What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

  • March at Philadelphia International Airport This afternoon I marched with thousands at the Philadelphia International Airport in defense of refugees banned by President Trump. I thought of all of you as I marched because so ...
    Posted Jan 29, 2017, 9:30 PM by Rabbi Julie
  • Rabbi Julie's Spring Education Series Rabbi Julie will lead "The Life and Times of Elie Wiesel and his Peers", a 4-part education program this spring.  Please mark your calendars for the following Sundays from ...
    Posted Jan 29, 2017, 9:33 PM by Rabbi Julie
  • גמר חתימה טובה - G'mar Chatima Tovah May you be inscribed for good [in the Book of Life]Registration is now closed.  While we are expecting a very large number of people you are still welcome to ...
    Posted Oct 9, 2016, 8:59 PM by Larry Finkelstein
  • לשנה טובה - L'Shanah Tovah  L'Shanah Tovah!Please join Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir for High Holiday Services at the Ethical Society Building on beautiful Rittenhouse Square.  Please arrive early! Seating is limited. ROSH HASHANAH ...
    Posted Oct 9, 2016, 8:53 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.