Hilltoppers is a community of mature adults (55+) who are interested in current affairs, cultural experiences, Jewish-related issues, and local life. Everyone is welcome to join us at our Board and Program meetings, as well as on our day trips, theater excursions and Book Club meetings.

Please join us by calling Liz Mellman at 610-649-7807.


Hilltopper Meeting Schedule


Board Meetings
Dates: 1st Thursday of the month
Time: 10:30 AM

Program Meetings
Dates: 3rd Thursday of the month
Time: 1:30 PM or 7:30 PM

Book Club
Previous discussions have included books such as Suite Francaise, The World To Come, The Glass Castle, and A Thousand Splendid Suns.
Dates: 2nd Thursday of the month
Time: 1:30 PM










MM-Monthly Meeting BD-Board Meeting
BK-Book Discussion Group TBA-To Be Announced



6 BD 10:30 am  
13 BK 1:30 pm Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
 27 MM 7:30 pm  Dr. Les Rachlin: Jewish American Folk Song ... Including Elvis
4 BD 10:30 am  
11 BK 1:30 pm The Book of Separation by Tova Mirvis
18 MM 7:30 pm Daniel Endy: Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Social Media But Were Afraid To Ask
1 BD 10:30 am  
8 BK 1:30 pm  A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
15 MM 7:30 pm Lori Lowenthal Marcus: Origins of Jewish Superstitions
6 BD 10:30 am  
13 BK 1:30 pm The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg
20 MM 1:30 pm Ed Eisen: A Reporter’s Front Row Seat to History
3 BD 10:30 am  
10 BK 1:30 pm The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
17 MM 1:30 pm Cathryn Miller-Wilson: Immigration and HIAS-Pennsylvania
7 BD 10:30 am  
14 BK 1:30 pm The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin
  MM   (no program)
7 BD 10:30 am  
14 BK 1:30 pm The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
21 MM 1:30 pm The Old Comrades: Band Music from the 30s, 40s & Beyond
4 BD 10:30 am  
11 MM 1:30 pm Diane G. Steinbrink: Jewish Playwrights + Monologues
25  BK 1:30 pm  And After the Fire by Lauren Belfer
2 BD 10:30 am  
10 BK 1:30 pm My Notorious Life by Kate Manning
16 MM 7:00 pm Closing Dinner & Jeff Dershin Music: 1-Man Band and Vocalist (date might be tentative)
6 BD 10:30 am  
13 BK 1:30 pm No One Is Coming To Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts