Friday, October 31, 2014 Heshvan 7, 5775

Jewish Events in Philadelphia

The Jewish Exponent’s Community Calendar is the go-to, searchable resource for finding Jewish events across Greater Philadelphia. Search all over Philly and the entire Delaware Valley for Jewish events by Category, Type, Location, Audience or Date. Organizations planning large events should check the date on the Federation's Planning Calendar in case there are any conflicts.

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Wed. Nov 5
Book Shelf to Box Office
11:15 AM-12:15 PM
You’ve read the book. You may have seen the movie. Now learn how the two came together. October 22-December 17 (8 sessions) No class November 26 11:15am-12:15pm Instructed by Anne Johnston, Book...
Wed. Nov 5
Afternoon at the Movies
1:00 PM
The Flaws and Foibles of Humankind: Preston Sturges’ Unique Take on the Human Race As Shakespeare once said about plays and players: “O, how they do light up the sky.” Well, let’s lighten up our sky...
Wed. Nov 5
King David: Man of Many Faces
1:00 PM-2:15 PM
Explore the life and writers of the most famous king of Israel. Follow the highs and lows of the shepherd who sang to The Lord and coveted his neighbor’s wife. This is a biblical soap opera. November...
Thu. Nov 6
Opera
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Explore Operas that demonstrate different kinds of protagonists: the epic hero and heroine, the bourgeois hero and heroine, the anti-hero and heroine. Complete Opera performances will be viewed and...
Thu. Nov 6
The Truce
11:15 AM-12:15 PM
We will continue the story of the various crises which bounced us from one war to the next. October 23-December 18 (8 sessions) No class November 27 11:15am-12:15pm Instructed by Dr. Natalie Isser,...
Thu. Nov 6
American Operas Revisited
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
At his time America is producing more new operas than any other country. However, there’s always been a spotty history of strong American operas. Come and see four outstanding, successful operas...
Thu. Nov 6
Jewish History in the “First Person”
1:15 PM-2:15 PM
This course explores major themes in Jewish history as reflected in excerpts from the letters and memoirs of Jews living in various historical periods. We are pleased to have Dr. Friedman lecture for...
Sun. Nov 9
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Internationally-acclaimed authors, comedians, dignitaries, performers, and artists will all appear at this year's Festival, and all events are open to the community. This year's headliners include...
Sun. Nov 9
Father Patrick Desbois, keynote speaker
3:00 PM-6:00 PM
Gratz College will present the Arnold and Esther Tuzman Memorial Holocaust Teach-In on Sunday, November 9, 2014, from 3:00-6:00 pm, in commemoration of Kristallnacht. Father Patrick Desbois will be...
Mon. Nov 10
Painting
9:45 AM-12:00 PM
Enjoy the excitement of learning to draw and paint. Basic instruction given in drawing composition, mixing colors, etc. Students to furnish own materials (list available). Class size limited. October...

Upgraded Events

Thu. Nov 20
Beneath the Helmet Movie Screening
Upgraded Listing
Temple Sinai
7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tue. Dec 2
Upgraded Listing
Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
7:00 PM
Sat. Dec 6
Israeli Art & Craft Show - A Walk Down Ben Yehuda Street
Upgraded Listing
Har Zion Temple
7:00 PM-6:00 PM

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