Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Tammuz 21, 5776

Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

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 in Philadelphia, and only the fifth in the entire country, to take the way of radical experimentation.

For almost 40 years, KI was the only reform congregation in Philadelphia. Keneseth Israel means congregation or assembly of Israel.

Rabbi Lance J. Sussman became KI’s eighth Senior Rabbi in July 2001. 
 

More Events From Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

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.
Fri. Aug 12
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.
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