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Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel

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300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

December 2018

The Amerita Chamber Players

December 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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The America-Italy Society sponsors a classical concert by the critically acclaimed Amerita Chamber Players. This unique musical ensemble specializes in the work of Italian composers of the 17th and 18th centuries and performs music carefully researched by the music directors. This concert is free and reservations are not required.

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ShaBhakti: A Shabbat Yoga Experience

December 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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One event on January 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join BZBI in an alternative spiritual journey into the heart of Shabbat through yogic movement, meditation and song with Dr. Deborah Glassman. Deborah is a certified yoga teacher and practices and studies an alignment based flow style yoga. Her belief is that yoga is more than postures on a sticky mat and is a way to connect with your true self as a manifestation of the divine. She tries to carry her practice of yoga off the mat into her daily life as…

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Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

December 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

December 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

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January 2019

Praying in the Round

January 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Participate in the alternative Shabbat prayer experience with Rabbi Goldman. People of all backgrounds are welcome to join this informal service in the round, full of song and conversation, and a creative Torah Service.

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Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

January 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

January 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

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Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

January 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

January 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

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The First Pages

January 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2019

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

In this set of three interactive sessions taught by Michael Carasik, participants will encounter “the first page” of the Bible, the Mishnah, the Talmud, the midrash, and Rashi’s commentary. Each session consists of an introduction setting the historical stage for the text; learning in small hevruta-style groups of 2 or 3, focused on questions I will pose; and a follow-up discussion of possible answers to those questions and what they tell us about the text.  This set of classes is…

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The First Pages

January 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2019

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

In this set of three interactive sessions taught by Michael Carasik, participants will encounter “the first page” of the Bible, the Mishnah, the Talmud, the midrash, and Rashi’s commentary. Each session consists of an introduction setting the historical stage for the text; learning in small hevruta-style groups of 2 or 3, focused on questions I will pose; and a follow-up discussion of possible answers to those questions and what they tell us about the text.  This set of classes is…

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ShaBhakti: A Shabbat Yoga Experience

January 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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One event on January 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join BZBI in an alternative spiritual journey into the heart of Shabbat through yogic movement, meditation and song with Dr. Deborah Glassman. Deborah is a certified yoga teacher and practices and studies an alignment based flow style yoga. Her belief is that yoga is more than postures on a sticky mat and is a way to connect with your true self as a manifestation of the divine. She tries to carry her practice of yoga off the mat into her daily life as…

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ShaBhakti: A Shabbat Yoga Experience

January 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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One event on January 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

Join BZBI in an alternative spiritual journey into the heart of Shabbat through yogic movement, meditation and song with Dr. Deborah Glassman. Deborah is a certified yoga teacher and practices and studies an alignment based flow style yoga. Her belief is that yoga is more than postures on a sticky mat and is a way to connect with your true self as a manifestation of the divine. She tries to carry her practice of yoga off the mat into her daily life as…

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Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

January 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

January 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

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The First Pages

January 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2019

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

In this set of three interactive sessions taught by Michael Carasik, participants will encounter “the first page” of the Bible, the Mishnah, the Talmud, the midrash, and Rashi’s commentary. Each session consists of an introduction setting the historical stage for the text; learning in small hevruta-style groups of 2 or 3, focused on questions I will pose; and a follow-up discussion of possible answers to those questions and what they tell us about the text.  This set of classes is…

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February 2019

Praying in the Round

February 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Participate in the alternative Shabbat prayer experience with Rabbi Goldman. People of all backgrounds are welcome to join this informal service in the round, full of song and conversation, and a creative Torah Service.

Find out more »

Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

February 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

February 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

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“Zionisms” with Rabbi Joel Seltzer

February 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2019

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

Join Rabbi Joel Seltzer on a four-session intellectual journey through the founding and emerging streams of Zionism; streams that are alive, well, and often in conflict with one another in the modern State of Israel.

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Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

February 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

February 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

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“Zionisms” with Rabbi Joel Seltzer

February 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2019

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

Join Rabbi Joel Seltzer on a four-session intellectual journey through the founding and emerging streams of Zionism; streams that are alive, well, and often in conflict with one another in the modern State of Israel.

