Sunday, February 14, 2016 AdarI 5, 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

Fri. Feb 19
5:45 PM
Sing, listen to stories and celebrate Shabbat with tots and preschool families. Dinner $10 per adult, $5 per child (12 and younger).
Fri. Feb 19
7:00 PM
Explore how faith and reason go hand in hand in this instrumented musical service that will heighten your spirituality and mindfulness. Wine Tasting at 6:30 p.m. Special music by Chana Rothman.
Tue. Feb 23
6:30 PM
Community Night at KI connects people through mutual interest and provides a platform to educate one another, powered by the generous time donated by our volunteer instructors.
Fri. Feb 26
8:00 PM
Share a night of cuisine, culture & camaraderie. Enjoy a Jewish-Italian dinner (by RSVP only) then join us for an Italiano Shabbat Service with a variety of great musicians!
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