What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

  • Rabbi Julie's January 2022 Letter to Congregation January 2022 Dear Chevre, Welcome to the secular New Year! I am excited about a series of Reconstructing Judaism sessions taking place between January and May on Israel/Palestine. Many ...
    Posted Jan 4, 2022, 3:21 PM by Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir
  • Leyv Ha-Ir's Winter 2021-2022 Education Series: Voices of the Radical and Creative Jew Reconstructing Judaism is a movement largely driven and shaped by communal values. Each Reconstructionist community marks its distinct take on practice, ritual, and community life, yet all Reconstructionist communities routinely ...
    Posted Dec 13, 2021, 8:57 AM by Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir
  • Rabbi Julie's December 2021 Letter to Congregation December 2021Dear Chevre,As we move into the lights of Hanukkah at this darkest time of year, I want to share with you a text that moved me. It ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2021, 10:56 AM by Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir
  • Rabbi Julie's November 2021 Letter to Congregation November 2021 Dear Chevre,  One of the things I love about congregations in general and about Leyv Ha-Ir~Heart of the City in particular is how we hold the ...
    Posted Nov 1, 2021, 1:54 PM 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.