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Dec Thu 1

Israel360 Alumni Event

December 1, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

REGISTER HERE 

Dec Thu 1

Perelman Jewish Day School - Perelman Partners Event

December 1, 2016 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Private Home

PJDS Perelman Partners Event
Dec Thu 1

Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum

December 1, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

An opportunity for the community to help plan a community wide observance of Israel upcoming 70 and 75th "birthdays." This event is open to all.  Location: Congregation Beth El, 375 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, PA 19067 Directions  

Register: Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum
Dec Sat 3

Little White Lie- Film and Discussion with Lacey Schwartz

December 3, 2016 7:00 PM to 9:45 PM
Gratz College
7605 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027

Little White Lie Film and Discussion with filmaker, producer, director Lacey Schwartz   $20 in advance and $25 at the door http://www.gratz.edu/news/entry/little-white-lie      

Mindy Cohen
Dec Sun 4

LimmudPhilly

December 4, 2016 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Gershman Y
401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The Center City Kehillah presents LimmudPhilly, a volunteer-driven Jewish day of learning open to the entire community. Moredetails coming soon. 

More details as they develop
Dec Sun 4

In-Joy Chanukah Event

December 4, 2016 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Congregation Adath Jeshurun Elkins Park, PA 19027

  REGISTER This wonderful opportunity is run by The Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) Center for Special Needs, which receives $105,000 worth of support from the Jewish Federation to run their programs.  The goal of the Center for Special Needs is to reduce barriers for those with special...

Dec Sun 4

Teen Giving Project--Session 1: Philanthropy

December 4, 2016 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Fishman & Tobin Apparel
4000 Chemical Road Suite 500 Metroplex Corporate Center - 1
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

The Teen Giving Project meets for Session one to disucss best pratices in Philanthropy and learning about the grant making process.

Dec Sun 4

Open House for Prospective Students

December 4, 2016 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Kohelet Yeshiva High School
223 North Highland Ave
Merion Station, PA 19066

Dec Mon 5

Birthright Israel Foundation Annual Event

December 5, 2016 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
At a private home

Join us and help send participants from the Philadelphia Region on Birthright Israel.  For more information, please call Dawn Harvey, Birthright Israel Foundation Mid-Atlantic Regional Director at dawn.harvey@birthrightisrael.org.

Dec Mon 5

Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum

December 5, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

This is an opportunity for the community to help plan a community wide observance of the upcoming Israel 70 and 75th "birthdays." This event is open to all.  Location: 8339 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027 Directions

Register: Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum
Dec Tue 6

Women's Philanthropy Phone-a-Thon

December 6, 2016 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Private home

This by invitation only event is being hosted by Jewish Federation's Women's Philanthropy Department.

Dec Tue 6

PJDS Executive Committee Meeting - Forman Center

December 6, 2016 5:30 PM
Perelman Jewish Day School - Forman Center
7601 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027

Perelman Jewish Day School
Dec Tue 6

StandWithUs 1st Annual Festival of Lights Defenders of Israel Gala Event

December 6, 2016 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Hilton Hotel
4200 City Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131

1st Annual Festival of Lights Humanitarian Award Honoring Dr. Sherman N. Leis

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Dec Tue 6

NextGen Cook for a Friend

December 6, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
PA

Dec Tue 6

PJDS Board Meeting - Forman Center

December 6, 2016 7:30 PM
Perelman Jewish Day School - Forman Center
7601 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027

Perelman Jewish Day School
Dec Tue 6

JBHA: Executive Committee Meeting

December 6, 2016 7:30 PM
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
272 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Dec Wed 7

Women's Leadership Development Program Meeting

December 7, 2016 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Dec Wed 7

Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum

December 7, 2016 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This is an opportunity for the community to help plan a community wide observance of the upcoming Israel 70 and 75th "birthdays." This event is open to Rabbis, Hazzanim and Jewish educational leadership. Location: Jewish Learning Venture, 7607 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027Directions

Register: Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum
Dec Thu 8

PJDS Open House - Forman Center

December 8, 2016 9:30 AM
Perelman Jewish Day School - Forman Center
7601 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027

We invite you to visit Perelman Jewish Day School and attend an Open House Event at our Forman Center in Melrose Park. Please register for this event at www.pjds.org or by contacting Amy Warmflash, Associate Director of Admissions at (215) 635-3130 x 210.  

