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Preschool Playgroup

February 24, 2019 - 9:30am

PRESCHOOL PLAYGROUP at Or Hadash for kids 3-4

$50 for 7 sessions OR $10/class, non-members welcome!
9:30-11:00 am, downstairs classroom #5

Super Sunday, a Jewish Federation event

February 24, 2019 - 10:00am

Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia for their largest annual day of community fundraising. Your support ensure that they will be able to continue serving vulnerable populations, convening our communities, and inspiring Jewish life and learning locally, in Israel and around the world. Last year the Jewish Federation was able to raise $35M to meet the needs of our communities. Here are just two items that these dollars provided for:

Sleeping Mat Project meeting

February 27, 2019 - 10:30am

The Sleeping Mat Project has begun at Or Hadash, thanks to Eileen Kupersmith and Barbara Weisman. Join the group at OH 10:30 am – 12:00 noon on select Wednesdays to make sleeping mats for homeless people out of recycled plastic bags.  These lightweight mats provide insulation from the wet and cold ground.  At the same time you are practicing the values of Bal Tashchit (do not waste) and Tikkun Olam (repair the world).  Please bring friends with you!  Questions:  Eileen Kupersmith 267-664-3050.

Art program with PJ Library

March 3, 2019 - 9:30am

Kid Philly Partnership Program - Purim Art for Ages 2-5

$5 for the class

All are welcome

Or Hadash hosting in the preschool classroom downstairs. Contact is Barbara Weisman.

Healing Service

March 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

Healing services are held 4-5 times each year on select Tuesday evenings at 7 pm in the Rabbi's Study. This service is intended for those who are seeking physical or emotional healing for themselves or someone they care about. We share inspirational and comforting readings and music and enjoy the warmth and support of our community. The service usually lasts about an hour and is open to all, no RSVP needed. 

Service leaders and future dates are:

10/30/18    Rabbi Vivian

1/8/19        Rabbi Josh

Sleeping Mat Project meeting

February 27, 2019 - 10:30am

The Sleeping Mat Project has begun at Or Hadash, thanks to Eileen Kupersmith and Barbara Weisman. Join the group at OH 10:30 am – 12:00 noon on select Wednesdays to make sleeping mats for homeless people out of recycled plastic bags.  These lightweight mats provide insulation from the wet and cold ground.  At the same time you are practicing the values of Bal Tashchit (do not waste) and Tikkun Olam (repair the world).  Please bring friends with you!  Questions:  Eileen Kupersmith 267-664-3050.

Israeli Dancing

March 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

FIRST GENERATION ISRAELI DANCING  (All the classic Israeli dances you love, but are hardly ever done any more.)

Once a month, Sunday afternoons, 4 to 5:30 pm at Or Hadash. Led by Donna Hendel. Lots of instruction, beginners welcome. No partners needed. Great exercise to unforgettable music. Please wear soft-soled shoes. Just $5.00.

For more information, contact Amy Gross at amybaby18@msn.com.

Mah Jongg Game Night

March 11, 2019 - 7:00pm

Join us to play Mah Jongg - all experience levels welcome (we even teach)! Please bring a refreshment to share, if possible. Also, spread the word and/or bring a friend, or two. RSVPs are a must so that we can arrange for enough tables, sets, and cards. Questions should be directed to Michelle Smithman or Nadine in the office.

Sleeping Mat Project meeting

February 27, 2019 - 10:30am

The Sleeping Mat Project has begun at Or Hadash, thanks to Eileen Kupersmith and Barbara Weisman. Join the group at OH 10:30 am – 12:00 noon on select Wednesdays to make sleeping mats for homeless people out of recycled plastic bags.  These lightweight mats provide insulation from the wet and cold ground.  At the same time you are practicing the values of Bal Tashchit (do not waste) and Tikkun Olam (repair the world).  Please bring friends with you!  Questions:  Eileen Kupersmith 267-664-3050.

Preschool Playgroup

February 24, 2019 - 9:30am

PRESCHOOL PLAYGROUP at Or Hadash for kids 3-4

$50 for 7 sessions OR $10/class, non-members welcome!
9:30-11:00 am, downstairs classroom #5

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