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Transportation

From Delaware/Chester County

  1. US Rte 1 North (State Road becomes Township Line Road, becomes City Avenue).
  2. Approximately 8 miles on US Rte 1, crossing West Chester Pike (PA Rte. 3), Haverford Road and Lancaster Ave (US Rte. 30).
  3. Stay on City Avenue to Old Lancaster Road (Starbucks and St. Joe's bookstore on left).
  4. Turn left on Old Lancaster Road and continue 1/4 mile. Adath Israel will be on the left.

From NE Phila and Northern Suburbs

  1. Take Roosevelt Boulevard to 76 West.
  2. Take City Avenue exit (US 1).
  3. Follow City Avenue 1.5 mi to Old Lancaster Road.
  4. Turn Right at light onto Old Lancaster Road.
  5. Go up 4/10 mile on Old Lancaster. Adath Israel will be on the left.

From Center City Philadelphia

  1. Take Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) to City Avenue Exit.
  2. Continue on City Avenue to Old Lancaster Road.
  3. Turn right onto Old Lancaster Road.
  4. Go up 1/4 mile (3 and a half blocks) and Adath will be on the left.

By Public Transportation

  • We are within walking distance of SEPTA bus line #44 and within walking distance of the Merion train station at Merion Road and North Highland Avenue.
  • For route, schedule and rate information, contact SEPTA at 215-580-7800.

Lifelong Learning Programs

 

Golden Slipper on the Main Line offers four and eight week lifelong learning series.

All courses are held at Adath Israel, 250 N. Highland Avenue, Merion Station, PA  19066

 

The Passport (4 Week Series)

Our Passport series run for 4 weeks, offering two morning classes a day Monday through Thursday in September, January, and May. In the summer, we present 4 entertainment programs with a buffet lunch and four lectures with light refreshments.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

joan steinberg and marilyn rosenbaum at main line1The Semester (8 Week Series)

Our Semester series runs for 8 weeks, also with scheduled morning classes Monday through Thursday, beginning in the late fall (October) and early spring (March). Each series offers diverse courses and instructors.

 


 

 
 

mack tobi sandy  phyllis at battery parkSlipper Book Club and Trips

Our free Slipper Book Club meets once a month on Thursdays at Adath Israel. 

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST MEETING TIMES AND BOOK SELECTIONS

 

 

Our local trips (including lunch at a popular local eatery), feature diverse venues such as museums, concerts, special exhibitions and shows. We have visited the Barnes Museum, Winterthur, the Brandywine Museum, The Garden of Sculpture, Mural Arts Trolley Tour, the Franklin Institute and attended Philadelphia Orchestra concerts. Our New York excursions have been to the 911 Memorial, the Museum of the Moving Image and two Broadway shows.

 

 

 

Prices for Special Classes and Trips

Click on our current program guide for all course and trip descriptions along with dates, times, and prices.

 

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON CURRENT TRIPS



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Information

No Membership Fee

There is no membership fee to participate in Golden Slipper on the Main Line programs—just an annual registration fee of $18. This fee is waived for the first year for those individuals who are new to our programs and members of Adath Israel.

Diverse Courses from Which to Choose!

You can choose individual courses that spark your interest, or you can purchase the entire package (all courses in the series) at a 20% savings. Courses are offered on a 4 or 8 weeks basis and not by the individual class hour.

 

 

 

About Slipper on the Main Line

photoGolden Slipper on the Main Line offers the best of Lifelong Learning for active, independent Jewish seniors. Our year round programs feature diverse courses such as world affairs, film, history, art, literature, music, theater, a renowned Monday speakers' forum, Jewish cultural interests and more. You are sure to find topics that will spark your interest and passion for learning.

Looking to travel to interesting local and metropolitan destinations? Golden Slipper on the Main Line takes exciting trips that you can enjoy with your friends while experiencing cultural, historical and entertainment themed excursions.

**All courses are held at:  Adath Israel, 250 N. Highland Avenue, Merion Station, PA  19066**

 

 

 

 

Engage in Your Passion for Lifelong Learning at Golden Slipper on the Main Line!




Staff Directory

Marcia Garrell, Executive Director

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Phone: 215-877-6667

Office Manager

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Moriah SimonHazani, Program Manager

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Phone: 610-359-8632, ext. 11

Program Assistant

Phone: 610-359-8632

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