Tuesday, April 25, 2017

EVENT: Kehillah of OYR Yom HaAtzma'ut Celebration, Wednesday, May 24 at 5:30 PM

Featuring music by The Shuk, one of the leading international music groups. Kids’ activities and food at 5:30 PM; Kids’ choirs at 6:30 PM; The Shuk concert at 7:00 PM; and Israeli dancing at 8:30 PM. Preregistration: $10/adult; $5/child; At the door: $12/adult; $5/child. To purchase, go to http://koyr.ticketleap.com/theshuk. At Keneseth Israel.

EVENT: AJ Annual Fundraiser (SPEC) with Michael Smerconish, Sunday, May 21 at 7:00 PM

This year, we will host media personality Michael Smerconish and provide a special tribute to two special AJ multi-generational families: Ty and Marge Steinberg and Michael and Tammy Steinberg, and Marvin and Annette z"l Black and Mickey and Barbara Black. You can purchase tickets by calling the AJ office at 215.635.6611. Reserved seating: $72; General Admission: $45; Under 35: $36; and Student: $18. Doors open at 6:30 PM; the program will begin at 7:00 PM. The program will be followed by a dessert reception.

EVENT: Kabbalat Yerushalayim, Friday, May 19 at 7:15 PM

Be transported to Jerusalem through song and prayer! Join us for this Friday evening service, featuring live music with oud player Bill Koutsouros and percussionist Jow Tayoun. Oneg to follow. 7:15 PM

EVENT: Kabbalat Shabbat with “Strings Attached,” Friday, May 12 at 6:15 PM

Unplug from a busy week with an acoustic Shabbat service led by Hazzan Howard Glantz with familiar tunes that will put a smile on your face and a song in your heart. For all ages, from babies to bubbies. Bring your friends for this relaxed, casual, and enjoyable service! Then stay for Oneg Shabbat (lite bites and gathering with friends). 6:15 PM.

EVENT: Program with US Rep. Brendan Boyle, Sunday, May 7 at 10:30 AM

On Sunday, May 7, AJ will welcome US Representative Brendan Boyle for a question-and-answer forum. The program will be preceded by a breakfast sponsored by the AJ Men's Association. The breakfast will begin at 9:45 AM, followed by the program at 10:30 AM.

EVENT: Yom HaZikaron City-wide Program, Sunday, April 30 at 7:30 PM

Please join the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia in remembering Israel's fallen soldiers and victims of terrorist attacks. Doors open at 7:00 PM; the program begins at 7:30 PM. Photo ID required for entry. No RSVP necessary. For more information, send an email to brazin@jewishphilly.org. Download a flyer here.

Friday, April 7, 2017

EVENT: Sundaes for Sara's Castle, April 30, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Sundaes for Sara's Castle. Buy an ice cream sundae to benefit the upkeep of Sara’s Castle on the AJ Playground. Sara’s Castle honors Sara Burke, a very special AJ Preschool student who lost her life to brain cancer in 2008.