Society Hill Synagogue

About Us:

We Are:
Unorthodox
.... and unaffiliated with any official denomination. To create our urban Jewish community, SHS offers a vibrant mixture of traditional and new.

Unbiased
We welcome traditional conservative Jews - and gay families, families of mixed faith, Jews of patrilineal descent and everyone else with a stake in the future of Judaism.

Unpredictable
Our services are egalitarian but based on conservative liturgy; our successful, professional membership is the most open-minded you'll find. We defy categories and labels.

Unpretentious
No lavish palace at this address! We focus on the simple beauty of Jewish practice, learning and life.

Unexpected
From innovative seder ideas to multi-generational services with songs the whole family enjoys, we look for surprising ways to connect with our heritage.

Underage
Kids love SHS! Our adult members still remember the festivals they enjoyed in Hebrew school, and our playschool is famous throughout the city.

Understanding
We're all about family and community. Our leaders and members will always take time to help when you're in need.

Unsung
Our congregation is one of the best kept secrets in Philadelphia... and now you're in on it. Take a look around our site, and consider becoming part of the liveliest Jewish community around.

General Information

Category: Organization : Synagogue \
Synagogue 
Religion: Jewish - Unaffiliated
Community: Philadelphia  

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Raising the Sparks: Teachings in Kabbalah and Hasidism
For medieval Jewish mystics the concept of Tikun Olam was not about repairing the world through matters of public policy. It was a matter of cosmic struggle, in which human beings were tasked with....
February 03 2016 - February 24 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Lunch & Learn with Author Murray Dubin
While many of us know about the modern civil rights movement in the mid-20th century, few of us know about the African American struggles for equal rights in northern cities that were occurring one....
February 12 2016 - February 13 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 PM
418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

TGIShabbat featuring Born Lau
Musical services
February 26 2016
6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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