The Main Line

The Main Line
Programs in Memory of Joseph H. Levine

Orit Dolgushev
Program Manager, Main Line

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Lifelong Learning at Golden Slipper Gems on the Main Line!

At Golden Slipper Gems on the Main Line, located at Adath Israel Synagogue in Merion, participants enjoy a robust lifelong learning program and cultural trips that naturally inspire socialization.

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Program Guide June 2022



Class Registration


Book Club - Zoom
  • June 22, 3 PM

Join us for our discussion of the book Klara and the Sun, by Kazuo Ishiguro.

Register for the June Book Club  Here!

Special Program - Klezmer New and Old - New Date!

Klezmer New and Old – How Today’s Klezmer Draws Upon and Renews the Past

***NEW DATE June 27th 11 AM***

Register For Klezmer New and Old 

Klezmer is an instrumental music for celebrations which was once performed in the Jewish communities of Eastern Europe at weddings or joyous religious celebrations. This genre of music continued in the US and is revived today with new musicians and new interpretations. Bob will present for us the scene of Klezmers today and will help us all dance and enjoy the music.
With Bob Blacksberg, Retired Lawyer and IT support professional, currently Chair of the Board of Directors of KlezKanada, as well the Vice President and incoming President of The Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.

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Location & Directions

Adath Israel

Enter the parking lot off of Old Lancaster Road and park as soon as you enter the lot. Enter the front door of the synagogue and you will be at Frankel Hall where courses are held.



When appropriate, Golden Slipper Gems will issue a credit, not a refund.


A course series generally runs between 4 and 8 weeks depending on the site and holiday schedule. Please note that each individual course is sold only on a course basis, Golden Slipper Gems does not sell individual classes. Courses are not pro-rated if you join the course late or you miss a class for any reason.


For out of town guests you may purchase one class for $5.  Guest passes cannot be purchased in lieu of course registration.


Credit will not be given after the first day of classes except in the event of illness or injury. Written documentation from a physician or nurse-practitioner is required.