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May 15, 2020

05/15/2020 02:07:06 PM


Save the Date! AJ Trivia Night!
Join us on Sunday, May 24 for a fun-filled, family friendly trivia night! Fantastic prizes and interesting tidbits guaranteed! The event will begin at 7:30 after evening minyan. Stay tuned for more details. We look forward to seeing you there!

Do You Know a Graduate?
During Shabbat services on Saturday, June 13, we will be honoring our high school and college graduates. Please let us know of any family members who have graduations coming up so that we can include them. Send an email to

An Exclusive Conversation with JTS Chancellor Arnold  M. Eisen
Join us on Zoom on Tuesday, May 19 at 7:00 PM for a conversation with JTS Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen. Chancellor Eisen's 14-year tenure will end on June 30. At one of his last appearances as Chancellor, join him as he reflects on his time leading JTS, and the challenges that JTS and the Jewish world face in the years to come. 

Chancellor Eisen will discuss:

  • Expansion of JTS curriculum and programming to better prepare leaders for the challenges of modern Jewish life;
  • Completion of the new JTS campus that exemplifies Jewish values of community, accessibility, and scholarship; and
  • Challenges facing JTS and Jews around the world as a result of the pandemic and its effect on Jewish practice and engagement. 

This is an exclusive event for Friends of JTS synagogues and their congregants. Please register here.

Please note: Tuesday evening minyan will be at 8:00 PM and Rav Shai's Tuesday night class is cancelled.

Jewish Population Study | Community Townhall Meetings.
The 2019 Community Portrait Jewish Population Study provides a wealth of information to allow our communities to better understand the basic socio-economic, demographic and public health trends across the region's Jewish population. There are many interesting findings from the study about each of our unique communities within the Greater Philadelphia area. Federation invites you to join them for virtual Town Hall Meetings to learn more about each of these communities. The time options for the Old York Road Corridor are below; a Jewish Federation representative will present the same information at both times. Each presentation will be tailored to that specific region and followed by a Q & A session. You are welcome to register for as many sessions as you'd like to attend.

Old York Road Corridor | Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Register for the afternoon: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Register for the evening: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

If you have questions about these Zoom webinars or would like to submit a question in advance of a webinar, please contact

Needed! Homemade Masks for Einstein Patients
The City of Philadelphia has a significant number of new COVID-19 cases & hospitalizations continue to rise. Inner city neighborhoods are being hit harder by this highly communicable disease. Masks help stop the spread. Einstein is in need of hand-crafted masks to give to our patients to help keep others safe and preserve medical grade masks for staff. Can you help? You can download the instructions here. Your support would be much appreciated!

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