Thursday, August 25, 2016 Av 21, 5776

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

Thu. Aug 25
6:00 PM
“Let’s Talk About Rebecca Gratz (1781 – 1869)”Women of Keneseth Israel & MBIEE Summer Wine and Dessert Event Thursday, August 25
Fri. Aug 26
5:45 PM
Join us for this Playscape Tot shabbat dinner and service! This musical service is perfect for toddlers, young children and children of all ages.  Please RSVP to Naomi - 215-887-8700.
Fri. Aug 26
8:00 PM
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel welcomes Shabbat at 8:00 p.m. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.
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