A spiritual and political community grounded in Jewish tradition
High Holidays 5778 (2017)
Our services are a combination of traditional and original liturgy, along with a rich musical experience, and social justice-centered talks and Torah study. We create a spiritual home for politically-engaged Jews who want to do the deep personal introspection of the High Holidays within the understanding that our lives unfold in a wider world. As a community we believe in radical inclusion, and welcome your full Jewish self - questions, doubts, connection to Jewish values and a search for new answers.
We don’t require tickets, but we welcome donations to cover the cost of creating High Holiday services and to support our social justice work throughout the year.
Saturday, September 16, 8:00 pm, at Linda Holtzman's house, 635 Westview St, Philadelphia, PA 19119
Thursday, September 21 at Germantown Mennonite Church.
Services start at 9:30 am. They will be followed by a potluck lunch.
Thursday, September 21, 3:30 pm, at the Waterworks, off of Kelly Drive.
Friday, September 29, 6:00 pm, at the Germantown Mennonite Church
Saturday, September 30, at the Germantown Mennonite Church
Morning services, 9:30 am
Workshops, 2:00 pm
– with Linda Holtzman on Anti-Semitism
– with Karen Escovitz on Judy Grahn's A Woman is Talking to Death
Minchah, 3:30 pm
Yizkor, 4:00 pm
– Remembering Cy Swartz
Interfaith Martyrology, 5:00 pm
– Members of POWER will be teaching and sharing on the necessity of ending cash bail