Saturday, July 2, 2016 Sivan 26, 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. Jul 22
8:00 PM
Lance J. Sussman's Special Summer Sermon, "The Jewish Mark Twain:  Sholem Aleichem and the Writing of Fiddler on the Roof "
Fri. Jul 29
8:00 PM
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel welcomes Shabbat at 8:00 p.m. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.
Fri. Aug 5
8:00 PM
Shabbat Evening Service & Rabbi Lance J. Sussman's Lecture: Jews and Politics in America, Part II:  1880-Present immediately following service. 
Sat. Aug 6
9:00 AM
Begin Shabbat morning at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA.
Sat. Aug 6
9:00 AM
Begin Shabbat morning at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel with an engaging discussion of the weekly portion “Gleaning” in Plaut Commentary.

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