PJDS Open House - Forman Center
Dec Thu 8

An Evening With Sgt. Benjamin Anthony

December 8, 2016 7:00 PM
Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El
1001 Remington Rd,
Wynnewood, PA 19096

"An Evening With Sgt. Benjamin Anthony of Our Soldiers Speak," presented by the Zionist Organization of America: Greater Philadelphia. Sgt. Anthony is always a compelling speaker. No one makes a better and more effective case for the necessity of supporting Israel than Sgt. Anthony. General...

Dec Fri 9

PJDS Open House - Stern Center

December 9, 2016 9:30 AM
Perelman Jewish Day School - Stern Center
49 Haverford Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

We invite you to visit Perelman Jewish Day School and attend an Open House event at our Stern Center in Wynnewood. Please register for this event at www.pjds.org or by contacting Mindy Andelman, Associate Director of Admissions at (610) 658-2518 x207.

PJDS Open House - Stern Center
Dec Sat 10

NextGen Giver's Gala

December 10, 2016 8:00 PM to 11:45 PM
Philadelphia Free Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Eat, Drink and Live Generously at the NextGen Giver's Gala..

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Dec Sun 11

Perelman Jewish Day School Board Retreat

December 11, 2016 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Perelman Jewish Day School - Stern Center
49 Haverford Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Perelman Jewish Day School Board Retreat
Dec Sun 11

JRA Monthly Food Distribution

December 11, 2016 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
JRA Distribution Warehouse
10980 Dutton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

2016-12-11--Volunteer at the Jewish Relief Agency’s monthly food distribution. Help to pack, carry, load and deliver kosher food to over 3,000 area families in need.  Meet at the JRA warehouse at 10980 Dutton Road (Northeast Philly) at 10:00 AM.  For more information or directions, go to www....

Dec Sun 11

Gan Israel's Annual 'Men's Night Out' honoring Jack Abboudi & Andrew Paris

December 11, 2016 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Lower Merion Synagogue
123 Old Lancaster Road
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Join the community as we salute community leaders Jack Abboudi and Andrew Paris at a fun event with good food, friends, and fun -- all for a good cause!  Don't worry about missing the Eagles game -- we'll have a live telecast available!

Dec Sun 11

The DePue Brothers Band

December 11, 2016 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
8339 Old York Rd.
Elkins Park, PA 19027

On Sunday, Dec., 11, 2016 the next Community Family Virtuosi Concert will take place at 4 P.M. at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel. By popular demand, The DePue Brothers band will present their Magical Grassical Holiday Concert. Seven world class musicians will perform their Grassical, Blue...

Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Dec Mon 12

Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum

December 12, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

This is an opportunity for the community to help plan a community wide observance of the upcoming Israel 70 and 75th "birthdays." This event is open to all.  Location: Kohelet Yeshiva High School, 223 North Highland Avenue, Merion Station, PA 19066 Directions  

Register: Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum
Dec Tue 13

Only in America Gala

December 13, 2016 6:00 PM to 11:45 PM
Hyatt at the Bellevue
200 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

National Museum of American Jewish History's Only in America Gala  Honoring Ron Rubin Chairs: Sandy & Steve Cozen and Lorraine & George Rubin Featuring a not-to-be-missed performance by Andrea Bocelli! Each year, the National Museum of American Jewish History honors the “Dream, Dare, Do”...

For more information and tickets, visit
Dec Tue 13

JRA 10th Annual Event to End Hunger - Gala

December 13, 2016 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The Fillmore Philadelphia
29 E Allen St
Philadelphia 19123

JRA's annual fundraising event.  Expected attendance 450+. Join us at our annual event to end hunger, where we will be honoring Freda Pepper & Howard Bernstein and Family.

Dec Wed 14

2016 AJC Civic Achievement Award Tribute Event

December 14, 2016 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St, Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19107

AJC Presents its 2016 Civic Achievement Award to John J. McNichol, Jr., President & CEO, Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Dec Wed 14

One Book One Jewish Community Kick Off Event

December 14, 2016 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Congregation Beth Or
239 Welsh Rd
Maple Glen, PA 19002

Dec Wed 14

The (Whole) Cinemagillah Film Premiere

December 14, 2016 7:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join Tiffany Shlain and Ken Goldberg, filmmakers and NMAJH OPEN for Interpretation artists-in-residence, as they premiere their new short film about the American Jewish experience on television and film, inspired by the Museum's stories with contributions from participants around the country.

