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Feb Wed 1

JIFF Happy Hour

February 1, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tria Cafe Washington West
1137 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Join the JIFF (Jewish Interactions for Forty/Fifty-Somethings) group for a casual after-work happy hour! On the first Wednesday of the month, we’ll gather at a local watering hole for drinks, conversation, and new connections.

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Feb Wed 1

AJC Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey 2017 Judge Learned Hand Award Dinner

February 1, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:45 PM
The Logan
One Logan Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

AJC Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey presents the 2017 Judge Learned Hand Award to Tom Kline, Esq. AJC’s Judge Learned Hand Award is presented annually to a leading figure in the legal profession, for service to the profession and the community.

Feb Wed 1

PJDS Executive Committee Meeting - Stern Center

February 1, 2017 7:30 PM
Perelman Jewish Day School - Stern Center
49 Haverford Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Perelman Jewish Day School
Feb Mon 6

Rabbi Klatzko with Aish Philadelphia

February 6, 2017 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Aish Philadelphia
50 Montgomery Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Save The Date! Monday, February 6th Rabbi Klatzko  6:30 pm Sponsorship Dinner  and Private Talk 7:30 Community Talk  www.aishphila.com contact phila@aish.com

Aish Philadelphia
Feb Tue 7

OROT Speaker Event

February 7, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
TBD

Feb Tue 7

Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing with Jeffrey Sussman

February 7, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Gershman Y
401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

In the 1920s and ’30s, anti-Semitism was rife across the globe. Looking for symbols of strength, the Jewish people found representations of courage in two champions of boxing: Max Baer and Barney Ross. In Max "Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing," author Jeffrey Sussman chronicles the...

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Feb Tue 7

NextGen Cook for a Friend

February 7, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
outside location

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Feb Wed 8

NextGen Ben Gurion Society Thank You Event

February 8, 2017 5:15 PM to 9:00 PM
outside location PA

Please join the Ben Gurion Society for a special evening to thank you for your generosity to our Jewish community during the 2016 campaign. By invitation only.    

Feb Wed 8

Lecture by Dr. Mordechai Kedar

February 8, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Congregation Mikveh Israel
44 N. 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Please join Congregation MIkveh Israel, when we will welcome back to Mikveh Israel our speaker, Dr. Mordechai Kedar.  Dr. Kedar, an Israeli scholr of Arabic culture with 25 years IDF Military Intelligence, will deliver a lecture entitled, "Trump, Putin, Israel and the Middle East- Challenges and...

Feb Thu 9

Women's Philanthropy Mitzvah #2 ***Rescheduled to Thursday, March 23rd

February 9, 2017 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El
1001 Remington Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

We regret to inform you that tomorrow's mitzvah program with Women's Philanthropy and JCHAI has been cancelled due to the potential snow storm. We have rescheduled the program for Thursday, March 23rd from 10am -12pm. The location is still being confirmed. Please RSVP to Doreen Bason at dbason@...

Feb Sat 11

Jewish Holiday Tu B'Shevat

February 11, 2017 6:00 AM

Feb Sun 12

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's SUPER SUNDAY 2017 at Jewish Relief Agency

February 12, 2017 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Jewish Relief Agency Distribution Center
10980 Dutton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's SUPER SUNDAY 2017 at the Jewish Relief Agency Warehouse. One day, two amazing ways to Carry the Light Address: 10980 Dutton Road, Philadelphia, PA   19154 8:30 a.m - JRA Food Distribution 1:00 p.m. - Jewish Federation Super Sunday Phoning This year we are...

For more information or to register, please go to www.jewishphilly.org/supersunday
Feb Sun 12

JRA Food Distribution

February 12, 2017 10:00 AM
JRA Warehouse
10980 Dutton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Volunteers are needed to help pack and deliver food to struggling families in the Greater Philadelphia area. This fun, easy, yet meaningful volunteer activity begins with box packing from 10:00 AM to about 11:30 AM, followed by food delivery. Delivery is always our greatest need and is done using...

Jewish Relief Agency
Feb Sun 12

Teen Giving Project--Session 4: Super Sunday

February 12, 2017 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Drop off: Jewish Relief Agency Warehouse
Pick-up at KleinLife JRA--10980 Dutton Road, KleinLife: 10100 Jamison Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

The Teen Giving Project will spend this meeting as a part of Super Sunday!  Our Teen Giving Project Super Sunday Event is at the JRA and the KleinLife building. Drop Off at : JRA, Pickup at: KleinLife *Transportation from JRA to KleinLife will be provided

Feb Sun 12

Film: Persona Non Grata

February 12, 2017 2:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join us for the Philadelphia premiere of Persona Non Grata (Japan, 2015, 139 min.) with director Cellin Gluck in attendance. This narrative film tells the compelling and little-known story of the only Japanese Righteous Among the Nations, Chiune Sugihara*, who saved thousands of Jewish lives during...