Find out more »

ShaBhakti: A Shabbat Yoga Experience

February 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

Join BZBI in an alternative spiritual journey into the heart of Shabbat through yogic movement, meditation and song with Dr. Deborah Glassman. Deborah is a certified yoga teacher and practices and studies an alignment based flow style yoga. Her belief is that yoga is more than postures on a sticky mat and is a way to connect with your true self as a manifestation of the divine. She tries to carry her practice of yoga off the mat into her daily life as…

Find out more »

“Zionisms” with Rabbi Joel Seltzer

February 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2019

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

Join Rabbi Joel Seltzer on a four-session intellectual journey through the founding and emerging streams of Zionism; streams that are alive, well, and often in conflict with one another in the modern State of Israel.

Find out more »

Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

February 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

Find out more »

On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

February 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

Find out more »

“Zionisms” with Rabbi Joel Seltzer

February 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2019

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

Join Rabbi Joel Seltzer on a four-session intellectual journey through the founding and emerging streams of Zionism; streams that are alive, well, and often in conflict with one another in the modern State of Israel.

Find out more »

March 2019

Praying in the Round

March 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Participate in the alternative Shabbat prayer experience with Rabbi Goldman. People of all backgrounds are welcome to join this informal service in the round, full of song and conversation, and a creative Torah Service.

Find out more »

Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

March 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

March 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

Find out more »

Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

March 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

March 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

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Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

March 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

March 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

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Community Shabbat Dinner with Clergy Candidate Rabbi Annie Lewis

March 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

After services, join fellow BZBI members as we welcome the spirit of Shabbat. This is a Shabbat dinner you won’t want to miss, as we celebrate together in a warm and welcoming atmosphere with singing, socializing and conversation over a delicious communal meal. This Shabbat we welcome clergy candidate Rabbi Annie Lewis. After dinner we will hold a Q&A. Rabbi Annie Lewis’ formative Jewish experiences took place at the Jewish Center of Princeton (NJ) and Camp Ramah in the Poconos.…

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Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

March 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

March 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

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April 2019

Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

April 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

April 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

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The Amerita Chamber Players

April 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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The America-Italy Society sponsors a classical concert by the critically acclaimed Amerita Chamber Players. This unique musical ensemble specializes in the work of Italian composers of the 17th and 18th centuries and performs music carefully researched by the music directors. This concert is free and reservations are not required.

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Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

April 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 9, 2019

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

Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you simply want to be able to easily tell each letter on the dreidel apart? Join us at BZBI to learn the basics of Hebrew reading, pronunciation, and comprehension. This is a class for those with no background in the language,…

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On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism for Everyone

April 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 8, 2019

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

Judaism is a world unto itself, encompassing rituals, ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this is the place for you! The American Jewish University’s On One Foot curriculum covers all of the essentials in an interactive format that encourages personal engagement. Join Rabbi Abe Friedman, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and other local rabbis, for a year-long adventure in Jewish learning. This course is ideal for students seeking a basic…

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Rabbits & Lettuce: The History of the Haggadah in Art and Text

April 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Aside from the Bible, there might be more different editions of the Passover Haggadah than any other book in history. The Haggadah and Passover seder originated in the land of Israel after the destruction of the Second Temple, and continue to be one of the most observed Jewish rituals throughout the world. This unique visual presentation will show how the Haggadah's texts and the seder's customs developed over the centuries and how Jews shaped their traditions in reaction to the…

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BZBI, NextGen, the Jewish Graduate Student Network, and Israel Bonds Present Philly Israel Shabbat

April 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Join BZBI, NextGen, the Jewish Graduate Student Network, and Israel Bonds for a Philly Israel Shabbat. Meet up with old friends and make new ones at this Israel themed Shabbat Dinner. Join us for Kabbalat Shabbat service at 6:00 PM then break bread and connect with other young Jewish locals. BZBI folks and unaffiliated friends are welcome. Join with friends on Thursday night to help bake challah and dessert. Space is limited for baking with friends so reserve your spot…

