We are a vibrant, egalitarian congregation, welcoming people of all backgrounds and approaches to Judaism.
We serve the religious, educational, cultural and social needs of the Jewish community in Center City Philadelphia and its environs. Our religious services are based on the Conservative liturgy. From our Playschool and Hebrew School to our adult education programs, we provide exciting opportunities for lifelong learning and spiritual growth.
News and Events
Join us for the final TGIShabbat Service for this calendar year will take place on Friday, May 30 at 6:15 PM, featuring Gabe Globus-Honig and Mimi Stillman.
In observance of Pesah, the SHS office will be closed on April 14, 15, and 16 and April 21 and 22.
Please join us on Friday, April 25 at 6:15 PM, for a special TGIShabbat Service.
SHS is proud to announce the 2014 Ann Spak Thal School confirmation graduates:
- Yom Hashoah program Sunday, April 27
- Israel: The dream and the reality
- 7th Grade Kabbalat Shabbat on May 2
- Sign up now for “Guess Who’s Coming to Shabbas?”
- Playschool closed April 14-22
- My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, May 7 & 18
- 3rd Grade Family Shabbat on May 10
- Annual Congregation Meeting and Member Recognition Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, May 14
- 2014 Volunteer Opportunities at Vare-Washintgon Elementary School
- Vare-Washington Elementary School
- Report from POWER’s Fall Leadership Assembly