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Congregation Rodeph Shalom

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615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States

January 2017

Shabbat Service Honoring the Legacy of MLK

January 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States

Please join us as we welcome Pastor Pamela K. Williams and her congregation, Ark of Refuge Tabernacle of Philadelphia, Inc., to join with us in a spirited Shabbat service honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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June 2017

Pride Shabbat

June 16, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Please join us for a festive pRiSm Pride Shabbat dinner immediately following Shabbat services. This year, in addition to our festive Pride dinner, we will be screen printing custom pRiSm t-shirts which can be worn to the Pride Parade on Sunday June 18th. Dinner is BYOB. All are welcome. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children, includes dinner AND t-shirt. RSVP by June 7th. To register visit: https://rodephshalom.org/pride-weekend-2017 Keynote address delivered by, Amber Hikes, Executive Director, Office of…

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November 2017

Installation Shabbat Service of Rabbi Jill L. Maderer

November 3, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Women

Join us in celebrating the installation of our new senior rabbi, Rabbi Jill L. Maderer Friday, November 3 Installation: Shabbat Evening Service and Dinners, 5:00-9:00 pm https://rodephshalom.org/community/installation-celebration-our-senior-rabbi-rabbi-jill-l-maderer 5:00 pm: Pizza & lemonade party for Families with Young Children, Bercaz Limud (Religious School), and Buerger Early Learning Center Families ($10/adult, $5/child). For more information, contact Jen King at j.king@mac.com. 5:30 pm: Pre-oneg and L'chaim (toast) 6:00 pm: Shabbat Service with Installation Ceremony 7:30 pm: Community Shabbat Dinner. $36/adult, $18/child (12 and…

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January 2018

The Soap Myth starring Ed Asner & Johanna Day

January 31, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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The soap myth

The Soap Myth A play reading by Jeff Cohen Starring Seven-time Emmy Award Winner Ed Asner and Two-time Tony Award Nominee Johanna Day This play reading explores the conflict between those who would sustain and honor the memory of the Holocaust and those who would desecrate and deny it. Doors open at 6:15pm. Performance begins promptly at 7pm and will run for 90 minutes without intermission, followed by a 30 minute Q&A. Tickets start at $18. Thank you to our…

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April 2018

Small Bites, Big Flavor: The World of Jewish Appetizers

April 22, 2018 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Burger

When it comes to Jewish cuisine, bold main dishes like brisket and pastrami get all the glory. But behind every great dinner - or more precisely before it - there's a great appetizer. This interactive cooking demo, led by food writer and cookbook author Leah Koenig, will explore Jewish cooking's vibrant and delicious world of noshes, mezze, dips, and small bites. Discover the history behind this under-appreciated category and learn to make dishes like Eastern European-inspired smoked trout crostini and…

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January 2018

A Conversation about Jewish Disability & Inclusion Resources

January 28, 2018 | 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Jewish disability awareness & inclusion

Judith Creed, Board Chair of Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence, and Rachel Buxbaum, Licensed Social Worker at Jewish Adoption Family Care Options, will lead a special program as part of Jewish Disabilities and Inclusion Awareness Month (February), on how their organizations and services help Jewish individuals with disabilities in the Philadelphia area.

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February 2018

Family-friendly Congregational Purim Celebration

February 28, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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famliy

Dress in your 80s best and gather in the Community Room before the Megillah Reading for pizza, salads, desserts, and beer brewed by our very own BrewRS. Sign up to bring an appetizer or dessert at http://bit.ly/2Eivf2h A Megillah Reading with Berkman Mercaz Limud/Confirmation Academy students and adult readers will be held following the light dinner. Dress in your 80’s best for a totally cool Purim Spiel called “The Totally Rad ‘80s Spiel.” Mitzvah opportunities at the celebration: Shalach Manot:…

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March 2018

Shabbat Evening Service with Guest Cantor Natalie Young

March 9, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Girl

Discover the rich and powerful melodies of award-winning composer, Cantor Natalie Young of Temple Beth El in Aliso Viejo, California. Ani Kinor: The RS Orchestra, Makheilah: The RS Choir, and the RS Youth Choir will join Cantor Young. Following the service, join us for a Community Shabbat Dinner and Coffeehouse-Style Concert. Cost: $25/adult, $10/child until February 26. $36/adult, $10/child after February 26. Sponsored by the Miles Jellinek Music Fund, with generous support from the Jellinek family.

