Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Elul 18, 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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Mon. Sep 21
2:30 PM
KI President, Dr. Arnold Meshkov, will speak about Jews and medicine.  The Meyers Library at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 2nd Floor, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA.
Wed. Sep 23
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Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.
Sun. Sep 27
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4:30 p.m. Sukkot Program 5:00 p.m. Family Sukkot Service 6:30 p.m. Brown Bag Dinner
Mon. Sep 28
10:30 AM
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Mon. Sep 28
2:30 PM
Sheldon Seligsohn will discuss the 10 Most Controversial Supreme Court Cases, sponsored by the Rosenau fund.The Meyers Library at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 2nd Floor, 8339 Old

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