Thursday, September 29, 2016 Elul 26, 5776
Organization:
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Cost:
Free and open to everyone
Location:
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
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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

Special Shabbat Sermon: Jews & Comedy in America

July 26, 2013 8:00 PM

From “Sarah laughed” in the Torah to Purim-Shpiels to Borscht Belt comedians, the
Jewish people have had a rich tradition of humor and comedy. Join us for a hysterical look at the history of Jewish comedy (that’s no joke!) spiced with wonderful video clips of Fannie Brice, Henny Youngman, Mickey Katz, Myron Cohen, Jackie Mason and the rest of the gang. Learn why Jewish comedy was so successful in America that “shtick” became an English word. Lecture by Rabbi Lance J. Sussman with a special power point presentation by Joan Myerson Shrager. Followed by a special Oneg Shabbat.

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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