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Congregational Second Night Seder

March 31, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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God

Join your Rodeph Shalom family for a multi-generational Seder led by our clergy. Members and prospective members of all ages are invited to share the joys of Passover together. EARLY BIRD PRICING (through March 16): Members: $40/adult and $15/child (ages 3-12) through March 16. Non-members: $45/adult and $15/child (ages 3-12) through March 16. REGULAR PRICING (after March 16): Members: $45/adult; $18/child (3-12); Free for children under 3. Non-members: $50/adult; $18/child (3-12). For for children under 3. RSVP pre-payment deadline: March…

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April 2018

A Conversation on Trans Adolescent Health with Dr. Rachel Levine

April 8, 2018 | 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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DR. Rachel levine

A Conversation about Adolescent Health, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity with Dr. Rachel Levine, Secretary of Health and Physician General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Dr. Levine will focus on the psychological, social, and medical issues that face young people who are transgender and gender non-binary. A panel discussion will follow Dr. Levine's talk, facilitated by Phoenix Schneider, of Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia. Register by Thursday, April 5. This program was made possible by the Behrend…

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March 2018

Shishi Israeli – Kabbalat Shabbat with an Israeli flavor

March 16, 2018 | 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Kabblat shabbat and dinner lsraeli style

You are invited to a Shishi Israeli event - Kabbalt Shabbat and dinner. Kabbalat Shabbat at 7:15 pm, then will enjoy an Israeli Shabbat dinner, mingle, sing and dance. This evening is in partnership with Congregation Rodeph Shalom The IAC’s mission is to develop community building initiatives designed to engage both the Israeli-American and Jewish-American communities to not only reinforce support for Israel, but to increase interactions between Israeli- Americans and their Jewish-American counterparts. Though ticket sales are closed, there…

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April 2018

Annual Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

April 15, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Jewish martyrs

Join hundreds of members of our community in remembering those who perished and in honoring those Holocaust survivors living in our community. Other program highlights will include: • Nashira, the Jewish Chorale of Philadelphia • The ChaiLights A Cappella • March of the Generations • Memorial Candle Lighting • Honoring of Survivors For more information, contact: Beth Razin 215.832.0536 or brazin@jewishphilly.org

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June 2018

Postponed from April 12: An Evening with Maya Wiley

June 12, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Maya wiley

Maya Wiley, a Cable News Commentator and the Founder and President of the Center for Social Inclusion, will speak about race with a panel discussion to follow. Co-sponsored by POWER Interfaith.

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April 2018

Anat Hoffman: “Women, Democracy, and Pluralism in Israel”

April 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Anat hoffman

Hear Anat Hoffman discuss social justice, religious pluralism, Jewish-Arab coexistence, equal rights for women, LGBTQ, and other minorities. Suggested donation $10. Students are welcome as our guests. Sponsored by the Joseph W. Rosenbluth Fund.

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September 2018

Community Shabbat Dinner Celebrating Sukkot

September 28, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Join us in the sukkah on Friday, September 28 at 7:30pm for great food and klezmer music. BYOB. $30/adult member; $35/adult non-member; $10/child (12 and under); Free for 3 and under by September 20 After September 20, $35/adult member; $40/adult non-member; $10/child (12 and under); Free for 3 and under Co-sponsored by Connection Groups: BoomRS, DiveRSity, Men of RS, pRiSm, and Young Friends PartyKid FriendlySukkot+1

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October 2018

Interfaith Vigil of Solidarity and Hope

October 28, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Please join the Jewish Community Relations Council of Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia at Rodeph Shalom for an interfaith vigil in remembrance of and support for our Jewish brothers and sisters affected by the horrific events at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh Saturday morning. All are welcome.

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November 2018

Dancing with Giants

November 14, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Dancing with Giants starring Tovah Feldshuh Dancing With Giants takes place in the boxing world against the 1930’s rise of Nazi Germany and involves the survival of an unusual friendship among three very different people: an African American (Joe Louis, the American boxing champion), a German boxer (Max Schmeling, Hitler’s favorite boxer) and a wise-cracking New York Jewish boxing promoter (Joe “Yussel the Muscle” Jacobs, played by Tovah Feldshuh). Dancing With Giants, written by David Feldshuh, is a fictionalized account…

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Rodeph Shalom Young Friends Super Oneg!

