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mooshu-familyOver 60 Programs for a Fabulous Fall!

Check out our complete line-up of programs from September through December. From a history of Jewish humor to Sephardic lunch ‘n’ learns, cartographic art from Tel Aviv to abstract work from Baltimore, medical experts to parent-infant connections, Israeli hot topics to Yiddish conversations, women’s retirement planning to weekly mah jongg, or a trip to the Lower East Side and the newest books by acclaimed Jewish authors focused on food, race, and romance – the Gershman Y has something for you!

And don’t miss out on our signature celebrations, including the 35th Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, 13th Annual Latkepalooza, and 7th Annual Moo Shu Jew Show! Click on the “Programs” tab to browse our upcoming events, and visit pjff.org to see our film festival lineup!

004_Curacao_2013_05288Jewish Treasures of The Caribbean in the Gershman Gallery Through September 11

Wyatt Gallery is an award-winning photographer with Philadelphia roots who has traversed the Caribbean in search of the Western Hemisphere’s oldest Jewish communities. In Jewish Treasures of The Caribbean, he captures the little-known history of the Sephardic Jews of the Caribbean as seen through remaining historic sites in Barbados, Curaçao, Jamaica, Nevis, St. Croix, St. Eustatius, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, and Suriname. Read more…

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Save the Date for PJFF35!

The Gershman Y’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival begins its 35th season November 7, 2015, with a special Pre-Fest running October 10-12. For more information on how you can become a PJFF Sponsor or Supporter, visit pjff.org. The full festival lineup will be announced August 31!