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Shabbhakti: A Shabbat Yoga Experience

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join BZBI in an alternative spiritual journey into the heart of Shabbat through yogic movement, meditation and song with Dr. Deborah Glassman. Deborah is a certified yoga teacher and practices and studies an alignment based flow style yoga. Her belief is that yoga is more than postures on a sticky mat and is a way to connect with your true self as a manifestation of the divine. She tries to carry her practice of yoga off the mat into her daily life as…

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May 2019

“Not in My Back Yard” with Rabbi Abe Friedman

May 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2019

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

Throughout the history of civilization, people have lived in close proximity to other – especially when living in dense urban areas. How do we balance individual property rights against the interests of people living nearby? The Babylonian Talmud deals with this question in the second chapter of Tractate Bava Batra, and our class will offer a survey of the Talmud's approach to neighborliness as well as a conceptual understanding of how Talmud operates. All texts will be provided in English…

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The Amerita Chamber Players

May 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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The America-Italy Society sponsors a classical concert by the critically acclaimed Amerita Chamber Players. This unique musical ensemble specializes in the work of Italian composers of the 17th and 18th centuries and performs music carefully researched by the music directors. This concert is free and reservations are not required.

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Praying in the Round

May 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Participate in the alternative Shabbat prayer experience with Rabbi Goldman. People of all backgrounds are welcome to join this informal service in the round, full of song and conversation, and a creative Torah Service.

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Marom Rosh Hodesh

May 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

The morning will begin with a special Marom Rosh Hodesh as we celebrate the new month by singing the joyous Hallel prayer. This month, in honor of the start of Iyyar, we are kicking up our Rosh Hodesh celebration a notch. Join us for a special morning prayer service. Rabbi Goldman and the Marom Band will lead a festive musical Hallel experience. Come ready to sing and dance.

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Psychoanalysis in Israel: Trauma, Anti-Semitism, and Victimization

May 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Join us for our Sixth Annual Jewish Thought & Psychoanalysis Lecture as we welcome Dr. Eran J. Rolnik from Tel-Aviv. He is a noted psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and historian. He will share with us his unique perspective on the development of psychoanalytic discourse in Israel. Few chapters in the history of psychoanalysis are as densely packed with transcultural, ideological, and moral issues as the coming of psychoanalysis to Jewish Palestine – a geopolitical space which bears some of the deepest scars…

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“Not in My Back Yard” with Rabbi Abe Friedman

May 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2019

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

Throughout the history of civilization, people have lived in close proximity to other – especially when living in dense urban areas. How do we balance individual property rights against the interests of people living nearby? The Babylonian Talmud deals with this question in the second chapter of Tractate Bava Batra, and our class will offer a survey of the Talmud's approach to neighborliness as well as a conceptual understanding of how Talmud operates. All texts will be provided in English…

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“Not in My Back Yard” with Rabbi Abe Friedman

May 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2019

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

Throughout the history of civilization, people have lived in close proximity to other – especially when living in dense urban areas. How do we balance individual property rights against the interests of people living nearby? The Babylonian Talmud deals with this question in the second chapter of Tractate Bava Batra, and our class will offer a survey of the Talmud's approach to neighborliness as well as a conceptual understanding of how Talmud operates. All texts will be provided in English…

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Shabbhakti: A Shabbat Yoga Experience

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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One event on January 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join BZBI in an alternative spiritual journey into the heart of Shabbat through yogic movement, meditation and song with Dr. Deborah Glassman. Deborah is a certified yoga teacher and practices and studies an alignment based flow style yoga. Her belief is that yoga is more than postures on a sticky mat and is a way to connect with your true self as a manifestation of the divine. She tries to carry her practice of yoga off the mat into her daily life as…

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“Not in My Back Yard” with Rabbi Abe Friedman

May 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2019

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

Throughout the history of civilization, people have lived in close proximity to other – especially when living in dense urban areas. How do we balance individual property rights against the interests of people living nearby? The Babylonian Talmud deals with this question in the second chapter of Tractate Bava Batra, and our class will offer a survey of the Talmud's approach to neighborliness as well as a conceptual understanding of how Talmud operates. All texts will be provided in English…

