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Collegeville, PA 19426

November, 2018

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  • Honeymoon Israel

  • 2018 JCC Jewish Book Festival

    2018 JCC JEWISH BOOK FESTIVAL November 11-December 7 From an enchanted Character Brunch (11/11) to the plays of Chaim Potok (12/5) to a fabulous book sale that is sure to satisfy your literary "sweet tooth," there is something for everyone at the Kaiserman JCC. www.phillyjcc.com/bookfest for a complete schedule of author events.

  • MASTER CLASS WITH PAUL LIEBERSTEIN & JENNIFER PREDIGER | Presented by the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

    Making SONG OF BACK AND NECK was a real-life crash course in indie filmmaking for The Office writer,producer, showrunner, and actor Paul Lieberstein. Not only did he direct this pitch-perfect comedy, but he also wrote the screenplay and starred as Fred, the film’s well-meaning and naïve antihero. Though SONG OF BACK AND NECK is Lieberstein’s first feature film, this multiple Emmy Award winner has had a brilliant career in television. In addition to his work on The Office (2005-2013), Lieberstein…

  • THE WALDHEIM WALTZ | Presented by the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

    In this chilling and timely documentary, award-winning director Ruth Beckermann revisits the curious case of Kurt Waldheim, the former United Nations Secretary-General who faced serious allegations surrounding his Nazi military exploits during WWII. When Waldheim announced his bid for President of Austria in 1986, the World Jewish Congress (WJC) came forward with a shocking denouncement accusing Waldheim of having intelligence about the deportation of thousands of Greek Jews from Thessaloniki during the Holocaust. Despite being condemned by other countries’ governments…

  • Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center – 57th Annual Silent Auction and Dinner

    The Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center was founded in 1961 by Holocaust survivor Yaacov Riz and his wife, Sheila Riz z”l, as an educational resource. The organizational mission is to educate young people about the consequences of racism, ethnic cleansing, and intolerance, by presenting first-hand Holocaust survivor testimony to students in public, charter, private, Jewish day schools, supplementary religious schools, and parochial schools throughout the Delaware Valley region. The Annual Silent Auction and Dinner, raises funds which enable the…

  • PROMISE AT DAWN | Presented by the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

    Nominated for four César Awards, PROMISE AT DAWN is as much an epic autobiographical account of the extraordinary life of renowned writer and war hero, Romain Gary (Pierre Niney, Yves Saint Laurent), as it is a heartfelt testament to the special bond shared between a mother and son. From Romain’s difficult childhood in Poland to his enlistment in the French Air Force, his mother, Nina (Charlotte Gainsbourg, Melancholia), remains an eternal source of love and guidance. While her frequent declarations…

  • THE MUSEUM | Presented by the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

    From two-time Ophir Award-winning director Ran Tal (Children of the Sun), THE MUSEUM is an intimate glimpse into the world of the Israel Museum (Israel’s national museum in Jerusalem) and the diverse group of people who make it special. Stunning shots of pristine galleries and behind-the-scenes looks at the bustling activity of restoration and curation serve as a love letter to art, history, and their dedicated stewards. THE MUSEUM also paints a vivid portrait of the communities that form around…

  • The Mesivta High School Annual Dinner

    Annual Gala Dinner

  • DREAMING OF A JEWISH CHRISTMAS | Presented by the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

    “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” “Silver Bells.” “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” Who would have guessed that some of the most iconic Christmas songs were written by Jewish-American songwriters, the likes of Irving Berlin and Johnny Marks? In this charming musical documentary, director Larry Weinstein recreates the warm, bright Christmases of his childhood memories while documenting a broader history of the Jewish roots of Christmas songs. Set amidst a crowded Chinese restaurant on a cold winter night in the…

  • Bereavement Group for Loss of a Spouse/Partner

    Join Bereavement Specialist, Rabbi Tsurah August to address issues associated with loss and bereavement, integrating Jewish practices. Participants will gain strength and comfort through sharing with others in a professionally guided discussion. Pre-registration is required for this group. To register, please call Jennifer Pedulla at 267-314-0909

  • Evening of Learning in Remembrance of the Victims of Pittsburgh

    Come join the Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia for an Evening of Learning in Remembrance of the Victims of Pittsburgh. The program will mark the end of shloshim, the initial thirty-day period of mourning. It is customary in many communities to mark the end of shloshim with teachings in memory of a person who has died, and our learning this evening will be dedicated to the victims’ memories, offered by leading rabbis throughout the Delaware Valley. Our gathering will…

  • The Jewish Exodus From Arab Countries

    Join us on International Refugee Day to mark the exodus of Jews from Arab countries.

  • Abramson Center for Jewish Life – Board Luncheon Meeting

    Board Luncheon Meeting - Place TBD

  • “Living While Dying” Film Screening

    Please join us for a screening of this powerful documentary which follows four individuals on their end-of-life journey. ‘Living While Dying’ presents the discussion of death in a holistic and poignant way, shedding light on supportive practices, beliefs, hopes and environments that can help foster a sense of peace and fulfillment (scroll down to register). Following this film, professionals will have the opportunity to engage in a meaningful discussion surrounding the challenges their clients face as they confront their mortality.…

  • Shop and Schmooze at Marlyn Schiff’s Showroom

    Enjoy an evening of wine, cheese and Marilyn Schiff jewelry with Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

  • AJC 2018 Civic Achievement Award

    AJC presents the 2018 Civic Achievement Award to Lindy Snider & Larry Kaiser in recognition of outstanding achievement in business and philanthropy at a gala tribute event.

  • Touched by Addiction Support Group

    Join us for our Fall series of Touched by Addiction, a support group for family members who have a loved one grappling with current or past substance use disorder issues. This program will be professionally led and co-facilitated by Sarah Waxman, LSW, JFCS Family Life Educator and Dr. Caroline Fenkel, LCSW, Executive Director of Center for Families in Malvern, PA. Addictions of all kinds can create turmoil in the lives of those grappling with their dependencies, leading to the deterioration…

  • Women of Vision Book Club

    Private event in someone's home.

  • 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

  • Perelman Partner Event

    Perelman Jewish Day School - Perelman Partner Event

  • Circle of Hands Parenting Program – Children and Bullying

    Join us for our Circle of Hands Parenting Program – “We Hear You” The topic will be around bullying and children with strategies for parents. This event is open to the public. For more information about JFCS please contact Jennifer Pedulla at 267.314.0909 or jpedulla@jfcsphilly.org

  • Campaign Leadership Meeting

    Private event for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Campaign Leadership.