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Mar Wed 1

Lunch and Learn Lecture Series

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

Lunch and Learn  The Gershman Y Wednesdays • 12:30-1:30 pm $10 each • $25 series Pack your lunch and join us for our Lunch and Learn Lecture Series! Presented by local scholars, this series explores a variety of subjects and historical moments through a Jewish lens. Take a mid-day break and...

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Mar Wed 1

Women's Philanthropy Pomegranate Event

March 1, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Private Home Penn Valley, PA

This by-invitation-only event is held for women giving at the Pomegranate level.

Mar Wed 1

JBHA: Executive Committee Meeting

March 1, 2017 7:30 PM
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
272 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Mar Thu 2

Ohev Shalom Early Learning Center Open House

March 2, 2017 7:00 PM
Ohev Shalom Early Learning Center
944 2nd St Pike
Richboro, PA 18954

We invite you to join us for our upcoming open house Thursday, March 2nd at Ohev Shalom Early Learning Center. Come learn about our 2017 programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten children! We follow NAEYC and Keystone Stars criteria. Our kindergarten curriculum meets the...

Mar Sat 4
Mar Sat 4

What's On Tap At AMIT

March 4, 2017 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Private Home Bala Cynwyd, PA

What's On Tap At AMIT Beer Tasting and Create Your Own Artisanal Hoagies Guest Speaker - Samantha Seltzer, owner of Alchyseltzer the premier source for imbibing events and education.

Mar Sun 5

JRA Food Distribution

March 5, 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
Mar Sun 5

Teen Giving Project--Session 5: Strategic Questioning

March 5, 2017 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Abramson Center for Jewish Life
1425 Horsham Road
North Wales, PA 19454

The Teen Giving Project begins talking about their site visits. 

Mar Tue 7

Iran: What You Need To Know

March 7, 2017 7:30 PM
Congregations of Shaare Shamayim
9768 Verree Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19115

Learn from one of America’s leading experts all the details about the Iran deal and the dangers to America and Israel from the Islamic Republic of Iran. Featuring a presentation by Omri Ceren, managing director for press and strategy at The Israel Project, during the quarterly meeting of the...

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Mar Wed 8

Women's Philanthropy Speaker Series #2

March 8, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southern Cross Kitchen
8 E 1st Avenue
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Women's Philanthropy Speaker Series will host two programs this year featuring speakers on various topics related to our Jewish community and women. 

Mar Thu 9

Early Childhood Education Yom Limmud: A Conference in Bucks County

March 9, 2017 8:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Ohev Shalom Early Learning Center
944 2nd St Pike
Richboro, PA 18954

Ohev Shalom Early Learning Center in Richboro will be hosting a morning of learning for early childhood educators in Bucks County.  Sponsored by Jewish Learning Venture, these sessions will relate to children with special needs from newborns to through 6 year olds.  

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Mar Thu 9

Purim Party! with The Schlep Sisters

March 9, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Gershman Y
401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Purim Party!  The Gershman Y  Thursday, March 9 7:00-9:00 PM $30 • Registration required RSVP HERE: https://gershmany.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0Fi000000Won5WEAR Get a dazzling start to the Purim holiday at The Gershman Y! Join us for an evening of revelry, music, and entertainment...

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Mar Thu 9

Young Friends of NMAJH 4th Annual Purim Masquerade Ball

March 9, 2017 7:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Thursday, March 9 7 - 10pm $45/$35 Young Friends Members Special:  $60 = Ticket + Ind. YF Membership $100 = 2 Tickets + Dual YF Membership Tickets will be on sale soon! Join the Young Friends of NMAJH for a night of revelry, dessert, dancing, and drinks in celebration of Purim.

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Mar Thu 9

PJDS 60th Anniversary Speaker Series featuring Jonathan Schanzer

March 9, 2017 7:30 PM
Perelman Jewish Day School - Stern Center
49 Haverford Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

PJDS 60th Anniversary Speaker Series
Mar Fri 10

NextGen Shabbat in the City

March 10, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
1500 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Mar Sat 11

Purim Celebration

March 11, 2017 5:45 PM
Har Zion Temple
1500 Hagys Ford Road
Penn Valley, PA 19072

Purim Megillah Reading, Shpiel – “The Music of Billy Joel, The Megillah Man”                Open to the Community.  Join us at 5:45 pm for Minha/Ma’ariv, followed by a 6:45 pm                Cocktail Party including Hearty Hors D'oeuvres, $10/Adult and $5/ Child ages 12 and younger...

Purim Cocktail Party
Mar Sat 11

Jewish Holiday -- Erev Purim

March 11, 2017 6:00 PM

Mar Sun 12

Jewish Holiday -- Purim

March 12, 2017 (All day)

Mar Sun 12

Purim Carnival

March 12, 2017 11:15 AM to 2:00 PM
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027

Kehillah Of Old York Road, Purim Carnival Sunday, March 12, 2017:  Pre-school admission 11:15am, General admission 12-2pm Games, Food, Costume Parade, Moon Bounce, Face Painting, Raffles, Hamantashen Eating Contest Pre-register all game wristband $10; At the door $15

Purim Carnival--Kehillah of Old York Road
Mar Sun 12

Grand Purim Party

March 12, 2017 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
B'nai Abraham Chabad
527 Lombard St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Experience Purim with us! B’nai Abraham Chabad welcomes you to join our community Purim celebration; to start the event; we will have megillah readings for the adults and a juggling show for the kids. Food, drinks, games, live music, costumes, and more will follow, so please consider us for your...