November 9, 2018 | 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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The Young Friends' monthly Roaming Shabbat dinners are roaming back to RS and we'd like to invite the entire congregation to join us. Bring wine, beer, or dessert to share; we'll cover the pizza and salad. RSVP online by November 6 so we have enough pizza for you! https://rodephshalom.org/super-oneg-all-hosted-young-friends

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February 2019

DiveRSity: Havdalah Potluck & Bollywood Cinema Event

February 9, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Rodeph Shalom DiveRSity Connection Group invites you to an evening of celebration with special guests The Main Line Indian Association Join us for Havdalah (end of Shabbat ceremony) and a Tribute to the Jewish Female Stars of Bollywood Cinema by watching and learning the art of Bollywood Dance. Swati Chaturvedi, Director of the Community Bollywood Dance Project, will teach the dancing. This is a potluck event. Please bring a dish to share. All are welcome. RSVP at bit.ly/diversitycelebration We invite…

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January 2019

Shabbat Service Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 18, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Help welcome the Chester Children's Chorus as our guests. The children will sing from our bimah, and you won't want to miss the magic of their music and the mission of this chorus. Dr. John Alston, former Associate Professor of Music at Swarthmore College, founded the Chorus in 1994 to offer Chester children the opportunity to change their lives through music. Today, the Chester Children's Chorus numbers 130 children, ages 8-18, from every school in the city of Chester, PA.…

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Sunday Seminar: Louis Magaziner & Julian Francis Abele Story

January 13, 2019 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Julian Abele, the first African American to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Architecture, and Louis Magaziner, the first Jew to graduate from the same school, forged a bond as students that endured for the rest of their lives. In this illustrated presentation, Magaziner's great-grandniece, Amy Cohen, explores this unusual friendship between two prominent Philadelphian architects. Members of the extended Magaziner family have been part of the Rodeph Shalom community for generations. https://www.facebook.com/events/2732027500355197/

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1928: Rodeph Shalom and the Architecture of Modern Philadelphia

January 27, 2019 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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RS President & Architect Michael Hauptman will discuss the architectural context in which Rodeph Shalom was built– from the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to the PSFS Building – and where the design of RS falls in the transition from turn-of-the-century Beaux Arts Classicism to mid-century Modernism. This event is part of the 90th Anniversary of Our Sanctuary Speaker Series. https://www.facebook.com/events/351539532342060/

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February 2019

Young Friends Roaming Shabbat

February 15, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
Free

Young Friends is hosting a Roaming Shabbat on site immediately after services on Friday, February 15. We will provide (both cheese and vegan) pizza based on headcount so please RSVP ASAP. We encourage you to bring a side dish or dessert to share (get in touch and we can direct you to a refrigerator if you need to keep anything cool during services). Hope to see you there!

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March 2019

What is Old, Make New: Crafting Mosaics with Caring Community

March 5, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Join us for an evening of making mosaics as we find comfort in community and escape the overwhelming stress of the day. Bring old dishes, ceramic pieces/tiles, a hammer, and a pillow case. $35/person. https://www.facebook.com/events/348356022436834/

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February 2019

Dr. Lila Corwin Berman: “City Walls, Gates, and Highways”

February 13, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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What might we learn about how to envision a just city-- and a just world-- from the boundaries and breaches of American Jewish urbanism? Part of the 90th Anniversary Speaker Series; Sponsored by the Broder family. https://www.facebook.com/events/602896653470327/

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March 2019

Discover Israel Through a Filmmaker’s Lens

March 1, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Beit Berl College Film Department students, both Jewish & Arab, shine a light on the little-seen issues in Israel such as friendship among different cultures and defying cultural expectations through their films. A discussion with the filmmakers follows the films. After the discussion, join together for a light dinner. A $10 donation is suggested. This program is funded in part by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Israeli Cultural Fund. Sponsored by Richard Berkman & Toni Seidl. https://www.facebook.com/events/400121904070552/

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If Our Shoes Could Talk with Stuart & Jane Weitzman

