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
Dr. Anita Shmukler and Rabbi Alan Weitzman, speakers -
Older and Bolder is designed to help readers: take inventory of their lives, determine what they wish to accomplish in their remaining years, deal with inevitable changes, make amends, face death and dying, and think about the possibility of an afterlife.
Rabbi Alan Weitzman was a rabbi for over thirty years in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and for over fifteen years in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Anita Shmukler received her Ph.D. in Rhetoric at Temple University, where she taught for many years. She was also a faculty member in Penn State's Continuing and Distance Education.
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