Grand Purim Party
Mar Mon 13

JBHA: Board of Directors Meeting

March 13, 2017 7:30 PM
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
272 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19101

Mar Tue 14

NextGen LDP Session 3

March 14, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Mar Wed 15

JNF's 2nd Annual Philadelphia Tree of Life Award Breakfast

March 15, 2017 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia, PA

More information to come soon.

Mar Wed 15

1917: War, Revolution and American Jewish History

March 15, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Wednesday, March 15 & Thursday, April 27 Individual lecture: $20 non members/$15 members Two lectures: $35 non members/$25 members Purchase Member tickets Purchase Non-member tickets  Into the Storm:  Jews and World War I, 1914-1919 Although one of the great episodes of all time, much of the...

1917: War, Revolution and American Jewish History
Mar Thu 16

JNF's 2nd Annual Philadelphia Tree of Life Award Breakfast

March 16, 2017 8:00 AM
Pennsylvania Convention Center

More information to come soon.

Mar Fri 17

Shabbat Shel Ruach

March 17, 2017 2:00 PM to March 18, 2017 8:00 PM
Kohelet Yeshiva High School
223 North Highland Rd.
Merion Station, PA 19066

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks at Kohelet for Shabbat

Mar Sat 18

20th Anniversary Dinner and Private Concert with David Broza

March 18, 2017 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
The Inn at Penn
3600 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

You're invited to join the Arava Institute as we honor Andrea & Jack Platt on our 20th Anniversary with Dinner and a Private Concert featuring David Broza!

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Mar Sat 18

Broadway/Opera Cabaret

March 18, 2017 7:45 PM to 9:30 PM
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
8339 Old York Rd.
Elkins Park, PA 19027

On Sat., March 18, 2017, Keneseth Israel will present their Broadway/Opera Cabaret.  Favorite Broadway songs, opera arias, duets, trios, and quartets will be performed.  Adults: $40  Students through age 23 with ID: FREE   Info at 215-887-8700.  Handicap accessible, hearing aid looped, no stairs,...

Broadway/Opera Cabaret
Mar Mon 20

PJDS Open House - Stern Center

March 20, 2017 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
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
Mar Tue 21

PJDS Executive Committee Meeting - Stern Center

March 21, 2017 5:30 PM
Perelman Jewish Day School - Stern Center
49 Haverford Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Perelman Jewish Day School
Mar Tue 21

PJDS Board Meeting - Stern Center

March 21, 2017 7:30 PM
Perelman Jewish Day School - Stern Center
49 Haverford Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Perelman Jewish Day School
Mar Wed 22

Where We Find Ourselves Opening Reception

March 22, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
The Gershman Y
401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Where We Find Ourselves Curated by Jordan Rockford In the Open Lens Gallery: March 15 – May 12 Free and open to the public: Monday-Saturday, 9 AM-5 PM, and Sunday, 9 AM-2 PM Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 22 • 5:30-7:30 PM Free • Registration required • RSVP HERE: https://gershmany.secure....

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Mar Wed 22

Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy 15th Annual Gala

March 22, 2017 6:00 PM
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
272 South Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Mar Thu 23

PJDS Open House - Forman Center

March 23, 2017 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
Mar Thu 23

Women's Philanthropy Mitzvah #2

March 23, 2017 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Main Line Reform Temple
410 Montgomery Ave,
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Mar Fri 24

PJDS Stern Center - Grandparents & Special Persons Day

March 24, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
PJDS, Stern Center
49 Haverford Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Mar Sun 26

Kidney Donation Awareness Event

March 26, 2017 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
272 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Renewal is an organization dedicated to assisting people suffering from chronic kidey disease.  Help us raise awareness for those in our community who are in need of a kidney transplant. 

Mar Sun 26

Cracked Voices: Stories of Jewish Political Dissent and Fracture

March 26, 2017 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Sunday, March 26 · 3 pm  At the Museum All tickets $5 Purchase Member tickets Purchase Non-member tickets Sponsored by Temple’s Feinstein Center, Penn’s Katz Center, NMAJH, and Federation.  Stories of Jewish political dissent and fracture, past and present.

Cracked Voices: Stories of Jewish Political Dissent and Fracture
Mar Sun 26

Grand Lady of Jewish Jazz

March 26, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Shaare Shamayim Cultural Center
9768 Verree Street
Philadelphia, PA 19115

Come and enjoy the musical stylings of Israeli performer and composer Zlata Razdolina as she presents original compositions, based on the blending of her personal style with traditional Klezmer jazz. The program will include dynamic dance pieces with elements of jazz, as well as compositions...

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Mar Mon 27

75th Anniversary Gala -- JEVS Human Services

March 27, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hyatt at the Bellevue
200 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

 Honoring Vivian and Oscar (Ossie) Lasko.  The event will feature entertainment by Benj Pasek and Ben Platt from The New York Times Critic’s Pick and Broadway smash hit Dear Evan Hansen. 

Tickets can be purchased here: www.jevshumanservices.org/75thgala
Mar Tue 28

JFCS Board of Directors and Trustees

March 28, 2017 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM
Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Mar Tue 28

Welcoming the Stranger – The Jewish Responsibility to Support Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylees

March 28, 2017 6:00 PM
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch St. Room 200
Philadelphia , PA 19103

Welcoming the Stranger – The Jewish Responsibility to Support Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylees Tuesday, March 28th at 5:30pm (program at 6:00pm) Jewish Community Services Building 2100 Arch St. Room 200, Philadelphia PA 19103 Click here to RSVP You can also RSVP by email to Philadelphia@nif....

Welcoming the Stranger – The Jewish Responsibility to Support Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylees
Mar Wed 29

Beau Biden SHIELD Award

March 29, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Chase Center
815 Justison St
Wilmington, DE 19801

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