March 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Jane is an author and major leader in domestic and global Jewish organizations. Stuart is a successful shoe designer, founder of the globally renowned shoe company bearing his name, a lecturer at various universities, and now a Broadway producer. Jane and Stuart are also Jewish philanthropists. Together, they’ll share stories, their passions, and ways they’re working to make the world a better place. Ivy Barsky, CEO & Gwen Goodman Director of the National Museum of American Jewish History, will conduct…

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Loving the Stranger: Our Moral Response to Immigration #3

March 17, 2019 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Rabbi Kogan, Director of the Institute for Bioethics and Social Justice at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, and an immigrant from Argentina, visits on the weekend of March 15: Friday, March 15: Join us for the Shabbat evening service at 6:00pm when Rabbi Kogan will address "We are All Immigrants." Saturday, March 16: Participate in Torah Study with Rabbi Kogan and our clergy at 9:15am. Sunday, March 17: Attend a Sunday Seminar and discussion on…

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Loving the Stranger: Our Moral Response to Immigration #1

March 15, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Rabbi Kogan, Director of the Institute for Bioethics and Social Justice at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, and an immigrant from Argentina, visits on the weekend of March 15: Friday, March 15: Join us for the Shabbat evening service at 6:00pm when Rabbi Kogan will address "We are All Immigrants." Saturday, March 16: Participate in Torah Study with Rabbi Kogan and our clergy at 9:15am. Sunday, March 17: Attend a Sunday Seminar and discussion on…

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Loving the Stranger: Our Moral Response to Immigration #2

March 16, 2019 | 9:15 am - 10:30 am
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Rabbi Kogan, Director of the Institute for Bioethics and Social Justice at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, and an immigrant from Argentina, visits on the weekend of March 15: Friday, March 15: Join us for the Shabbat evening service at 6:00pm when Rabbi Kogan will address "We are All Immigrants." Saturday, March 16: Participate in Torah Study with Rabbi Kogan and our clergy at 9:15am. Sunday, March 17: Attend a Sunday Seminar and discussion on…

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April 2019

What is Old, Make New: Crafting Mosaics with Caring Community

April 2, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Join us for an evening of making mosaics as we find comfort in community and escape the overwhelming stress of the day. Bring old dishes, ceramic pieces/tiles, a hammer, and a pillow case. $35/person. https://www.facebook.com/events/348356022436834/

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March 2019

Purim Celebrations at RS

March 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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For Children & Adults: Megillah Reading at 6:30pm: Hear the Megillah Reading- the book of Esther. Remember your boxes of pasta as groggers which will be donated to Bebashi! For Adults: Purim Spiel: Shushan Rhapsody at 7:00pm: Sing along to the story of Purim at Shushan Rhapsody, based on the music of Queen. Adult Purim Party at 7:30pm: Following the Purim Spiel, enjoy potluck, pizza, and beer brewed by our very own BrewRS. RSVP and sign up to bring a…

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April 2019

A Talk and Potluck Brunch with Caroline Goldberg Igra

April 14, 2019 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Caroline Goldberg Igra will discuss her book, Count to a Thousand, a poignant novel about an American expatriate whose insular life in Israel is shattered by unanticipated events. She will join us to speak about the real-life story behind its inception. Please bring a potluck item to share. RSVP to Julia Engel (juliafe@comcast.net). Sponsored by RS Women. https://www.facebook.com/events/158376448425362/

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The Final Tally: NIF’s Michal Sella on Israel’s Election Results

April 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Join NIF in Philadelphia the day after the Israeli national elections for a special evening conversation and results analysis with Michal Sella, director of the Center for Policy Change at NIF’s action arm, Shatil. Sign up here: http://secure.nif.org/onlineactions/9TZgwQTW9ECkxhjpezkDZw2 What is the path forward for Israeli democracy? What issues will define the struggle for equality and democracy in Israel in the new Knesset? In the new political landscape, how will we work to defend democracy and our core values like equality…

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March 2019

Your Ethical Legacy with Rabbi David Levin #1

March 24, 2019 | 10:15 am - 1:15 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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The Jewish tradition has always focused on our Ethical Legacy and our connections between the generations. One extraordinary way to connect is through the Ethical Will–a document we share with our loved ones passing on our values and blessings. In this series, Rabbi David Levin from Jewish Relationships Initiative will share the wisdom of our tradition, as well as new and unique approaches to creating your own Ethical Will. RSVP to Candice Nemoff (cnemoff@rodephshalom.org). Questions? Contact Charles Kline (kline44@gmail.com) https://www.facebook.com/events/596753350809993/?event_time_id=596753364143325

