What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

What's Happening at Leyv Ha-Ir

  • A Policy regarding Shabbat & Yom Tov... At our August 13th meeting the congregation's Council adopted the following policy:"Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir affirms a policy that the Congregation not conduct synagogue business on Shabbat and ...
    Posted Sep 5, 2018, 12:35 PM by Daniel Johnson
  • Rabbi Julie's Selichot Message Welcome to this gateway into the New Year. What better way to start the journey than with emunah, faith.Rashi teaches that the foundation of all mitzvot, all good deeds ...
    Posted Sep 5, 2018, 7:01 PM by Larry Finkelstein
  • Changes to Council as of our Annual Meeting... Many thanks to those individuals who are cycling off of Council:  Donna Finkelstein, Phyllis Gottlieb,and Pat Wisch.  Congratulations to our newly elected Council: Executive: Daniel Johnson, President, Aud Holtzman ...
    Posted Jun 6, 2018, 7:32 PM by Daniel Johnson
  • Let’s Journey Together The Jewish Reconstructionist Communities (of which Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir is a member), is working to clearly define our place in the Jewish landscape.  As part of that effort, over ...
    Posted Jun 28, 2017, 4:18 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.