What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

  • Sowing the Seeds of Transformative Leadership Join Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir as we help the Shalom Center honor Bill McKibben, Bishop Dwayne Royster and Sophia Wilansky.The event will be on Sunday, May 21st from 3 ...
    Posted May 3, 2017, 9:33 PM by Larry Finkelstein
  • Shabbat Morning Services Shabbat Morning Services this coming Saturday, May 6th, at 10:00 AM. Ethical Society, 1906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, meeting on the 2nd floor in the Collier Room. Torah Portion: Acharei ...
    Posted May 3, 2017, 9:31 PM by Larry Finkelstein
  • Be Happy, It's Adar! "Be happy, it's Adar!" is the slogan for this Hebrew month. Soon we will celebrate Purim, a paradoxical holiday where nothing is as it seems to be. The nefarious ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2017, 9:43 PM by Rabbi Julie
  • Community Seder 2017 Experience an evening of familial warmth with a traditional Passover meal and inspirational service led by Rabbi Julie Greenberg. Musical merriment by Judi Wisch is an integral part of the ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2017, 9:27 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.