Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Tammuz 25, 5774
Organization:
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Cost:
Free and open to everyone
Location:
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park  Pennsylvania  19027
United States
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Keneseth Israel, founded in March 1847, was the fourth congregation to be established by the expanding Jewish community of Philadelphia.

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

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. 
Sun. Oct 5
3:00 PM
More information coming soon! 
Fri. Oct 10
8:00 PM
Join us for Evening Shabbat Services at Keneseth Israel!

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