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September 2019

Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

This year-long course with Rabbi Ira Stone will provide an introduction to the length and breadth of this unique and important literature at the heart of post-temple Judaism. It will include a deep dive into the opening chapter of the first tractate, berachot. This course requires registration. Tuition includes a full year of classes, beginning after Labor Day and concluding before Shavuot. Sign up with the form below: EmbedManager.embed({ key: "https://fs28.formsite.com/res/showFormEmbed?EParam=m_OmK8apOTAHWqMpAjfv1oswdkdWh1NuFzpUCZwnDno&183847374", width: "100%", mobileResponsive: true });

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Early Childhood Kabbalat Shabbat Dinner

September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
$10.00

Bring in the Light of Shabbat! We are looking forward to having all of our children and families come together to welcome Shabbat and celebrate the joy and possibilities of a New Year. Join us for a delicious catered dinner and a wonderful opportunity to socialize with friends, meet new families, schmooze with teachers, connect with our clergy and bring in the light of Shabbat. Dinner is $10 per family. Register below. הִנֵּה מַה טּוֹב וּמַה נָעִים שֶבֶת אַחִים גַם…

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Selichot Soul Spa: Philadelphia Community Selichot

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

With the Selichot service we usher in the Days of Awe. This year we will enter into the Days of Awe with a communal musical Selichot. Join us for a spiritually rousing and heart-opening evening of music, prayer, and contemplation, with clergy and prayer leaders from BZBI, Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir, and Society Hill Synagogue. The evening will begin with Havdalah with refreshments to follow.

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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

This year-long course with Rabbi Ira Stone will provide an introduction to the length and breadth of this unique and important literature at the heart of post-temple Judaism. It will include a deep dive into the opening chapter of the first tractate, berachot. This course requires registration. Tuition includes a full year of classes, beginning after Labor Day and concluding before Shavuot. Sign up with the form below: EmbedManager.embed({ key: "https://fs28.formsite.com/res/showFormEmbed?EParam=m_OmK8apOTAHWqMpAjfv1oswdkdWh1NuFzpUCZwnDno&183847374", width: "100%", mobileResponsive: true });

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Serving Dinner at St. Mary’s Church

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Mary’s Church, 1831 Bainbridge Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146 United States
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Join BZBI in giving the gift of your time. We will be serving a dinner to the group of men who shelter at St. Mary's Church, a Bethesda Project shelter. Sign up here. We ask people to sign up to cook and or/serve food. We will be serving hot food to a group of 40 men at St. Mary's Church, 1831 Bainbridge. Food can be prepared in advance and dropped off at the Church on that day if you cannot…

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RH²: Rosh Hashanah in Rittenhouse Square

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Rittenhouse Square, 18th and Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Celebrating the Jewish High Holy Days is as easy as a walk in the park. Join us once again in Rittenhouse Square and mark the New Year with an evening of spirited music and a family-friendly service. RH² is FREE and open to the public. 5:00PM Concert with the Marom Band. 6:00 PM Traditional service for Rosh Hashanah Eve led by the BZBI clergy. Bring a lawn chair • Grab a blanket • Pack a picnic No formal attire required. We…

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First Day of Rosh Hashanah for Children & Teens

September 30 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Children of all ages are invited to attend the service with their grown ups or are welcome to join their peers in meaningful High Holy Day engagement. Bonim and Gan service, 10:00 AM for 4 years old through Kindergarten 1st and 2nd grade service, 10:00 AM Junior Congregation, 11:30 AM, for students in grades 3-7 Babysitting There will be babysitting for ages 18 months – 3 years old will be offered from 8:30 AM until the end of services. We are…

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First Day of Rosh Hashanah

September 30 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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We look forward to welcoming the New Year 5780 at our High Holy Day services. Recognizing the Jewish diversity within our community, BZBI offers two different inclusive, egalitarian tefillah (prayer) experiences for the High Holidays. All of our services welcome adults and families seeking an uplifting spiritual experience. Goldberg Sanctuary Service, 8:30 AM The Goldberg Sanctuary Service offers a moving tefillah experience led by Rabbis Abe Friedman, Annie Lewis, and Yosef Goldman. The High Holy Days liturgy is enhanced by inspiring readings…

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Rosh Hashanah for Families with Young Children

September 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join the Rabbi Max, Stacey, and Merissa as they lead a family-friendly service for children ages 5 and under and their “grown-ups” that will have us singing, blessing and listening to the sounds of the shofar  as a new year is ushered in. Not in our Early Childhood program? Contact Rebecca Krasner, our Community Engagement Specialist, for passes.

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Community Tashlich

September 30 @ 5:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Schuylkill River Trail – Philadelphia to Valley Forge, Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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On Rosh Hashanah afternoon, we gather beside flowing waters to unburden ourselves of the baggage from the past year that no longer serves us. Join for tashlich on the Schuylkill River at Locust Street, together with members of Mekor Habracha and Leyv Ha-Ir, followed by a brief Mincha service. In the event of rain, we hold the service in the same location on the second day of Rosh Hashanah.

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