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Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
8339 Old York Rd
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

Once Upon a Neighborhood: Jewish Life in Strawberry Mansion, Logan and Oak Lane, 1919-1960

August 15, 2014 8:00 PM

Philadelphia Jewish Heritage Shabbat at Keneseth Israel.

A special visual service and illustrated presentation by Rabbi Lance Sussman and Joan Myerson Shrager celebrating Philadelphia's Jewish Neighborhoods from World War I to 1960. The Mansion, Logan and all the way to Cheltenham Ave. were once thriving Jewish neighborhoods in a multi-ethnic city. Join us to remember, to learn and to share memories of city sidewalks, trolleys, and family businesses galore. 

Super Oneg to follow. Everyone welcome!

For more info call 215-887-8702 or e-mail [email protected]

More Events from Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

Thu. Oct 20
11:30 AM
Adult Education: Film Noir Thursday, October 20 11:30 a.m.
Fri. Oct 21
4:30 PM
4:30 p.m. Erev Sukkot Service with Shir Joy 5:00 p.m. Brown Bag Dinner in the Sukkah 5:30 p.m.
Fri. Oct 21
7:00 PM
Sukkot/Simchat Torah Shabbat including Consecration of New Students and Torah Parade Friday, October 21 7:00 p.m.
Sat. Oct 22
6:00 PM
Music Arts Presents: Violinist Jennifer Koh & Pianist Shai Wosner Saturday October 22
Sun. Oct 23
7:00 PM
We celebrate the completion of the annual reading of the Torah and start the cycle over again. Visitors will be asked to provide identification and sign in.

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KleinLife: Center City
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JEVS Career Strategies
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