What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

  • Rabbi Julie's January 2021 Letter to Congregation January 2021 Dear Ones, We are entering a new secular year at last. What a year 2020 has been, a year that has called on each of us to respond ...
    Posted Jan 3, 2021, 10:52 AM by Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir
  • Winter Education Series: Tensions of Religious Life in the Jewish Experience - A Poetic Exploration Leyv Ha-Ir's Education Committee is pleased to present our Winter Education Series, led by educator and poet, Ross Weissman.  Throughout the centuries, Jews have used poetry to sing ...
    Posted Jan 17, 2021, 6:31 AM by Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir
  • Rabbi Julie's December 2020 Letter to Congregation December 2020 Dear Chevre/Community, Recently I spoke with our community about living in Deep Time. We imagined geologic or cosmic time: the autobiography of a rock, the life of ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2020, 8:19 AM by Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir
  • Rabbi Julie's November 2020 Letter to Congregation November 2020 Dear Chevre/Community, It is so good to be part of a caring community of faith in these unsettled times. We continue to show up (virtually) together, to ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2020, 9:52 AM by Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir
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About Leyv Ha-Ir

Leyv Ha-Ir, Hebrew for Heart of the City, is a Reconstructionist Congregation that meets in various locations in Center City Philadelphia.

Founded in May 1990, Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir is led by Rabbi Julie Greenberg. Our members come from all branches of Judaism. We serve an adult community including 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.