Sunday, October 4, 2015 Tishri 21, 5776
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Free and open to everyone
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

Special Shabbat Sermon: Jews & Comedy in America

July 26, 2013 8:00 PM

From “Sarah laughed” in the Torah to Purim-Shpiels to Borscht Belt comedians, the
Jewish people have had a rich tradition of humor and comedy. Join us for a hysterical look at the history of Jewish comedy (that’s no joke!) spiced with wonderful video clips of Fannie Brice, Henny Youngman, Mickey Katz, Myron Cohen, Jackie Mason and the rest of the gang. Learn why Jewish comedy was so successful in America that “shtick” became an English word. Lecture by Rabbi Lance J. Sussman with a special power point presentation by Joan Myerson Shrager. Followed by a special Oneg Shabbat.

More Events from Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

Sun. Oct 4
5:00 PM
We celebrate the completion of the annual reading of the Torah and start the cycle over again. It is a joyous celebration, when we also consecrate students beginning their Jewish education.
Mon. Oct 5
10:30 AM
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.
Wed. Oct 7
1:30 PM
Learn "How Memoirs Can Change Your World," led by Marilyn Bobrin and Jerry Waxler. $10 per class if not an Adult Ed Member; KI Members: $36 per person/year; Synagogue-Affiliated: $75 per person/yea
Thu. Oct 8
11:30 AM
Art Seidner will speak about the United States policy in the Caribbean from 1895 to 1954.
Mon. Oct 12
12:00 PM
Mondays, October 12, 19, 26 at 12:00 p.m.

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