What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

  • Rabbi Julie's May 2021 Letter to Congregation May 2021 Dear Chevre, The Jewish community is well into the counting of the Omer, ascending day by day towards standing together in spirit at Sinai. The Holy Days of ...
    Posted May 3, 2021, 2:07 PM by Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir
  • Rabbi Julie's April 2021 Letter to Congregation April 2021 Dear Chevre,In some ways this past year has felt to me exactly as I imagine our ancestors felt right at the edge of the Red Sea:  Pharoah ...
    Posted Apr 1, 2021, 10:09 AM by Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir
  • Rabbi Julie's March 2021 Letter to Congregation March 2021 Dear Chevre, If spring is a-springing, Passover must be around the corner. As I write this, with snow and ice still on the ground, feel spring in ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2021, 3:07 PM by Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir
  • Rabbi Julie's Spring 2021 Education Series: Reconstructing Judaism - Tradition and Change Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir ~Heart of the City~ is part of the dynamic movement called Reconstructing Judaism. Our guiding principle, based on the teachings of founder Dr. Rabbi Mordechai Kaplan ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2021, 8:18 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.