This Jewish cultural and community center on the Avenue of the Arts offers a wide range events, workshops and exhibitions. Its origins go back to the late 19th century and it prides itself as a home for secular Jewish arts and culture in Philly. There are two galleries with changing exhibitions throughout the year, usually with several focused on photography.

The Jewish Film Festival is held here in April while in December you can sample latkes (potato pancakes) at their Latkepalooza festival.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Chinatown & Center City East attractions

1. Famous Franks

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The walls outside Dirty Franks are decorated with this witty mural by David McShane featuring Frank Sinatra, Frank Zappa, Aretha Franklin, Benjamin…

2. Atlas of Tomorrow

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The subtitle of Candy Chang's interactive mural is 'a device for philosophical reflection' and it embodies the idea of art as meditation and a tool for…

3. William Way LGBT Community Center

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A cornerstone of the Gayborhood is this dynamic community center that hosts a wide range of events and activities – from art shows and music festivals to…

4. Pride and Progress

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This 2003 mural by Ann Northrup, filling the west wall of the William Way LGBT Community Center, is a tribute to the Gayborhood in which it stands. The…

5. Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

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The ongoing life's work of mosaic mural artist Isaiah Zagar, this is a folk-art wonderland of mirror mosaics, bottle walls and quirky sculpture. Zagar's…

8. Rittenhouse Sq

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One of five original squares planned by city founder William Penn in the late 17th century, and the most prestigious, this square was named after David…