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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.

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Vare-Washington Elementary School

As you may know, we have continued our partnership with a local elementary school, which has recently merged with another school, to become the Vare-Washington Elementary School, located in South Philadelphia.

2014 Volunteer Opportunities at Vare-Washintgon Elementary School

There are many interesting volunteer opportunities at the school we have adopted, Vare-Washington Elementary.You can work with students one-on-one or in small groups,  assist teachers in the classroom or offer after-school programs, provide much-needed services that don’t require regular student interaction, help with the school play or a class trip, make a presentation on a topic of interest to you, and much more.