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“Not in My Back Yard” with Rabbi Abe Friedman

May 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2019

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

Throughout the history of civilization, people have lived in close proximity to other – especially when living in dense urban areas. How do we balance individual property rights against the interests of people living nearby? The Babylonian Talmud deals with this question in the second chapter of Tractate Bava Batra, and our class will offer a survey of the Talmud's approach to neighborliness as well as a conceptual understanding of how Talmud operates. All texts will be provided in English…

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June 2019

“Not in My Back Yard” with Rabbi Abe Friedman

June 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2019

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

Throughout the history of civilization, people have lived in close proximity to other – especially when living in dense urban areas. How do we balance individual property rights against the interests of people living nearby? The Babylonian Talmud deals with this question in the second chapter of Tractate Bava Batra, and our class will offer a survey of the Talmud's approach to neighborliness as well as a conceptual understanding of how Talmud operates. All texts will be provided in English…

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“Not in My Back Yard” with Rabbi Abe Friedman

June 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2019

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

Throughout the history of civilization, people have lived in close proximity to other – especially when living in dense urban areas. How do we balance individual property rights against the interests of people living nearby? The Babylonian Talmud deals with this question in the second chapter of Tractate Bava Batra, and our class will offer a survey of the Talmud's approach to neighborliness as well as a conceptual understanding of how Talmud operates. All texts will be provided in English…

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July 2019

Shabbhakti: A Shabbat Yoga Experience

July 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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One event on January 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join BZBI in an alternative spiritual journey into the heart of Shabbat through yogic movement, meditation and song with Dr. Deborah Glassman. Deborah is a certified yoga teacher and practices and studies an alignment based flow style yoga. Her belief is that yoga is more than postures on a sticky mat and is a way to connect with your true self as a manifestation of the divine. She tries to carry her practice of yoga off the mat into her daily life as…

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August 2019

Shabbhakti: A Shabbat Yoga Experience

August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join BZBI in an alternative spiritual journey into the heart of Shabbat through yogic movement, meditation and song with Dr. Deborah Glassman. Deborah is a certified yoga teacher and practices and studies an alignment based flow style yoga. Her belief is that yoga is more than postures on a sticky mat and is a way to connect with your true self as a manifestation of the divine. She tries to carry her practice of yoga off the mat into her daily life as…

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September 2019

Yesod Friday Night Dinner

September 6, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Join other Center City Jews in creating Friday night community at the first Yesod Friday Night Dinner! Dinner will start after our 7:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat. For many, sharing Friday night dinner in community  forms the foundation of their Jewish lives. Shabbat allows us to go out into the world knowing that each week we return to our steadfast yesod (foundation). Yesod aims to bring adults together in a warm, inclusive, and authentic community-building Shabbat experience. Everyone is welcome. Our…

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Shabbhakti: A Shabbat Yoga Experience

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join BZBI in an alternative spiritual journey into the heart of Shabbat through yogic movement, meditation and song with Dr. Deborah Glassman. Deborah is a certified yoga teacher and practices and studies an alignment based flow style yoga. Her belief is that yoga is more than postures on a sticky mat and is a way to connect with your true self as a manifestation of the divine. She tries to carry her practice of yoga off the mat into her daily life as…

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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

September 16, 2019 @ 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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Selichot Soul Spa: Philadelphia Community Selichot

September 21, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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First Day of Rosh Hashanah for Children & Teens

September 30, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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October 2019

Second Day of Rosh Hashanah

October 1, 2019 @ 9:00 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, 9:00 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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Second Day of Rosh Hashanah for Children & Teens

October 1, 2019 @ 9:00 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, 10:30 AM, for students in grades 3-7 Babysitting There will be babysitting for ages 18 months – 4 years old from 9:00 AM until the end of services. We are providing childcare for children…

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Kol Nidre

October 8, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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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 - Musical prelude begins 5:45 PM, services begin 6:00 PM. 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 and Rabbi Goldman's evocative singing, weaving…

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Yom Kippur Morning

October 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 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 5779 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 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 and Rabbi Goldman’s…

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Yom Kippur Morning for Children & Teens

October 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 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. Service for Families with Young Children, 9:00 AM, in the Lower Wolfsohn Auditorium. 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 – 4 years old…

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Yom Kippur for Families with Young Children

October 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Let’s Welcome a Sweet New Year Together! 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 thinking about making better choices in the year ahead as a new year is ushered in.  

