Week of Events
At Berkman Mercaz Limud (“learning center”) we foster a sense of love and joy engaging with being Jewish. Building friendships and helping our students feel connected to one another as part of a shared community is foundational and essential to all our programs. To enrich that engagement, we impart Jewish knowledge across a wide spectrum […]
How was a nascent Israel able to turn back the armies of five Arab countries determined to destroy her before she was declared a state? 45 Israeli teenagers, who operated a clandestine bullet factory, code name “Ayalon,” were the secret to Israel’s success! Every day for two and a half years, these brave young people […]
The Jewish Cookbook Club will meet Sunday, February 5 at 12:00 p.m. at RS. Our theme will be salatim, defined by Israeli chef Adeena Sussman as “the spreads, salads, and small plates that mark the opening of a meal.” Pick a recipe, cook, and bring it to share and enjoy. Open to all. Register here.
NEW DATE Monday, February 6 In Judaism, each new moon ushers in a new Jewish month, Rosh Chodesh. RS Women invites you to participate in this meaningful minhag (custom) on Monday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m., off-site. Location provided closer to the event. Register here.
Tuesdays, January 17 through April 11 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. If you are an interfaith couple, considering converting to Judaism, or Jewish and looking for beginner’s education, Introduction to Judaism is perfect for you. Taught by Rodeph Shalom clergy, Introduction to Judaism is designed to provide students with a foundation of the Jewish faith, culture, people […]
Come build queer CommUNITY at Torah Queeries: Nosh and Drash. Please bring your own dinner, and we will eat together as a community at 6:30 PM, followed by discussion with the Rabbi at 7:00 PM. And, you can join us either for dinner or discussion if you cannot stay for the whole evening! Although we […]
Rodeph Shalom is going to Israel! Learn more about this exciting opportunity from Rabbi Freedman on Tuesday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. Your input is so important as we plan our congregational trip. Contact Jordan Marks at firstname.lastname@example.org for information. Join Zoom here.
Breaking Bread on Broad (BBoB) now provides food, diapers, and feminine hygiene supplies to up to one hundred families in need each Wednesday morning outside our Green Street entrance. BBoB partners with a variety of Philadelphia non-profits and our own RS members to obtain and distribute these necessary items. We fulfill our RS mission to […]
Help cook and deliver meals for our member families in the midst of personal transitions such as surgeries, illness, or births. Click here to register to help prepare or deliver meals. Questions? Contact Cheryl Dougherty.
Every Thursday from 8:10-8:30 a.m. on Zoom Are you looking to perform a meaningful mitzvah for our community? Are you observing a yahrzeit? Have you lost a loved one in the past 11 months? Join us for a brief service where we come together to remember and support each other. Join Zoom here. Open to all. Contact Tomas Isakowitz.
This class is meant to give adults a gateway into studying and chanting any Torah or Haftarah portion. RSVP to Yolanda Jordan
Please join us each Friday evening from 4:30-5:30pm for Jewish mindfulness meditation. Our practice includes awareness of breath and body (yoga) to help us welcome Shabbat in the spirit of shalom. Come anytime. Beginners welcome. Join Zoom Meeting
The cornerstone of our learning is our Saturday morning Torah Study. We discuss the weekly Torah portion and have a lively and spirited conversation as we relate this ancient text to our daily lives. No special training or prerequisite courses are necessary for you to attend. Neither is there an entrance requirement for the understanding […]