For 60 years The Sholomm Aleichem Club has preserved and promoted Secular Jewish Culture

Kehilla Events:

Kehilla High Holidays Observances
September 25, 2014
October 4, 2014

Club History

Why Sholom Aleichem

Members’ Reflections

Photos of 50th Anniversary Party



The Sholom Aleichem Club
Celebrates 60 Years

• Our History •
• Why Name the Club Sholom Aleichem •
• Member Reflections •
• 500th Edition of News and Comment •
• 50th Anniversary Photos •

Who We Are,
What We Do

    The Sholom Aleichem Club:
  • was founded in 1954
  • Until recently, presented monthly programs of Jewish cultural, literary, and musical import.
  • Along with the Kehillah of Secular Jews of Greater Philadelphia --The Jewish Children’s Folkshul, The Jewish Children’s Folkshul Adult Community, Philadelphia Secular Jewish Organization, Shir Shalom, Workmen’s Circle and Secular Jews of South Jersey -- they plan special programs for Passover, Rosh Hashonah and Yom Kippur.
  • supports Jewish community activities and and has worked and works with other organizations on issues such as human rights and social justice.
  • is active in support of peace in the Middle East.
  • first published its award-winning Haggadah for a Secular Celebration of Pesach in 1975. Now in its fifth printing, the Haggadah has been distributed worldwide.
  • has also published several books of Yiddish stories in English translation. More information is available on the Publication/Recordings page of this web site.
  • offers committees such as Peace and Social Action and Yiddish Reading in which to get involved. See Activities page.
  • is an affiliate of the Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations, and International Federation of Secular Humanistic Jews
Surf the web site and then fill out the membership form on the Activities page.

Contact Information:

Sholom Aleichem Club
P.O. Box 27648
Philadelphia, PA 19150
Phone: 215.233.2668

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The sketches were drawn by the late Everett Solovitz, a former Club member.

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