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Your Ethical Legacy with Rabbi David Levin #2

March 31, 2019 | 10:15 am - 1:15 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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The Jewish tradition has always focused on our Ethical Legacy and our connections between the generations. One extraordinary way to connect is through the Ethical Will–a document we share with our loved ones passing on our values and blessings. In this series, Rabbi David Levin from Jewish Relationships Initiative will share the wisdom of our tradition, as well as new and unique approaches to creating your own Ethical Will. RSVP to Candice Nemoff (cnemoff@rodephshalom.org). Questions? Contact Charles Kline (kline44@gmail.com) https://www.facebook.com/events/596753350809993/?event_time_id=596753354143326

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

March 31, 2019 | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Appointments are preferred. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE: SIGN UP! Or sign up at www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code: Rodeph Shalom. All donors receive a coupon for a free 16 oz. hot beverage from Wawa. This is the mitzvah project of the 2019 Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class. For more information please contact Monica Kramer Gyuriska. https://www.facebook.com/events/5568605843262789/

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April 2019

RS Women Spring Presentation: A Passover Workshop

April 7, 2019 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Men and women are invited to join in this Passover Workshop at RS. Participate in a community discussion and visit multiple stations focusing on Passover rites and traditions, the Passover meal, Haggadot, and how best to engage children at the seder. All adults welcome. See https://rodephshalom.org/passoverworkshop for information on each station and to RSVP. https://www.facebook.com/events/1961435250633367/

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Congregational Second Night Passover Seder

April 20, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Join together for a multi-generational seder. Members and prospective members of all ages are invited to share the joy of Passover. Register here: https://rodephshalom.org/secondnightseder2019 Space is limited! Your reservation and pre-payment must be received no later than April 15. Early bird pricing available through April 5 Members: $42/adult and $15/child (ages 3-12), free for children under 3 Non-members: $52/adult and $15/child (ages 3-12), free for children under 3 Regular pricing after April 5 Members: $47/adult; $18/child (3-12), free for children…

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If Our Walls Could Talk Film Premiere

April 28, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Join together for the culminating event in our yearlong celebration! Experience the incredible history of the sanctuary of Rodeph Shalom through this special film. Using original footage and interviews with families, viewers will understand the contribution RS has made to the history of Jewish Philadelphia and progressive American Judaism, and why it will continue to be at the forefront for the next century. Tickets are $50/adult (13 and over); $18/child (12 and under); and $180/patron. Purchase tickets at 90filmpremiere.eventbrite.com. A…

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May 2019

Beth Ahavah Plaque Dedication & Commemoration

May 17, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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The ceremony outside of the Grooms Room includes the installation of a plaque commemorating the merger of Beth Ahavah and Rodeph Shalom, and a rainbow mezuzah, as a sign of our inclusive community. The Grooms Room was the home of Beth Ahavah from 2006 to 2015, when Beth Ahavah merged with RS. After the ceremony, there will be light refreshments in the Gutman Room. https://www.facebook.com/events/1202017653298850/

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September 2019

Young Friends: Hidden Rodeph Shalom

September 3, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Did you know that Rodeph Shalom has a roof deck? That there's an apiary above the fourth floor? That there's a secret closet featuring dozens of hats willed to the community by a late congregant? Enjoy a screening of a short film about Rodeph Shalom, followed by a tour of RS's hidden highlights led by Jerry Silverman and cocktails and conversation on the roof! RSVP to Alicia Broudy if you can join! Please note that certain stops on the tour,…

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March 2020

Cancelled: Getting to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: A Walk Through Jewish Television

March 18, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19123 United States
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Date: Wednesday, March 18 at 7:00pm David Bianculli and Melissa R. Klapper will take us through the evolution of Jewish television leading up to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. We’ll get an inside look from the perspectives of Bianculli, TV critic, columnist, and radio personality, and Klapper, Professor of History and Director of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rowan University, as to why this award winning television series has become so significant and popular. Note: Seating will be first come, first…

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