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Organization:
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Location:
8339 Old York Rd
Elkins Park, PA 19027
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Keneseth Israel, founded in March 1847, was the fourth congregation to be established by the expanding Jewish community of Philadelphia. Orthodox in observance at first, KI adopted reform in 1855, and thus became the first progressive congregation

Once Upon a Neighborhood: Jewish Life in Strawberry Mansion, Logan and Oak Lane, 1919-1960

August 15, 2014 8:00 PM

Philadelphia Jewish Heritage Shabbat at Keneseth Israel.

A special visual service and illustrated presentation by Rabbi Lance Sussman and Joan Myerson Shrager celebrating Philadelphia's Jewish Neighborhoods from World War I to 1960. The Mansion, Logan and all the way to Cheltenham Ave. were once thriving Jewish neighborhoods in a multi-ethnic city. Join us to remember, to learn and to share memories of city sidewalks, trolleys, and family businesses galore. 

Super Oneg to follow. Everyone welcome!

For more info call 215-887-8702 or e-mail [email protected]

More Events from Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

Sat. Aug 1
9:00 AM
Saturdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29  at 9:00 a.m.
Mon. Aug 3
12:00 PM
Mondays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 
Fri. Aug 7
8:00 PM
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.
Fri. Aug 21
7:00 PM
Informal Shabbat service. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.
Fri. Aug 28
8:00 PM
Shabbat evening service with a special sermon by Rabbi Sussman, a trained historian in the field of American Jewish History.

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