Upcoming Events

 

Oct
18
Wed
Demystifying Kabbalah and Meditation @ The Gershman Y
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Demystifying Kabbalah and Meditation @ The Gershman Y | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

Join Rabbi Sigal Brier, an international mystic and a scholar, for an interactive evening of demystifying, learning, and meditation. She will share about Kabbalah and guide a healing mindful meditation for ease and contentment.

Rabbi Sigal Brier, an inspirational teacher and spiritual mentor, is an Israeli American who is known for her deep knowledge of mysticism. She has published scholarly articles and has been featured on NPR, CBS, and TED. www.rabbisigal.com
All levels are welcome. No prior experience or knowledge is necessary.

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
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.

Nov
29
Wed
Jewish Journey Through Sound with Regina Shenderovich @ The Gershman Y
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jewish Journey Through Sound with Regina Shenderovich @ The Gershman Y | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

Pianist Regina Shenderovich returns to present her signature lecture and piano recital program. Continuing through the Jewish composer canon, Shenderovich will explore the lives and music of very talented but relatively unknown Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, older sister of the famous Felix, late 19th century Moritz Moszkowski and Aaron Copland, giant of the 20th century American music. Shenderovich earned her Master of Music degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, where she studied with Leon Fleisher, and received her PhD from the University of Illinois.