A Taste of Judaisim: Topic " Israel"

A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious
Tuesdays, August 12, 19 & 26 @ 6-8pm
Invite your friends and family to experience a  “A Taste of Judaism: Are you Curious?”, a FREE, three session program open to unaffiliated only - Jews or non-Jews - all are welcome. For more information contact Catherine Fischer at 215-627-6747x46 or email at [email protected]. Taste of Judaism was created by the Union for Reform Judaism.

A Taste of Judaisim: Topic " Torah"

A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious
Tuesdays, August 12, 19 & 26 @ 6-8pm
Invite your friends and family to experience a  “A Taste of Judaism: Are you Curious?”, a FREE, three session program open to unaffiliated only - Jews or non-Jews - all are welcome. For more information contact Catherine Fischer at 215-627-6747x46 or email at [email protected]. Taste of Judaism was created by the Union for Reform Judaism.

A Taste of Judaisim: Topic " God"

A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious
Tuesdays, August 12, 19 & 26 @ 6-8pm
Invite your friends and family to experience a  “A Taste of Judaism: Are you Curious?”, a FREE, three session program open to unaffiliated only - Jews or non-Jews - all are welcome. For more information contact Catherine Fischer at 215-627-6747x46 or email at [email protected]. Taste of Judaism was created by the Union for Reform Judaism.

Sunday Seminar

Witness to the Holocaust: Learning from a Survivor

Ralph Franklin was born in 1928 in Schlochau, Germany. During Kristallnacht, November 9-10, 1938, Ralph's teacher told him to return home because he was prohibited from attending a public school. When he arrived home the Gestapo was arresting his father and uncle. They were sent to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
This educational program has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

  • Shabbat

    Join us every Friday at 6pm when we come together to welcome Shabbat with a service which is participatory, warm, inclusive, welcoming, spiritual and meaningful, which helps everyone connect with each other, with the soul of Jewish prayer, and with God.

  • Welcome

    Congregation Rodeph Shalom is a Reform congregation in Center City Philadelphia. As an inclusive community, we offer services, opportunities to engage & activities for a diverse population, including interfaith couples & individuals of varied backgrounds and sexual orientations.

  • PMJA EXHIBIT OPENING

    The Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, located within historic Congregation Rodeph Shalom is dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art that illuminates the Jewish experience.


     

     

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Upcoming Events

Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 5:00pm
Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 9:00am
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 12:00pm

Rabbinic Search Update

Since the announcement of Rabbi Kuhn’s upcoming retirement, the Rabbi Search Task Force has been working to gather the information needed to complete the senior rabbi application for submission to the Rabbinic Placement Commission of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR).  To read more about the process and to see the submitted application, please click here.

Read Congregation Rodeph Shalom's recent statement on the appointment of Steve Bannon to the new administration and demonstrations of hate in Philadelphia.

We the clergy and president of Congregation Rodeph Shalom raise our voices in concern for the hateful rhetoric that has become a part of our nation's recent discourse. (Read more)

Chanukah Celebrations

First Candle - Saturday, December 24 (blessings & songs)
Young Friends Chanukah Party - Saturday, December 10
Families with Young Children Sing-a-Long - Sunday, December 11
RSTY Chanukah Shul-in - Saturday, December 17
Sing-a-Long at the Philadelphian - Sunday, December 18
Buerger Early Learning Center Chanukah Celebration - Wednesday, December 21
Shabbat Service & Chanukah Celebration - Friday, December 30

Anti-Defamation League (ADL): Presntation of Current Landscape of Anti-Semitism and Hate Speech

Sunday, December 18 at 11:15am
ADL Associate Regional Director, Robin Burstein, will do a presentation on the current state of anti-semitism, generalized hate and hate speech; how the ADL is responding and what RS community members can do.
Subsequent workshops will follow with dates to be determined. Sponsored by Men of RS and open to everyone.

Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friday, January 13 at 6pm
Celebrate the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America. Pastor Pam Williams from the Ark of Reguge Tabernace, an Afro-American, LGBTQ-oriented church in West Philadelphia will join us at this service.