Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Kislev 19, 5776
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Free and open to the public
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

Book Discussion - Nemesis by Philip Roth

April 10, 2013 1:30 PM

An adult book discussion group take place on Tuesday April 9 at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday April 10 at 10:30 a.m. We will discuss Nemesis by Philip Roth. Come to either the Tuesday or Wednesday session. Nemesis is a work of fiction. It takes place during the summer of 1944. The plot revolves around a polio epidemic and how it affects the Jewish community in Newark, New Jersey.

Roth examines the themes of disease, fear, panic, anger, guilt, bewilderment, suffering, and pain. He has said that Nemesis will be his last novel.

More Events from Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

Fri. Dec 11
7:00 PM
Hanukkah Shabbat Evening Service Friday, December 11 7:00 p.m.
Thu. Dec 17
11:30 AM
Adult Education: “I Was in Charge of the Construction of the Israeli Military Base Shown in ‘Beneath the Helmet’” Thursday, December 17
Fri. Dec 18
7:00 PM
Hanukkah Shabbat Evening Service Friday, December 11 7:00 p.m.
Fri. Dec 25
6:00 PM

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Mary Bert Gutman Early Learning Center
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
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Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
10:30 AM-11:30 AM
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The Seven Good Years Cover
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
1:30 PM

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