P'nai Or Philadelphia Renewing Judaism as it Renews Us....
Davven with us!
Celebrate life changes with us!
Celebrate High Holy Days with us!
Learn with us!
Join in Tikkun Olam with us!
Study and Renew with us!
Enjoy the Seasons with us!
Theater of Witness Presents Highlights and Heroes
Video Presentation and Talk
with Teya Sepinuck
Sunday, June 4, 7pm
Theater of Witness films and productions inspire healing, peace-building and transformation by humanizing the “other” and bringing performers together across divides of difference.
Light Refreshments Served
Beit Midrash Study
Torah, History, Prayer, Journal Writing, Music, and more.
Below is a list of this year’s past offerings. Fall schedule coming soon.
White & Woke: Confronting Racism in Ourselves and Our World – by Gayle Lacks
How Do We Know We Have a Soul? – by Melvin Metelits
Marching with the Rabbis & the J Street Conference – by Rabbi Abby Michaleski
Finding the lost remnants of our People – by Gary Itzkowitz
Confronting Racism: A Further Introduction -by Gayle Lacks
Creative Coping -by Aviva Perlo
Join Us For…
Monday night, July 31, 8 pm
We gather quietly at 8 pm in our Davvenen space at Summit.
Tisha b’Av is a time of grief, yet our Tisha b’Av gathering also reminds us that hope can spring from destruction in surprising ways.
You may wish to reflect on ways in which even tragedy can unfold blessing or a positive outcome over time, and how the process of grief and healing works.
Celebrate the Jewish New Year of the Trees
To learn what to bring to the fruit and desert Seder and to print your own P’nai Or Tu B’Shevat Hagada:
Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Chant Service and Potluck Dinner with Rabbi Malkah Binah Klein, Daniella Forstater and friends.
Torah Study, Services & Potluck
A weekly time for rejuvenation, study & prayer with new and old friends • Torah study 9:15 am • Shabbat davvenen 10:30 am • Potluck (veggie/dairy) 1:00 pm • ‘Shabbas Shmooze’ 2:00 pm read more…
Drum and Chant Circle 5:00 pm
Blend voice and percussion to engage in deepening the journey of Jewish prayer, song and chant
Upcoming Dates (last Saturday of Month)
- June 24, 2017
- July 22, 2017
- August 26, 2017
- September 23, 2017
- October 28, 2017
- November 25, 2017
- December 23, 2017
Tikkun Olam Meeting 2:00 pm
In pursuit of social justice, we meet the third Saturday of the month after lunch to focus on ways to make the world a better place for everyone.
Upcoming Dates (3rd Saturday of Month)
- June 17, 2017
- July 15, 2017
- August 19, 2017
- September 16, 2017
- October 21, 2017
- November 18, 2017
- December 16, 2017
Kabbalat Shabbat Friday Night
Periodically throughout the year, join us for a joyful & soulful musical Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by veggie/dairy potluck dinner
6:15 pm • Gather & Schmooze 6:30 pm • Chant & Meditation Service
Upcoming Dates to be announced
Fun with Rhythm 3:00 pm
Experience the joy of an improvisional percussion ensemble (us!) playing and listening together.
Upcoming Dates (3rd Saturday of Month
- June 17, 2017
July 15, 2017
August 19, 2017
September 16, 2017
October 21, 2017
November 18, 2017
December 16, 2017
- P’nai Or Philadelphia’s davvenen/prayer style is upbeat, celebratory and participatory, blending Hebrew and English song and chant with opportunities for reflection and sharing.
- We are a welcoming and diverse Jewish Renewal Community, a member of Keshet, working for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Jews in Jewish life.
- P’nai Or Philadelphia is a member of ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal, a world-wide organization which advances vital Judaism as an ethical and spiritual path.
- We meet in the Community wing of Summit Presbyterian Church, Greene St. at Westview St., Philadelphia, PA 19119. Find us.
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