The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame is celebrating this anniversary by honoring seven new individuals at this reception. The inductees this year include the late Norm Constantine, Joel Fish, Marty Gilbert, Ben Goldman, Sam Jacobs, Franz Lidz, and Arn Tellem.
Rabbi Lance Sussman continues his popular (brown bag) Lunch and Learn series with "The Inhabitants Thereof: Jewish Life In Philadelphia From William Penn To Today," at the Gershman Y. From the Jewish patriots in the American Revolution to South Philadelphia as an American shtetl to trends shaping and re-shaping Jewish life in Philadelphia today, Rabbi Sussman explores the history of Jews in Philadelphia from colonial times to the present. Feel free to bring your lunch.