Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Tishri 30, 5776
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
$20 General Public BZBI Members: $18 Students with valid ID: $5
18th and Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Established in 1946, just after the Holocaust and prior to the founding of the State of Israel, BZBI has served the community around Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square for more than 60 years. Formed by the union of three congregations, BZBI has been

Sicha at BZBI: The Best Conversations in Center City

February 22, 2014 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Sicha at BZBI (Sicha: conversation, Hebrew)

A new BZBI series featuring provocative discussions between current Jewish authors and local experts

Author Katka Reszke and Prof. Michael Steinlauf, Director of the Gratz Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program, Discuss Return of the Jew: Identity Narratives of the Third Post-Holocaust Generation of Jews in Poland

A new, "unexpected" generation of Jews made an appearance in Poland after the fall of communism. Today Poland is experiencing what some have called the a "renaissance of Jewish culture." At the same time, more and more Poles are discovering their Jewish roots and are beginning to seek forms of Jewish affiliation. Return of the Jew asks, "can there be 'authentic' Jewish life in Poland after generations of oppression?"

More Events from Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel

Mon. Oct 19
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel offers a tour of great Jewish thinkers with its Center City Beit Midrash, which begins Monday, October 19 at the synagogue, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Beth Sholom Congregation
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Congregation Beth Solomon Community Center
6:45 PM-7:00 PM

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