Upcoming Events

 

Oct
29
Sun
PAFA Tour: The Architecture and Permanent Collection @ Pennnsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
PAFA Tour: The Architecture and Permanent Collection @ Pennnsylvania Academy of Fine Arts | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

Join the Gershman Y for a one of a kind tour of this Philadelphia gem! Taking inspiration from our current Gershman Gallery exhibition, we’ll explore the architecture of PAFA’s Historic Landmark Building, one of the remaining Frank Furness designed buildings in Philadelphia and completed in 1876. Afterwards, take in the wonders of PAFA’s Permanent Collection with a focus on the Jewish artists who grace their galleries. Tour fee includes admission and guide, as well as access to galleries after the tour.

Nov
1
Wed
JIFF Happy Hour @ TBD
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
JIFF Happy Hour @ TBD

Join the JIFF (Jewish Interactions for Forty/Fifty-Somethings) group for a casual after-work happy hour! On the first Wednesday of the month, we’ll gather at a local watering hole for drinks, conversation, and new connections.

Nov
4
Sat
The 37th Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival @ The Gershman Y
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 19 @ 10:00 pm
The 37th Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival @ The Gershman Y | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

Please join our family of PJFF Sponsors and Supporters as we plan our 37th Anniversary Season, which begins November 4, 2017. Your support helps PJFF to achieve its goal of using the medium of film as a vehicle for perpetuating Jewish values, culture, and community. We can only do this with the help of generous friends like you. Please review the Supporter levels and benefits HERE. To enjoy even more benefits and go “behind the scenes” with special guests – including cast and crew members – take a look at our Sponsor levels and benefits.

Nov
21
Tue
Collage Workshop @ The Gershman Y
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Collage Workshop @ The Gershman Y | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

In this hands-on workshop, learn the basics of collage and create your own masterpiece out of multiple images and mediums. Taking cues from our current exhibition, Anna Fine Foer: AnachroniCity, participants will learn how to use found imagery to produce a unique work of art as well as discuss image manipulation, application, and balance. Participants are encouraged to bring inspirational images for use in their personalized work! All materials included.

Dec
6
Wed
JIFF Happy Hour @ TBD
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
JIFF Happy Hour @ TBD

Join the JIFF (Jewish Interactions for Forty/Fifty-Somethings) group for a casual after-work happy hour! On the first Wednesday of the month, we’ll gather at a local watering hole for drinks, conversation, and new connections.

Dec
10
Sun
The 15th Annual Latkepalooza @ The Gershman Y
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The 15th Annual Latkepalooza @ The Gershman Y | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

Our yearly culinary celebration of the potato pancake is back and better than ever! Featuring a selection of latkes with diverse flavors from Philadelphia’s top restaurants, local entertainment, hands-on activities and a few new surprises, this year’s Latkepalooza promises to be our best yet. This year’s event takes on a tasting menu format, with general admission including one latke ticket per vendor. Ages 2 – 12 receive a half sampling of latkes, ages under 2 a trio of latkes. Be sure to check our website for the delicious details and latest restaurant line-up!

Dec
24
Sun
The 9th Annual Moo Shu Jew Show @ Ocean Harbor Restaurant
Dec 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The 9th Annual Moo Shu Jew Show @ Ocean Harbor Restaurant | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

Co-produced by famed comedian Cory Kahaney, the Gershman Y’s Moo Shu Jew Show returns for its 9th year. Guaranteed to fill your belly with laughs and plentiful Chinese fare, chow down on a multi-course meal in the heart of Chinatown and then wash it all down with a trio of performances from the nation’s best stand-up comedians. This year’s line-up features comedy favorites Moody McCarthyMarla Schultz, and Brad Zimmerman. Food is not kosher, vegetarian options available.