Friday, April 29, 2016 Nisan 21, 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

Sun. May 15
12:30 AM
Meyers Library Author Event: Leslie Kimmelman Sunday, May 15, 12:30 p.m.
Thu. May 19
11:30 AM
Adult Education: Salvador Dali Thursday, May 19, 11:30 a.m.
Fri. May 20
5:45 PM
Join us as we honor our Preschool Teachers for their dedication to our wonderful community. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA.
Fri. May 20
7:00 PM
Join us for our Family Shabbat Services at Keneseth Israel. Bring your children and extended family for this special fun, musical service!
Tue. May 24
6:30 PM
Play BINGO for a chance to win a designer handbag! Light refreshments will be served. Your check to Women of KI is your reservation.

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