Upcoming Events

 

May
7
Sun
Art Crawl: Bella Vista
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Art Crawl: Bella Vista

Join Gershman Y Executive Director Maxine Gaiber for a behind-the-scenes Art Crawl of Bella Vista/South Philadelphia that features visits to artist studios, including a tour of the studio of exhibiting artist Amze Emmons, and an end reception.

May
10
Wed
Lunch and Learn Lecture Series: Rabbi, I Want a Good Funeral: Jews and Crime in America @ The Gershman Y
May 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch and Learn Lecture Series: Rabbi, I Want a Good Funeral: Jews and Crime in America @ The Gershman Y | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

Pack your lunch and join us for our Lunch and Learn Lecture Series! Presented by local scholars, this series explores a variety of subjects and historical moments through a Jewish lens. Take a mid-day break and discover facts unknown!

RABBI, I WANT A GOOD FUNERAL: JEWS AND CRIME IN AMERICA
May 10 • RSVP HERE
Organized crime in the United States is both a drain on the national economy and a continually fascinating subject of popular culture. Rarely highlighted but ever-present, organized crime in Jewish society is surrounded by conflicts of money, power, and faith. Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, PhD, and his colleague Joan Myerson Shrager, MEd, will investigate the complicated history of the Jewish people and their illegal acts throughout US history.

May
16
Tue
Embrace Your Future Now @ The Gershman Y
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Embrace Your Future Now @ The Gershman Y | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

In this engaging and interactive workshop, participants will work with practical tools and gain new skills to chart their own course. Led by Barbara Greenspan Shaiman and Mary Catherine Dabrowski of The Life Planning Network, participants will take away strategies to chart their own course, explore opportunities to live a life of personal fulfillment, and expand social engagement. No matter your age, living your legacy starts now!

May
31
Wed
Actively Aging Series: Laughter, Humor, Health @ The Gershman Y
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Actively Aging Series: Laughter, Humor, Health @ The Gershman Y | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

The Gershman Y’s Actively Aging Series features lectures and conversations on current topics that focus on engaging participants with the aging process. Aimed at audiences over 50 but open to all, this series highlights the triumphs and challenges of aging in our current culture. All sessions are facilitated by David Rosenberg, President, Senior Care Advisors, and Mindy Mozenter, Director of Community Outreach, Home Instead Senior Care of Philadelphia. Sign up for all three sessions and save $5 – RSVP HERE!

LAUGHTER, HUMOR, AND HEALTH
May 31 • RSVP HERE
This session will explore the benefits of laughter and how it affects your actual health. Discover strategies on how to add joy to your every day and improve your quality of life.