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Mar Wed 4

Jewish National Fund Breakfast

March 4, 2015 7:30 AM
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Mar Wed 4

Women of Vision Foundation & Women's Philanthropy Book Discussion

March 4, 2015 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Private Home

Please join us for a discussion on the topic of Sexual Trafficking of Minors. We suggest that you read one or all of the following books which will be discussed in a book club format. Walking Prey: by advocate and former victim Holly Austin Smith shows how middle class suburban communities are...

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Mar Wed 4

Jewish Holiday--Purim

March 4, 2015 5:45 PM to March 5, 2015 6:00 PM

Starts at sundown Wednesday March 4th and ends at sundown Thursday March 5th.

Mar Thu 5

Phyllis Lambert Author Talk, "Building Seagram"

March 5, 2015 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE 19807

Hagley Museum and Library welcomes Phyllis Lambert, Founding Director Emeritus of the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Montréal, who will present a personal and scholarly account of the building of the iconic Seagram Building in New York City that was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.The...

Mar Fri 6

Shabbat in the City

March 6, 2015 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
1500 Locust Apartments Community Room
1500 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Join Renaissance Group for Shabbat in the City.  Please bring with you toiletry donations to benefit the Mitzvah Food Project. Renaissance Group Outreach Chairs: Becca Fischer and Justin Victor

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Mar Sat 7

Masquerade Ball in celebration of Purim

March 7, 2015 7:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join the Young Friends of NMAJH, a group of supporters ages 21 - 40 years old, for the annual Masquerade Ball in celebration of Purim.  For more information, visit http://www.nmajh.org/youngfriends.

Mar Sat 7

AMIT Philadelphia Council/Shira Chapter MIX IT & MASK IT!

March 7, 2015 8:30 PM
Private home in Bala Cynwyd

AMIT Philadelphia Council/Shira Chapter MIX IT & MASK IT! Shushan Shushan Purim, Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:30 PM Unique Cocktail Recipes Presentation & Catered Dairy Buffet.  Catered by Expresso of the Northeast COST:  $54 per person, $100 per couple, $30 per person (under age 35) RSVP...

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Mar Sun 8

From Egypt to the Holy Land: A Multi-Generational, Interactive, Passover Journey

March 8, 2015 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Beth Tikvah B'Nai Jeshurun
1001 Paper Mill Road
Erdenheim, PA 19038

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Mar Sun 8

Jewish Pride Presents An Evening with Seth Rudetsky

March 8, 2015 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Gershman Y
401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

This hilarious award-winning show recently played to a sold-out crowd in London where it received 5-star reviews and was called "Blindingly brilliant" "Fantastic" "Hysterical", a "Must-see" and "Nothing short of brilliant"! Click here to purchase Patron tickets ($360 per pair) - Includes a pre-...

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Mar Tue 10

Youth Symposium on the Holocaust at St. Joseph's U.

March 10, 2015 8:45 AM to 1:30 PM
St. Joseph's University - Bluett Theatre
56th and Overbrook Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131

The Youth Symposium is designed to teach young people about the universal lessons of the Holocaust, including the destructive nature of prejudice and the need for courage in the face of injustice and tyranny.  The program offered on 4 separate days in different locations includes discussions with...

Youth Symposium on the Holocaust
Mar Tue 10

Women's Philanthropy Pomegranate Event

March 10, 2015 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Private Home

Mar Thu 12

Youth Symposium on the Holocaust at West Chester

March 12, 2015 8:45 AM to 1:30 PM
West Chester University- Main Hall
720 S. High Street
West Chester, PA 19383

 The Youth Symposium is designed to teach young people about the universal lessons of the Holocaust, including the destructive nature of prejudice and the need for courage in the face of injustice and tyranny.  The program offered on 4 separate days in different locations includes discussions with...

Youth Symposium on the Holocaust
Mar Thu 12

Renaissance Leadership Development Program

March 12, 2015 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
outside location

Mar Thu 12

Women of Vision Foundation & Women's Philanthropy Book Discussion

March 12, 2015 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Private Home

Please join us for a discussion on the topic of Sexual Trafficking of Minors. We suggest that you read one or all of the following books which will be discussed in a book club format. Walking Prey: by advocate and former victim Holly Austin Smith shows how middle class suburban communities are...

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Mar Fri 13

JFRE Networking Breakfast at Comcast

March 13, 2015 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Comcast Center
1701 JFK Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Registration is now closed. We are at capacity for this event. Complimentary for JFRE members, $50 Couvert for non-members Members -- please click here to register Non-members - please click here to register Join JFRE for an exclusive discussion about the construction of the Comcast Innovation and...

Mar Sun 15

Israel Bonds Bucks County Tribute event

March 15, 2015 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Lubavitch of Bucks County at the Glazier Jewish Center
25 North State Street
Newtown, PA 18940

Mar Sun 15

JRA Monthly Food Distribution

March 15, 2015 10:00 AM
JRA Distribution Warehouse
10980 Dutton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Volunteer at the Jewish Relief Agency’s Passover food distribution on Sunday, March 15 2015.  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,...

JRA Monthly Food Distribution
Mar Sun 15

Model Seder for Holocaust Survivors

March 15, 2015 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Beth Am Israel
1801 Buttonwood Street
Phildelphia, PA 19130

Mar Sun 15

An International Passover Seder

March 15, 2015 6:00 PM
The Gershmany Y
401 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Take a gastronomic trip around the world with the Gershman Y’s Passover Seder. Tantalize your taste buds with European, Mediterranean, Latin American, and Asian takes on the traditional Seder meal. Your tour hosts on this culinary adventure will be stand-up comedian Joel Chasnoff and Yiddish gospel...

