne, PA info@photoreview.org http://www.photoreview.org *Mr. Perloff's lecture is supported by an Israel Engagement grant, awarded to the Temple Judea Museum, by the Jewish Federation of Philadelphia. For more information: TJMuseum: 215-901-2656, 215-887-2027, TJMuseum@kenesethisrael.org The…

  • Delaware Theatre Company Presents: The Soap Myth

    More than a half century after WWII at the desperate urging of a passionate survivor, a young investigative reporter finds herself caught between numerous versions of the same story. Played out against the backdrop of deadline reporting and journalistic integrity, the critically acclaimed The Soap Myth by Jeff Cohen questions who has the right to write history—those people who have lived it and remember, those who study and protect it, or those who would seek to distort its very existence?…

  • 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…

  • 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

  • Community Vegan Passover Seder

    You will delight in a four-course vegan meal and learn about Passover's connection with veganism. Jewish Veg helps people embrace plant-based diets in accordance with Judaism’s highest ideals of compassion for animals, concern for health, and care for the environment. In addition to enjoying great food and meeting wonderful people, you'll find out more about how you can get involved in our work in Philadelphia. We invite you to join our critical work to save the soul of Judaism and…

  • Koresh Dance Company presents “La Danse”

    Koresh Dance Company’s Artistic Director Roni Koresh will present a world premiere of a new dance production inspired by Matisse’s famous painting “La Danse”. This production combines tender, joyful, passionate and humorous interpretation of Matisse’s three permutations of the painting starting with “Le bonheur de vivre” followed by the two versions of “La Danse”; the work will be danced to an original musical composition by John Levis and poetry by Karl Mullen. PERFORMANCES Thursday, April 25, 7:30pm Friday, April 26,…

  • Koresh Dance Company presents “La Danse”

    Koresh Dance Company’s Artistic Director Roni Koresh will present a world premiere of a new dance production inspired by Matisse’s famous painting “La Danse”. This production combines tender, joyful, passionate and humorous interpretation of Matisse’s three permutations of the painting starting with “Le bonheur de vivre” followed by the two versions of “La Danse”; the work will be danced to an original musical composition by John Levis and poetry by Karl Mullen. PERFORMANCES Thursday, April 25, 7:30pm Friday, April 26,…

  • Koresh Dance Company presents “La Danse”

    Koresh Dance Company’s Artistic Director Roni Koresh will present a world premiere of a new dance production inspired by Matisse’s famous painting “La Danse”. This production combines tender, joyful, passionate and humorous interpretation of Matisse’s three permutations of the painting starting with “Le bonheur de vivre” followed by the two versions of “La Danse”; the work will be danced to an original musical composition by John Levis and poetry by Karl Mullen. PERFORMANCES Thursday, April 25, 7:30pm Friday, April 26,…

  • KI Brotherhood Brunch Featuring Frank Sinatra Singer

    Sunday, April 28th at 11:00 am at KI Enjoy the classic songs and shtick of Frank Sinatra singer Stephen Ritrovato $22 per person Make checks payable to KI Brotherhood For reservations, call Naomi at 215-887-8700

  • Memorial Ceremony for the Six Million Jewish Martyrs

    Annual Philadelphia community ceremony to honor those who perished in the Shoah with candle lighting, music, readings, and prayers.

  • Koresh Dance Company presents “La Danse”

    Koresh Dance Company’s Artistic Director Roni Koresh will present a world premiere of a new dance production inspired by Matisse’s famous painting “La Danse”. This production combines tender, joyful, passionate and humorous interpretation of Matisse’s three permutations of the painting starting with “Le bonheur de vivre” followed by the two versions of “La Danse”; the work will be danced to an original musical composition by John Levis and poetry by Karl Mullen. PERFORMANCES Thursday, April 25, 7:30pm Friday, April 26,…

  • HaMotzi Dinner

    Sunday, April 28, 2019, 5:00 pm- 6:30pm This month's dinner is generously sponsored by the Elias Family Foundation. We are always in need of non-perishables, reading books, coloring books, and crayons. Contact us for easy recipes! Upcoming Dates: Sunday – May 19, 2019 Sunday - June 23, 2018 Sunday - July 28, 2019 Sunday – August 25, 2019 Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel 8339 Old York Road Elkins Park, PA 19027 (Old York Road and Township Line Roads) SEPTA Route 55…

  • THE TOBACCONIST | GPJFF Lindy CineMondays Screening

    Based on the best-selling novel by Robert Seethaler, THE TOBACCONIST follows a young man’s sexual and spiritual awakening amidst escalating violence and anti-Semitism on the eve of Hitler’s takeover of Vienna. THE TOBACCONIST is one of six films that will screen in the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival's annual, newly titled Lindy CineMondays 2019 series. March 25 - May 6 (excluding the week of Pesach)

  • Book Discussion: The Plot Against America

    Tuesday April 30, 1:00 p.m. The Plot Against America Book Discussion led by Isaak Kruger In this book, Roth imagines an alternate history where Franklin D. Roosevelt loses the 1940 presidential election to heroic aviator and rabid isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh. Shortly thereafter, Lindbergh negotiates a cordial “understanding” with Adolf Hitler. The United States government embarks on a program of folksy anti-Semitism. Lindbergh’s election is the first in a series of actions that threaten to destroy America as we know…

  • HIAS PA 2019 Golden Door Awards: How HIAS PA Defends Freedom’s Flame

    On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at 5:30 PM at the Crystal Tea Room, HIAS Pennsylvania is hosting our 2019 Golden Door Awards: How HIAS PA Defends Freedom’s Flame. In light of current events, HIAS Pennsylvania is highlighting the critical work that private individuals, firms, and immigrants themselves do to support refugees and immigrants in Philadelphia. Honorees Forthcoming. For more information and to buy tickets, please go to www.hiaspa.org/goldendoor2019

  • Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

    22nd Annual Induction Supper