Gershman Y


The Gershman Y Wins Historic Protection

A prominent South Broad Street landmark that now serves two purposes has been added to Philadelphia’s historic register over the objections of its owner. Liz […]

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3 Book Events to Check Out This Week

Jeffrey Sussman @ Gershman Y | Tuesday, February 7 Boxer Max Schmeling never officially joined the Nazi Party, but in 1920s Germany the Nazis touted […]

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Yo La Tengo Pay Tribute to Andy Warhol at the Gershman Y

Fifty years ago, in December 1966, Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable tour came to the Gershman Y on Broad Street with the Velvet Underground and […]

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8 Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah in Philadelphia: Latkepalooza, Festival of Lights, Moo Shoo Jew Show and More

‘Twas the Night Before Hanukkah Don’t miss this fascinating special exhibit that explores the history of Hanukkah and Christmas music and the musicians who made […]


It’s Latkepalooza Time Again

Well, it’s almost time, anyway. This year’s event at the Gershman Y is set for Sunday, December 7, from 2-4pm. But tickets (which are $15 […]

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5 Films You Need to See at the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

Want to travel around the world and expand your horizons without ever having to leave the metropolitan area? The 34th annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (PJFF) […]

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LGBT Six-Word Memoir of the Day: Author Warren Hoffman

In partnership with SMITH Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir Project, we asked you to submit your queer life stories—succinctly. Every day until we run out, we will present the […]


Latkepalooza and More Spots for Latke Goodness

When Hanukkah time rolls around, we all get excited about different things. For some its the presents, for others the holiday spirit, for many the […]