Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
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 office@kenesethisrael.org

More Events from Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

Fri. Sep 19
7:00 PM
Join us for our Family Shabbat Services at Keneseth Israel. Bring your children and extended family for this special fun, musical service! 
Thu. Sep 25
3:00 PM
Bring everyone to KI's Family Rosh Hashanah Family service! Open to all - guests are encouraged.
Thu. Sep 25
4:30 PM
Empty your pockets and fill your soul at this charming, family friendly tashlich service in Wall Park. 
Fri. Sep 26
8:00 PM
Join us for Evening Shabbat Services at Keneseth Israel!

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