Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Shevat 30, 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

Tue. Feb 9
12:30 PM
An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners. The Meyers Library at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel,
Fri. Feb 12
8:00 PM
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel welcomes Shabbat at 6:00 p.m. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.
Fri. Feb 19
5:45 PM
Sing, listen to stories and celebrate Shabbat with tots and preschool families. Dinner $10 per adult, $5 per child (12 and younger).
Fri. Feb 19
7:00 PM
Explore how faith and reason go hand in hand in this instrumented musical service that will heighten your spirituality and mindfulness. Wine Tasting at 6:30 p.m. Special music by Chana Rothman.
Tue. Feb 23
6:30 PM
Community Night at KI connects people through mutual interest and provides a platform to educate one another, powered by the generous time donated by our volunteer instructors.

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