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Speaker's Corner Service


Please join us on Friday, December 4, at 6:15 PM, for the next Speaker's Corner Shabbat during which Ann Rosen Spector-a psychologist in the study of infant, child, adolescent, and adult development - will discuss how to raise children to be the kind of adults you would like to have as friends. Feel free to contact Ann Rosen Spector.

Lunch & Learn Series

Meet the New Vare-Washington Principal, Saturday, December 5

Another special Lunch & Learn has been added to the SHS calendar. Join us in the Social Hall after services to meet the new principal of Vare-Washington Elementary School. Zack Duberstein is the fifth VW principal in seven years, and the first to be fully committed to the school's long-term future. His primary goal for the school is to encourage the students to become college graduates; he has already taken significant steps to turn the school around.

Hanukkah Candle Lighting in Rittenhouse Square

Join friends, families, colleagues, and neighbors for Hanukkah candle lighting, singing, and holiday treats in Rittenhouse Square on Tuesday, December 8, at 5:15 PM! You'll be celebrating with the members of 20 other Jewish communities - our Kehillah - representing the diversity of Jewish life in Philadelphia.

The Center City Kehillah's New Learning Experience

Learning in Paris, Wednesday, December 16, 7-8:30 PM at The Jewish Federation, 2100 Arch Street, Room 301

Join us for the first session in our new series! Rabbi Eli Freedman (Congregation Rodeph Shalom) and Rabbi Eliezer Hirsch (Mekor Habracha) will be teaching on the topic of Hanukkah & Machloket L'shem Shamayin: How to Fight

Monthly Meditative Service

Join Rabbi Avi Winokur for his monthly Meditative Service. The next service will be Saturday, December 19, at 10 AM, during which he integrates the practices of Insight Meditation and traditional liturgy for a wholly different Shabbat experience.