Saturday, February 13, 2016 AdarI 4, 5776
Organization:
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Cost:
Free for all Adult Ed registrants, $10 for others
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

"Yontif" in America

April 25, 2013 12:30 PM

Dr. Reena Friedman, speaker:

This talk is a survey of the celebration of Jewish holidays in various periods of American history, 
citing primary sources. The talk, enhanced by an engaging power point presentation, is a journey through American Jewish history, using the calendar as our guide.
 
Dr. Reena Sigman Friedman is Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History at the 
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, as well as an Instructor in the Gratz College Scholars Program (life-long learning). She is the author of “These Are Our Children: Jewish Orphanages in the United States,” 1880-1925, several encyclopedia entries, and numerous scholarly articles. 
 

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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