Join Our Synagogue
Mekor Habracha/Center City Synagogue is a warm congregation with inspiring services located in Center City Philadelphia.
Mekor Habracha provides accessible, participatory and traditional prayer services and a sense of community for the Center City Jewish community.
In addition to attending High Holiday services free of charge, members will be listed in and have access to the shul directory. They will also receive discounts throughout the year on shul related offerings such as community meals and programs, kiddush and other sponsorships, and synagogue space for special occasions.
Cost for membership: Students: $150/year, Singles: $275/year, Couples/families: $500/year.
If you are unable to pay the full membership fee for any reason, we are happy to make accommodations that will fit your budget. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a flexible payment plan, or for any question you have about membership, sponsorships or contributions to Mekor Habracha.
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Schedule of Services
About 5 minutes after candle lighting in the winter and 7:00 PM in the summer.
9:15 AM followed by a delicious, hot Kiddush (at approximately 11:45 PM).
In the winter months, Shabbat Mincha (afternoon) services take place after the kiddush at about 12:25 PM. In the summer, Mincha, Third Meal and Ma'ariv take place approximately one hour and fifteen minutes before Shabbat ends.
Weekday Morning Services
Regular morning service schedule: Sunday: 9 AM, Monday, Thursday and Rosh Chodesh: 6:45 AM, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 7 AM. M-F Weekday services end at approximately 7:30 AM.
See calendar here for the shul schedule.
2000 Chesnut Street
(Entrance is on Southwest side of 20th Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19103