Saturday, December 10, 2016 Kislev 10, 5777

Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027

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 in Philadelphia, and only the fifth in the entire country, to take the way of radical experimentation.

For almost 40 years, KI was the only reform congregation in Philadelphia. Keneseth Israel means congregation or assembly of Israel.

Rabbi Lance J. Sussman became KI’s eighth Senior Rabbi in July 2001. 
 

More Events From Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

Sat. Dec 10
10:30 AM
Saturdays, December 10, 24, 31 10:30 a.m.
Sun. Dec 11
4:00 PM
Depue Brothers Band Magical, Grassical Holiday Concert Sunday, December 11, 4:00 p.m.
Mon. Dec 12
11:30 AM
Adult Education: American Art: Backstories Monday, December 12
Thu. Dec 15
11:30 AM
Adult Education: Protection of Bulgarian Jews During WWII Thursday, December 15
Thu. Dec 15
6:30 PM
You don’t have to be an artist to be able to paint a masterpiece!  We bring the art studio to Keneseth Israel. Paint "The Poppy Trio."  Enjoy dessert, coffee and tea; BYOB. $45 per person.
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