Friday, October 9, 2015 Tishri 26, 5776
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Free for all Adult Ed registrants, $10 for others
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

"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

Mon. Oct 19
2:30 PM
Hazzan David Tilman will share his extensive expertise on the topic.
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Tue. Oct 20
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.
Tue. Oct 20
7:00 PM
KI’s Meyers Library is sponsoring a Jewish Film Series held in conjunction with the KI Community Night Program and the Temple Judea Museum. Library film is $5 if not members of KI.
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Wed. Oct 21
1:30 PM
Marilyn Bobrin and Jerry Waxler continue the discussion on this topic.

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“Big Poppa” by Tom Everhart - PWW©
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Sat. Oct 10
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
9:00 AM
Sat. Oct 10
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
7:00 PM

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