Boomrs: Super Oneg

Join us for Shabbat services at 6:00pm and stay for our Super Oneg in the Community Room. It's a chance to mix and mingle with old and new friends while enjoying a "slice, "a "sweet," and a "sip!
Cost: $5/person. We will provide the pizza and we ask everyone to bring a dessert to share and wine or the spirits of your choice. RSVP to Patsy Herman and let her know you will join us. All are welcome.

Sunday Seminar: Your Ethical Legacy with Rabbi David Levin

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 will share the wisdom of our tradition, as well as new and unique approaches to creating your own Ethical Will. 

RSVP to Candice Nemoff. Questions? Contact Charles Kline

Discover Israel Through a Filmmaker’s Lens

The Beit Berl College Film Department students, one Arab and one Jewish, shine a light on the little-seen issues in Israel. A discussion with the filmmakers will follow the films.

Join together for a light dinner. A donation of $10 is suggested. RSVP here

This program is funded in part by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Israeli Cultural Fund.

Sponsored by Richard Berkman & Toni Seidl.

RS Meet Up at the Women's March

Please join us in the Philly Women Rally March which will leave RS (following Torah Study; you are welcome to get inspiration with us there at 9:15am!) at 10:30am on Sat., Jan. 19, for a meet-up at TGIF’s, 1776 Ben Franklin Pkwy at 11:00am.

We'll march from there to Eakins Oval at the Art Museum. The March protests sexism, gun violence, racism, antisemitism, and Islamophobia and supports equal pay for equal work, the LGBTQ community and Time’s Up. These are our issues! Let’s follow Rabbi Maderer’s call to have a seat at the table.

Sing Hallelujah at the Kimmel Center

Cantor Erin Frankel and our Makheilah: The RS Choir will be performing on the stage of Verizon Hall! Over 100 singers from the Delaware Valley Jewish Community will come together in a program titled “Sing Hallelujah” on Wednesday, February 20 at 8:00pm.

The special guest on the program is Cantor Alberto Mizrahi, a well-known performer in the Jewish world!

Tickets are available through the Kimmel Center with a 15% discount when you use the code RS15.


RSTY 1-2-3, 4-5 Pop Rock & Painting

RSTY 1-2-3 and RSTY 4-5 will enjoy an afternoon of a pop-rock (hip hop dance) class taught by a professional dancer and a step-by-step canvas painting class by a professional artist! 1st-2nd-3rd graders will participate in classes as one group, while 4th-5th graders will be in a separate group, and each group will have a chance to enjoy both activities with their peers.

Dress for a mess and to dance!
*The activities will begin at 1:15 pm (after youth choir) -- children who are not in youth choir will have a pizza lunch in Teller.*

LGBTQ Social Justice Meeting

The history of RS embodies a broad vision of social justice, which extends beyond our walls to all our brothers and sisters, regardless of race, religion, economic status, sexual orientation or identity. As we pursue this vision, we work to carry out our goal of enhancing LGBTQ.  As the Torah proclaims, “Justice, justice shall you pursue.” (Deuteronomy 16:20).  We call LGBTQ and ally congregants to join us for the inaugural meeting of the RS LGBTQ Task Force. For more information contact Heshie Zinman.


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