Friday, September 30, 2016 Elul 27, 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

Sat. Oct 1
9:00 AM
Begin Shabbat morning at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel with an engaging discussion of the weekly portion. The Meyers Library at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old
Sat. Oct 1
9:00 AM
*Shabbat service led by bar or bat mitzvah student­. 
Mon. Oct 3
3:00 PM
Visitors will be asked to provide identification and sign in. Our goal is to provide a safe and secure environment with limited inconvenience. 
Mon. Oct 3
4:30 PM
Empty your pockets and fill your soul at this charming, family friendly tashlich service in Wall Park. 
Thu. Oct 6
7:00 PM
Meet the Candidates Forum Thursday, October 6 7:00 p.m.
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