Saturday, February 13, 2016 AdarI 4, 5776
Organization:
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Cost:
Free and open to all
Location:
8339 Old York Road
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

Rock Shabbat

December 20, 2013 7:00 PM
Come to KI  a Shabbat experience like no other. For the first time ever, Rock Shabbat features our teen modern rock group, The Hebrew Hammers and our adult classic rock group, The 
Jewveniles, performing live together. 
 
The intergenerational, collaborative effort is a showcase of family talent. 
 
Our Shabbat prayers get the rock treatment at this musical service. The Hammers give a modern rock twist to the Bar’chu, singing it to the popular tune “Hey Ho.” The Jewveniles sing the V’Shamru to the Grateful Dead’s “Truckin’,” and together, the groups perform L’Cha Dodi to the famous Doors song “Hello, I Love You.” 
 
Our visual presentation that evening will have a “retro” feel, with images reminiscent of the heyday of rock and roll. Even Rabbi’s sermon will be in keeping with the theme, as we learn how something that doesn’t seem Jewish, like rock and roll, really can be Jewish.
 
 

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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