What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

  • Hannukah Kabbalat Shabbat On Friday, December 15th, we will share the stories of Hanukkah. Members and friends are invited to bring their own chanukiah (Hanukkah Menorah) and candles, and we will light them ...
    Posted Dec 3, 2017, 9:15 AM by Larry Finkelstein
  • Rabbi's Education Series: Jewish Ethics of Speech, Sunday, December 10th Rabbi Julie Greenberg will lead a series of six education workshops this year with the overall theme of Jewish Ethics."Rabbi Shimon said: There are three crowns: the crown of ...
    Posted Nov 26, 2017, 3:45 PM by Larry Finkelstein
  • Let’s Journey Together The Jewish Reconstructionist Communities (of which Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir is a member), is working to clearly define our place in the Jewish landscape.  As part of that effort, over ...
    Posted Jun 28, 2017, 4:18 PM by Larry Finkelstein
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About Leyv Ha-Ir

Leyv Ha-Ir, Hebrew for Heart of the City, is a small, growing Reconstructionist  Congregation with most activities located at the Ethical Society Building at 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia.

Founded in May 1990, Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir is led by Rabbi Julie Greenberg. Our members come from all branches of Judaism, including Reform, Conservative and Orthodox, and include recent converts to Judaism. Our members include students, professionals, rabbis, singles, couples, and those in traditional and non-traditional families.

We welcome you to explore your Jewish identity and the Jewish holidays with us. Our calendar is packed with an abundance of activities, including Shabbat and holiday celebrations, along with opportunities for learning, and connecting with community.