Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Elul 28, 5774

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
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...
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...
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...
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...
Mon. Nov 10
Current Events
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
A lively discussion-oriented class focusing on local, national and international issues, with an emphasis on politics. October 20-December 8 (8 sessions) 10:00-11:00am Instructed by Chuck Feldman, MA...
Mon. Nov 10
Music Operetta to Showboat
1:00 PM-2:15 PM
What are the roots of American musical theater? Learn about operetta from Europe and how it contributed to the American musical spirit. October 20-December 8 (8 sessions) 1:00-2:15pm Instructed by...

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Thu. Sep 25
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P'nai Or Jewish Renewal Congregation
10:00 AM
Wed. Oct 29
Rabbi Charles Sherman
Upgraded Listing
7:30 PM-9:30 PM

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