Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Elul 17, 5775
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. 
 

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Fri. Sep 11
11:30 AM
Dr. Nina Haydel will do her impersonation of Frida Kahlo. The Meyers Library at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 2nd Floor, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA.
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Fri. Sep 11
5:30 PM
5:30 p.m. PreK – 2nd Grade: Rosh Hashanah Stories & Crafts 6:00 p.m. La Pergola Catered Dinner 6:30 p.m. Outdoor Service
Mon. Sep 14
3:00 PM
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.
Thu. Sep 17
11:30 AM
Ed Eisner will speak about the Pope and Jews, sponsored by the Rosenau Fund. The Meyers Library at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 2nd Floor, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA.
Fri. Sep 18
7:00 PM
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.

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