Friday, November 21, 2014 Heshvan 28, 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. Dec 3
The War to End All Wars
10:45 AM-11:45 AM
This year marks the 100th anniversary of World War I. The war and the peace treaty that followed played an enormously significant role in the events leading up to the resumption of war in 1939. We...
Wed. Dec 3
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. Dec 3
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. Dec 3
7:00 PM
Enjoy an evening of mah jongg with the Sisterhood of Old York Road – Temple Beth Am at 7 p.m., For more information call 215-886-8000.
Thu. Dec 4
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. Dec 4
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. Dec 4
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. Dec 4
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...
Thu. Dec 4
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Join the Gershman Y for a preview screening of the documentary Blue Like Me. The film profiles artist Siona Benjamin and explores the central themes of her work. Filmmaker Hal Rifkin and Siona...
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Thu. Dec 4
7:00 PM
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am will watch and then discuss this movie, described as a tragicomedy, about two Israeli car salesmen and their effort to sell a rare Lincoln Continental limousine...

Upgraded Events

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
Sat. Dec 20
Upgraded Listing
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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