NMAJH Calendar
Dec Wed 14

A Common Struggle - Community Wide Mental Health Program with Stephen Fried

December 14, 2016 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Adath Israel
250 N. Highland Ave
Merion Station, PA 19066

Please join us as we welcom Stephen Fried, author and journalist for a Community Wide Free event on Mental Health. 

A Common Struggle - Community Wide Event on Mental Health
Dec Thu 15

Women's Philanthropy Bucks County Parlor Meeting

December 15, 2016 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Private home

Dec Thu 15

JFCS Board of Directors Meeting

December 15, 2016 5:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Dec Sun 18

Latkepalooza

December 18, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The Gershman Y
401 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147

This unparalleled celebration of the latke (potato pancake) features gourmet versions of the Hanukkah delicacy by renowned chefs from 10 of Philadelphia's top restaurants. Savor the culinary creativity of esteemed establishments such as Aldine, Estia, Sabrina's CafeŽ, and more! General admission...

Tickets available soon!
Dec Sun 18

Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum

December 18, 2016 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

This is an opportunity for the community to help plan a community wide observance of the upcoming Israel 70 and 75th "birthdays." This event is open to all.  Location: Temple Brith Achim, 481 South Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406Directions

Register: Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum
Dec Mon 19

Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum

December 19, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

This is an opportunity for the community to help plan a community wide observance of the upcoming Israel 70 and 75th "birthdays." This event is open to all.  Location:Jewish Federation of Greater of Philadelphia, Jewish Community Services Building  2100 Arch Street,  Philadelphia, PA ...

Register: Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum
Dec Tue 20

Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum (Via Conference Call)

December 20, 2016 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

This is an opportunity for the community to help plan a community wide observance of the upcoming Israel 70 and 75th "birthdays." This event is open to all.  Please register for this event here.  Virtual Meeting Dial in Information: Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll)  ...

Register: Israel 70/75 Town Hall Planning Forum
Dec Tue 20

JBHA: Board of Directors Meeting

December 20, 2016 7:30 PM
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
272 South Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Dec Thu 22

Young Friends of NMAJH Present: Cocktails and Candles

December 22, 2016 7:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join the Young Friends of NMAJH for a pre-Hanukkah, Hanukkah celebration full of lights, latkes, and libations!

NMAJH Calendar
Dec Sat 24

Jewish Holiday Erev Chanukah -- 1st Candle

December 24, 2016 5:00 PM

Dec Sun 25

National Holiday -- Christmas

December 25, 2016 (All day)

Dec Sun 25

Being ___ at Christmas (NMAJH)

December 25, 2016 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Dec Sun 25

Being _____ At Christmas

December 25, 2016 10:00 AM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Snowy. Jewish. Happy. Caring. Buddhist. Generous. Family. Creative. Friendly. Sparkly. Fill in your own blank and join us for our annual day of family fun.

NMAJH Calendar
Dec Sun 25

Jewish Holiday Chanukah -- 2nd Candle

December 25, 2016 5:15 PM

Dec Mon 26

Jewish Holiday Chanukah -- 3rd Candle

December 26, 2016 5:00 PM

Dec Tue 27

Chanukah Party & Menorah Lighting

December 27, 2016 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Ethical Society / Rittenhouse Square
1906 Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

We will be hosting a family party at the Ethical Society with interactive performance by Lolly & Yo Yo, we will also have arts & crafts, latkas, and refreshments. At 5:30p, we will move outside for our annual Giant Menorah Lighting; we will have community leaders speak followed by the...

Chanukah Party 5777
Dec Tue 27

Jewish Holiday Chanukah -- 4th Candle

December 27, 2016 5:00 PM

Dec Wed 28

Jewish Holiday Chanukah -- 5th Candle

December 28, 2016 5:00 PM

Dec Thu 29

Jewish Holiday Chanukah -- 6th Candle

December 29, 2016 5:00 PM

Dec Fri 30

Jewish Holiday Chanukah -- 7th Candle

December 30, 2016 4:15 PM

Dec Sat 31

Jewish Holiday Chanukah -- 8th Candle

December 31, 2016 5:45 PM

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