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Mar Sun 15

Sicha with Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman in Conversation with Stephen Fried

March 15, 2015 7:00 PM
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman discuss their book Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love with author/journalist Stephen Fried.  Philadelphia Daily News reporters Laker and Ruderman received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for “Tainted Justice...

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Mar Mon 16

Solomon Schechter’s Life and Legacy: American Transformations (1902-1915)

March 16, 2015 1:30 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies of the University of Pennsylvania is delighted to be working with the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and the National Museum of American Jewish History to host a day-long symposium in honor of Solomon Schechter in America. The speakers...

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Mar Mon 16

Cook for a Friend with the Renaissance Group

March 16, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
300 S. 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Join us at BZBI for this Mitzvah event to prepare meals for the Jewish community members in need. BZBI is located at 300 S. 18th Street, the corner of 18th and Spruce.  When you arrive, please go up the stairs to the second floor and make a left into their kitchen, where we will be cooking. ...

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Mar Mon 16

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Visit & Special Lecture

March 16, 2015 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Kohelet Yeshiva High School
223 North Highland Ave.
Merion Station, PA 19066

Special Lecture by Former Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Mar Mon 16

Israel and International Law

March 16, 2015 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Congregation Adath Jeshurun
7763 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA

Edwin Black is the award-winning, NY Times bestselling investigative author of 11 books, with more than a million books in print - 120 editions in 65 countries. Black’s work focuses on human rights, genocide and hate, corporate criminality and corruption, governmental misconduct, and academic fraud...

Mar Tue 17

CIO Board Meeting

March 17, 2015 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Rm 800
2100 Arch Street United States
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Mar Wed 18

Youth Symposium on the Holocaust Bucks County

March 18, 2015 8:45 AM to 12:00 PM
Bucks County Community College
275 Swamp Road
Newtown, PA 18940

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Mar Wed 18

Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy Annual Gala

March 18, 2015 5:45 PM
TBD

Mar Thu 19

JEVS: 10th Annual Womens' Seder

March 19, 2015 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Temple Adath Israel
250 North Highland Avenue
Merion Station, PA 19066

Please join with us in sisterhood as we celebrate freedom to achieve our dreams. Special Keynot Address Speaker:  Letty Cottin Progrebin, author and founding editor of Ms. Magazine Officiated by Rabbi Annette Koch For More inaformation, contact Katie Shinholster, 215-854-1827 or email: katherine....

Mar Sun 22

Ren Rebuild Day

March 22, 2015 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Tarken Rec Center
6250 Frontenac Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111

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Mar Sun 22

Abrams Hebrew Academy annual dinner

March 22, 2015 5:00 PM
TBD PA

Mar Sun 22

Ninth Annual Gala Reception

March 22, 2015 6:00 PM
The Baldwin School
701 W. Montgomery Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Reception: 6:00 PM Program: 7:30 PM Dessert: 8:00 PM Opened in 1999, Chabad of the Main Line has emerged as one of the most dynamic and vibrant Jewish organizations on the Main Line.  Started in a small storefront on Montgomery Avenue, and now at the General Wayne Inn, Chabad of the Main Line is a...

Ninth Annual Gala Reception
Mar Mon 23

PJFF's CineMondays Opening Night: Mr. Kaplan

March 23, 2015 7:30 PM
The Gershmany Y
401 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Uruguay’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar submission, MR. KAPLAN, opens PJFF CineMondays this spring. Jacob Kaplan (Héctor Noguera) is a 76-year-old retiree, living in Montevideo with his wife of 50 years, Rebecca (Nidia Telles), and the insatiable desire to do something meaningful with his life...

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Mar Tue 24

Youth Symposium on the Holocaust at Gratz College

March 24, 2015 8:45 AM to 1:30 PM
Gratz College
7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027

 The Youth Symposium is designed to teach young people about the universal lessons of the Holocaust, including the destructive nature of prejudice and the need for courage in the face of injustice and tyranny.  The program offered on 4 separate days in different locations includes discussions with...

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Mar Wed 25

Freedom Seder Revisited: 3rd Annual

March 25, 2015 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106

What does freedom mean to you? Inspired by the original 1969 Freedom Seder, where hundreds of people of all backgrounds gathered to explore and celebrate freedom in the context of the Civil Rights Movement, this communal event invites you to the Passover table for an evening of commemoration,...

Mar Thu 26

JFGP Board of Directors Meeting

March 26, 2015 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

For JFGP Board of Directors Members only. Lunch will served at 11:30 a.m.  The meeting will begin promptly at 12:00.

Mar Fri 27

JFGP Policy, Strategy, Funding Committee Meeting

March 27, 2015 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Mar Fri 27

Tribe Hack Part 2

March 27, 2015 6:30 PM to March 29, 2015 6:30 PM
TBD

As a follow up to the December 7th think tank event, we will be bringing together innovators, technology experts, marketers, and project managers to address and create real solutions to the road blocks that are facing the young Jewish Community. A Shabbat dinner will be held on Friday night as well...

Mar Mon 30

PJFF's CineMondays: The Muses of Isaac Bashevis Singer

March 30, 2015 7:30 PM
The Gershmany Y
401 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Considered one of the most influential Jewish writers of the twentieth century, Isaac Bashevis Singer (best known for Yentl the Yeshiva Boy and Gimpel The Fool) received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978 “for his impassioned narrative art which, with roots in a Polish-Jewish cultural tradition...

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Mar Tue 31

Richard Avedon: Family Affairs Opening Reception

March 31, 2015 6:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

The National Museum of American Jewish History will hold an opening reception for Members and invited guests for its newest special exhibition: Richard Avedon: Family Affairs. Richard Avedon: Family Affairs is organized by the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

Sunday, March 1, 2015