The Young Friends of Rodeph Shalom gathers members and prospective members, generally in their 20s and 30s, who want to establish and grow roots at RS and in the Philadelphia Jewish community through social events, Roaming Shabbat at the home of Young Friends, Jewish learning, and a commitment to tikkun olam.
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Torah Through a Queer Lens with Rabbi Emeritus Alan Fuchs
Thursdays, June 18, 25 and July 2 from 7:30-8:30pm
Study Torah with Rabbi Emeritus Alan Fuchs and RS congregant and Jewish educator Jerry Silverman. We will analyze Jewish texts to see what the Torah and our sages have to say (or not) about LGBTQ issues. Join us for this three-session class and see our texts in a new light! Co-sponsored by pRiSm and Young Friends.