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Scene from the film "Bethlehem." (Credit: West End Films)

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Kicks Off This Week

The 33rd annual Jewish Film Festival is promising: more opportunities for community engagement, more venues and more variety in show times with the goal of reaching a broader audience.

10/29/2013

(Credit: Gershman Y)

Gershman Y Seder Blends Art, Culture And Religion

The Gershman Y is celebrating Passover with a Seder that is unlike any other you’ve seen.

03/17/2013

National Museum Of American Jewish History

Top Ways To Celebrate Passover 2013 With Kids In Philadelphia

There are local events that help teach the story of Passover, as well as other ways families can celebrate and learn about Jewish culture.

03/15/2013

A photograph from the Laurence Salzmann exhibit. (credit: The Gershman Y)

Local Exhibit Looks At Spanish Jewish Culture

An exhibit of Spanish Jewish culture kicks off Sunday at the Gershman Y on Broad Street and there will be a free opening reception on Feb. 21st.

02/16/2013

(Warren Hoffman of the Gershman Y.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Holiday Sweaters, Gingerbread Houses, and Latkes

It’s holiday time, so Hadas explores a gingerbread house workshop, a bakery making “ugly holiday sweater cookies,” and the Gersham Y’s tenth annual Latkepalooza!

12/06/2012

(Melanie Laurent stars in 'The Day I Saw Your Heart,' one of 20 films featured at the 32nd Annual Jewish Film Festival.) (credit: Donna Katz, The Gershman Y)

32nd Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Opens

The 32nd Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival is kicking off Saturday night, showcasing 20 films and six shorts.

11/03/2012

(Members of the Philadelphia-based Junk Dance Company will also be peforming at the March 25th event.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

This Passover, Gershman Y Plans An ‘Arts & Culture’ Seder

The event will be an artistic take on the themes of Passover, including dance, poetry, and music.

02/28/2012

(Damien Pileggi and John Adams in the Rival Bros. coffee truck.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: A High-End Café on Wheels, An Italian Beer Bistro, and ‘Latkepalooza’

“I’m John Adams and I’m Damien Pileggi from Rival Brothers Coffee Roasters, and here’s What’s Cooking on 1060!”

12/09/2011

Latkapalooza

‘Latkapalooza’ This Weekend In Center City

On the fifth night of Hanukkah, the Gershman Y celebrates the potato pancake.

12/03/2010