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Yom Kippur Afternoon

October 9, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Congregant Hour, 2:15-4:00 PM, in the Chapel Public Yizkor, 4:00 PM, in the Chapel All members of the community are invited to join us at this sacred afternoon service in which we offer prayers in memory of our relatives and friends who have passed on. You are welcome to stay for Mincha. Yom Kippur Restorative Yoga, 4:30 PM, in Lower Wolfsohn Please join Deborah Glassman in a yoga practice on the afternoon of Yom Kippur. After cleansing your spiritual- self,…

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Shabbhakti: A Shabbat Yoga Experience

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join BZBI in an alternative spiritual journey into the heart of Shabbat through yogic movement, meditation and song with Dr. Deborah Glassman. Deborah is a certified yoga teacher and practices and studies an alignment based flow style yoga. Her belief is that yoga is more than postures on a sticky mat and is a way to connect with your true self as a manifestation of the divine. She tries to carry her practice of yoga off the mat into her daily life as…

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First Day of Sukkot Morning

October 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join BZBI as we celebrate the holiday of Sukkot. We will all have Kiddush in the Sukkah after services. Sukkot begins five days after Yom Kippur and is named for the sukkot (temporary huts) we build in honor of the holiday. BZBI will build a sukkah on the corner of 18th and Spruce to celebrate all seven days of the holiday days and its intermediate days. According to rabbinic tradition, the sukkah represents the huts the Israelites dwelt in while…

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Second Day of Sukkot Morning

October 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Join BZBI as we celebrate the holiday of Sukkot. The service will be held in the Kahaner Auditorium. We will all have Kiddush in the Sukkah after services. Sukkot begins five days after Yom Kippur and is named for the sukkot (temporary huts) we build in honor of the holiday. BZBI will build a sukkah on the corner of 18th and Spruce to celebrate all seven days of the holiday days and its intermediate days. According to rabbinic tradition, the…

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Hoshana Rabba

October 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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During Hoshana Rabba services, worshipers hold the lulav and etrog (the palm ­branch, the citron, the willows, and the myrtles), and make seven circuits around the room while reciting Hoshana hymns - entreating God to deliver us, especially from famine and drought. The service concludes with attendees taking bunches of willows and beating them on the ground three times so that the leaves fall off--a symbolic representation of the rain, required for good crops, which beats on the leaves.   Order…

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Shemini Atzeret & Yizkor

October 21, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

On Shemini Atzeret, the eighth day of Sukkot, our community comes together to chant a special prayer pleading for rain, as rain symbolizes prosperity. Shemini Atzeret is also one of the holidays giving us the opportunity to observe Yizkor to remember and reflect on our departed loved ones. Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch drew out the meaning of the holiday from the word atzeret, which he translated as “to gather” or “to store up.” Therefore, on this final day of celebration,…

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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

October 28, 2019 @ 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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November 2019

Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

November 4, 2019 @ 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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

November 11, 2019 @ 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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

November 18, 2019 @ 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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

November 25, 2019 @ 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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December 2019

Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

December 2, 2019 @ 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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

December 9, 2019 @ 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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

December 16, 2019 @ 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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January 2020

Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

January 13 @ 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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

January 20 @ 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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

January 27 @ 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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February 2020

Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

February 3 @ 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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

February 10 @ 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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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March 2020

Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Online Mondays: Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

March 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. To join the class now, please complete a "contact us" message by clicking here Access by Desktop or…

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Online Mondays: Exploring Talmud with Rabbi Stone

March 30 @ 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. To join the class now, please complete a "contact us" message by clicking here Access by Desktop or…

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