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Tikvah Means Hope

Tikvah Talk

May | 2024

Upcoming Tikvah Programs

See what's happening and register for events to save your spot!

Northeast Neighborhood Dinner

Thursday, May 9 | 5:30 – 7:30pm

Four Seasons Diner

2811 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia

Social night out with Tikvah friends.

Pay as you go.Tikvah covers tax and gratuity.

Registration Deadline May 2.

Virtual Living in the

Moment Meditation

Wednesday, May 15 | 6:30 – 7:30pm

Virtual program via Zoom

Led by Rabbi Levin. Link will be available one week prior. Registration Deadline May 9.

Cooking with Mira

Thursday, May 16⋅5:30 – 7:30pm

Shaare Shamayim Synagogue

9768 Verree Rd, Philadelphia

We will be making chicken soup, matzah balls and brownies.

Tribe Tikvah

in partnership with Tribe 12 for those ages 25-45

Sunday, May 19 | 1:00 – 3:00pm

Azalea Gardens, located between Boathouse Row and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Picnic in the Park with Therapy Dogs

Bring your own lunch, beverage and blanket

Registration Deadline May 12

Let's Get Crafty

Tuesday, May 21 | 6:00 – 8:00pm

KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave, Philadelphia

Learn new and different techniques on a variety of medium. $5.00 per person, $10.00 per guests

Registration Deadline May 14.

Walking Club

Sunday, May 26 | 10:30am – 12:00pm

Pennypack Park, Philadelphia

Bring your own water, snacks, suntan lotion and hat. Registration Deadline May 19.

Kleinlife Creative Day

Thursday, May 30 | 11:30am – 1:30pm

10100 Jamison Ave, Philadelphia


Sunday, June 2 | 12:00 – 2:00pm

Thunderbird Lanes, 5830 Castor Ave

Pizza, soda, and shoes included.

$5.00 per member, $10.00 per guest

Registration Deadline May 26.

MainLine Dinner

Thursday, June 6 | 5:30 – 7:30pm

Panera Bread, 3900 City Ave, Philadelphia

Socialize with your friends and eat a great meal

Pay as you go. Tikvah pays tax and gratuity.

Registration Deadline May 30.

Register for Programs


Zoom links for virtual events are sent via email one week prior.

Happy Birthday!

!יום הולדת שמח

Jennifer K.

Chuck A.

Renee P.

Marcie S.

Kyra B.

Halie H.

Matt Z.

Michael S.

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Important Dates

May 5

Cinco de Mayo

May 6

Yom HaShoah

May 12

Mother's Day

May 13

Yom HaZikaron

May 14

Yom HaAtzmaut

May 27

Memorial Day

Community Events

Cantor Sings the Blues:

A Performance & Conversation

about Mental Health


Wednesday, May 1 | 7:00pm | Zoom


Register Here

Register to receive the Zoom link.


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Edward and Marjorie Goldberger Foundation

Nadine Hoch

Memorial Fund

The Tzedakah Foundation

Philadelphia Activities Fund

City Council District 6, Councilman Michael Driscoll

City Council District 10, Councilman Brian O'Neill

Temple University Hospital - Anna T. Jeanes Community Grant

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Rotary Club of NE

Philadelphia, Cheltenham, Rockledge

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Freedman & Grinshpun, PC

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Become a Member Today

We welcome your support which helps us provide

programming and events to our members and their loved ones.

Membership Type

Individual Member: $20 per year

Our Individual Membership entitles you to:

  • Weekly free or subsidized social gatherings
  • Biweekly phone squad check-in calls
  • Monthly member check-in meeting
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Seasonal holiday events
  • Periodic wellness programs

Supporter Member: $50 per year

This membership is offered to those who wish to support our organization and help make hope happen for those we serve.

Your supporter membership entitles you to receive our Tikvah Talk newsletter. You also receive updates and invitations to Tikvah programming throughout the year.

Click HERE to Join


Contacting Us

Our Staff and Office Information:


     Abby Gilbert, Executive Director abby@tikvahajmi.org 

     Barbara Ponczek, Program Director barbara@tikvahajmi.org 

     Carter Freedlander, Communications Manager carter@tikvahajmi.org 

Office Support: Elena D'amico, Sandra Frank, Halie Hershman, Ileene Jaffe,

Joyce Oxfeld, Jerry Priluker

Phone Squad: Chuck Allen, Irwin Bernstein, Michelle Bernstein, Matt Corchnoy, Jeff Gansheroff, Shari Simons, Brandy Wasilewski

Program Facilitators: Mira Brown, Rhonda Cohen, Rycki Joy Freedman, Sarah Kramer,

David Karasow, Rabbi Ephraim Levin

General questions office@tikvahajmi.org or call 215-832-0671 Calls are answered and messages returned Tuesday - Thursday 9AM to 4:30PM, also three hours prior to and during programs.  


Business Office: Tikvah@KleinLife, Suite 122, 10100 Jamison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19116

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