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 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.
Mon. Oct 24
10:30 AM
Visitors will be asked to provide identification and sign in. Our goal is to provide a safe and secure environment with limited inconvenience.
Wed. Oct 26
1:30 PM
Israel Committee Film: Time of Favor (2000) Wednesday, October 26 1:30 p.m.
Thu. Oct 27
11:30 AM
Adult Education: Election 2016 Thursday, October 27 11:30 a.m.
Advertisement

Subscribe To our E-Newsletter

Categories