What's Already Happened at Leyv Ha-Ir (past events)


posted Jun 13, 2018, 8:13 AM by Daniel Johnson   [ updated Jul 4, 2018, 12:47 PM by Larry Finkelstein ]

Come and join us for a lay-led Friday night Shabbat Service, followed by a potluck veggie/dairy dinner.  
6:30 PM- 9:00 PM at the home and garden of Roby Jacobs in the Fitler Square area.  
Please RSVP by Thursday, June 14, to Roby, robyjacobs7@gmail.com, or by telephone 215-546-8965,for address and directions.  
You also are asked to let her know what you intend to bring for dinner.
Please arrive on time as the service will start promptly at 6:40 PM

Council Meeting - Monday June 11th

posted Jun 6, 2018, 7:41 PM by Daniel Johnson   [ updated Jul 4, 2018, 2:37 PM by Larry Finkelstein ]

Members are invited to our monthly Council meeting with the executive committee, and council members.  

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The meeting will be at Aud Holtzman's home.  
Contact us at info@leyvhair.org or 215-629-1995 for Aud's address.

June Shabbat Morning Service!

posted May 30, 2018, 7:03 AM by Daniel Johnson   [ updated Jun 6, 2018, 7:15 PM ]

Our Shabbat Morning Services will be held on Saturday, June 2nd, at 10:00 AM. We meet at the Ethical Society, 1906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, on the 2nd floor in the Collier Room. 

This week's Torah portion is Parashat Beha'alotcha. (Numbers 8:1-12:16) Bring your thoughts and ideas for the discussion, as well as a little something to share during our pot-luck veggie/dairy lunch that follows. 



posted May 30, 2018, 6:51 AM by Daniel Johnson   [ updated Jun 6, 2018, 7:16 PM ]

If you are planning to attend, please register for the Annual Meeting by Thursday May 31st. E-mail info@leyvhair.org.

Home Shabbat Dinner and Service, May 25

posted May 22, 2018, 7:34 PM by Daniel Johnson   [ updated May 30, 2018, 6:43 AM ]

Please join us for a lay-led Friday night Shabbat Service, followed by a potluck veggie/dairy dinner. 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM at the home of Karen Zeitz in South Philadelphia. Please RSVP by Thursday, May 24 to Karen, kfzesq@aol.com for her address and to let her know what you will bring for dinner. Please arrive on time, as the service will start promptly at 6:40 PM.

Kabbalat Shabbat Service This Friday, May 18th!

posted May 15, 2018, 2:36 PM by Daniel Johnson   [ updated May 22, 2018, 7:30 PM ]

Join us for our Friday evening Kabbalat Shabbat service this Friday, May 18th, from 7:30pm-9:00pm. The service is led by our Rabbi Julie Greenberg and music director Sharon Sigal. We meet in the auditorium on the first floor of the Ethical Society Building, 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Then stay for the oneg following the service. 
Contact info@leyvhair.org or 215-629-1995.

Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir Annual Meeting!

posted May 7, 2018, 7:23 PM by Daniel Johnson   [ updated May 16, 2018, 12:08 PM ]

The Annual Meeting of Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir~Heart of the City will convene on Sunday June 3rd at 10:30 AM in the Penn Center House Leisure Lounge, 1900 John F. Kennedy Blvd. All members are encouraged to attend! We will enjoy brunch together, review activities of the year, give thanks for the many people who have volunteered this year, vote on the incoming slate of officers, and explore our future. The meeting will adjourn by 1:00 PM. More information will be forthcoming.

Please note: This is a members only event.

Daniel Johnson
First Vice-President

Shavuot is Coming!

posted Apr 25, 2018, 11:56 AM by Daniel Johnson   [ updated May 22, 2018, 7:28 PM ]

Celebrate Shavuot with the Center City Kehillah!  
Saturday, May 19, 7:30 pm-Sunday, May 20, 7:30 am  
Moore College of Art & Design, 20th and the Parkway  
Stay for one session or all 12 hours!  
Interested in teaching? Submit a proposal!  
Want to volunteer? Sign up here!  
Suggested Donation: $18-$36  
(Pamphlet is attached)  

Home Shabbat This Friday, April 27th, at 6:30 PM!

posted Apr 23, 2018, 9:05 AM by Daniel Johnson   [ updated May 7, 2018, 7:08 PM ]

Join us at Frann Shore's home for our lay-led Friday night service followed by a pot-luck veggie/dairy dinner. E-mail Frann at frannshore@gmail.com no later than this Wednesday for location and to let her know what you plan to bring!

Welcoming our new Cantor/Musical Director at Kabbalat Shabbat on April 20th!

posted Apr 19, 2018, 6:15 PM by Daniel Johnson   [ updated May 15, 2018, 2:41 PM ]

Please join us in welcoming Sharon Sigal to our family.  Sharon will be serving as our Cantor/Musical Director for the remaining Kabbalat Shabbat services this year (April 20th and May 18th) as well as High Holy Days and the Kabbalat Shabbat services next year!

Sharon Sigal will join Rabbi Julie in leading our services on Friday night, April 20th at 7:30 PM at the Ethical Society Building.  

For the past seven years, Sharon has been the High Holiday cantor for Congregation Ner Tamid in New Jersey. 

She describes herself as "enjoying facilitating prayer through music and creating a communal environment." Join us for the April Kabbalat Shabbat service as Sharon and Rabbi Julie make this service quite special.

Please stay for Oneg, following our services.

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Ethical Society Building, First Floor Auditorium
1906 S. Rittenhouse Square

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