Friday, August 29, 2014 Elul 3, 5774

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

Thu. Sep 25
4:30 PM
Empty your pockets and fill your soul at this charming, family friendly tashlich service in Wall Park. 
Fri. Sep 26
8:00 PM
Join us for Evening Shabbat Services at Keneseth Israel!
Fri. Oct 3
6:00 PM
Start Yom Kippor right at the Family Kol Nidre Service at Keneseth Israel. Guests welcome. 
Sat. Oct 4
2:00 PM
Atone on the holiest of holy days at Keneseth Israel. Guests welcome. 
Fri. Oct 10
8:00 PM
Join us for Evening Shabbat Services at Keneseth Israel!
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