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Feb Tue 14

JFCS Board of Directors Meeting

February 14, 2017 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM
Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Feb Thu 16

Katz Center Conversation Series: "Soft Power" and "Culture Wars"

February 16, 2017 12:30 PM to March 16, 2017 1:30 PM
The Gershman Y
401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Thursdays • 12:30-1:30 pm $10 each • $15 series The present political moment has been compared to that of Germany in 1933. This two-part series will take a deeper look at aspects of Jewish politics in that time, asking what, if anything, truly resonates with the situation today. In both sessions,...

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Feb Thu 16

Tu BiShvat Terrarium Workshop

February 16, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Gershman Y
401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

The Gershman Y  Thursday, February 16 6:00-8:00 PM $40 • Registration required RSVP HERE: https://gershmany.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0Fi000000WolxMEAR What better way to celebrate the New Year of Trees season than to plant your own? In this hands-on workshop, attendees will learn the...

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Feb Mon 20

National Holiday -- President's Day

February 20, 2017 12:15 AM

Feb Mon 20

Presidents Day at NMAJH

February 20, 2017 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join us for a specail Family Day honoring our nation's first president. Sensory friendly activbities for visitors with special needs will take place from 10 am - 12 pm.   In partnership with JCHAI and Whole Community Inclusion/Jewish Learning Service.

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Feb Mon 20

Lecture by Dr. Vered Sakal, Congregation Mikveh Israel, Monday, February 20, 2017, 7:00 PM

February 20, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Congregation Mikveh Israel
44 N. 4th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Please join Congregation Mikveh Israel, 44 N. 4th St., Philadelphia, PA 19106 on Monday evening, February 20, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. when we introduce our speaker, Dr. Vered Sakal.  This event is sponsored by the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies of the Univ. of Pa where Dr. Sakal is...

Feb Wed 22

JFRE's Out of the Box and Outside the Core: Developers Transforming Neighborhoods

February 22, 2017 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
NOTO
1209 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Feb Wed 22

AJC Harold's Table Lunch & Learn Series: America's Place in the World featuring Edward A. Turzanksi

February 22, 2017 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Post & Schell, P.C.
Four Penn Center / 1600 JFK Blvd., 13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

AJC Harold's Table Lunch & Learn Series Presents STATE OF PLAY: America's Place in the World, 2017 Featuring Edward A. Turzanski National Security, Intelligence & Policy Analyst Wednesday, February 22. 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM.   $15 includes lunch. Pre-registration is required. Please RSVP to...

Feb Wed 22

JBHA: Board of Directors Retreat

February 22, 2017 5:30 PM
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
272 South Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Feb Wed 22

NextGen Happy Hour

February 22, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
PA

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Feb Wed 22

Women's Philanthropy "WE" committee event

February 22, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bulldog Yoga
775 Lancaster Ave #130
Villanova, PA 19085

This by invitation only event is for all members of the Women's Philanthropy Women's Event "WE" committee..

Feb Wed 22

Seinfeldia

February 22, 2017 7:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join us for a discussion with Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, author of the New York Times bestseller, Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything. Seinfeldia will be available for sale and signing. $8/Free for Members  

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Feb Thu 23

Separation of Synagogue and State?

February 23, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The Gershman Y
401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Separation of Synagogue and State? The Gershman YThursday, February 237:00-8:30 PM$10 • Registration required • RSVP HERE: https://gershmany.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0Fi000000WomQxEAJ Led by Mark Raoul Molnar, Shaliach of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, this program will...

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Feb Sun 26

Lecture by Dr. Marc Shapiro, Congregation Mikveh Israel, Sunday, February 26, 2017, 10:30 A.M.

February 26, 2017 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Congregation Mikveh Israel
44 N. 4th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Please join Congregation Mikveh Israel, 44 N. 4th St., Philadelphia, PA 19106 on Sunday morning, February 26 at 10:30 A.M. for a lecture by Dr. Marc Shapiro.  Dr. Shapiro holds the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Chair in Judaic Studies at Univ. of Scranton; is a noted author on Jewish history,...

Feb Sun 26

Race to Camp

February 26, 2017 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Speed Raceway
200 Blair Mill Road
Horsham, PA 19044

Feb Mon 27

Israel Bonds--Women's Division Book Club

February 27, 2017 7:00 PM
private home

Israel Bonds Women's Division Book Club (meets about every 2 months) - book selection Queenmaker: A Novel of King David's Queen by India Edghill

Wednesday, February 1, 2017