Gershman Y

401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Contact: Jason Henn
Admin:   jhenn

About Us:

The Gershman Y is a vibrant arts and culture center located in Center City Philadelphia on the Avenue of the Arts. The Gershman Y’s mission is to be an urban community center informed by Jewish values that presents a broad array of arts, culture, and educational experiences for curious individuals of all ages. Committed to sharing the diversity and breadth of the Jewish experience, The Gershman Y welcomes persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religious affiliations to explore, participate, and contribute to our rich roster of Jewish arts and cultural programs and community initiatives.

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Category: Organization : Arts & Culture \ Judaica \ Cultural Organization \ Music \ Performing Arts \ Visual Arts
Religion: Jewish - Just Jewish
Community: Philadelphia  


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Israeli Dancing with Rak-Dan
Israeli dancing continues at the Y, now with weekly sessions! Fun for all ages and levels of experience, with internationally renowned Israeli dancing maestro Don Schillinger (Rak-Dan) leading each....
September 27 2016 - December 20 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Yiddish Vinkel
Our popular Yiddish conversation series continues, with Sarita Gocial blending expressions and vocabulary both sweet and spicy! Yiddish Vinkel uses glossaries, humor, music, and stories to spur....
September 27 2016 - December 13 2016
12:30 PM - 1:30 pm
401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Twice Veiled: Jewish Women & Art
The place of women in Jewish art was problematic for thousands of years, as, beyond the general prohibitions in representational art, women faced the additional challenges of traditional modesty.....
October 27 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

36th Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival
Back and bigger and better than ever, the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival is proud to present its robust lineup of 33 films from 12 countries – 16 feature documentaries, nine narrative features,....
November 05 2016 - November 19 2016
7:30 PM - 10:30 pm
The Gershman Y and various locations throughout the region
Philadelphia, PA 19147

JIFF: PJFF Screening and Post-Film Happy Hour - "Moos"
Get together for the Philadelphia premiere of this charming Dutch comedy! Moos' dreams of theater stardom are held back by her father and other roadblocks. That is, until her best friend returns home....
November 17 2016
7:30 PM - 10:30 pm
Ritz East 125 South Second Street
William Penn Annex East, PA 19106

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