Monday, December 5, 2016 Kislev 5, 5777
Organization:
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Cost:
Free for all Adult Ed registrants, $10 for others
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

"Yontif" in America

April 25, 2013 12:30 PM

Dr. Reena Friedman, speaker:

This talk is a survey of the celebration of Jewish holidays in various periods of American history, 
citing primary sources. The talk, enhanced by an engaging power point presentation, is a journey through American Jewish history, using the calendar as our guide.
 
Dr. Reena Sigman Friedman is Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History at the 
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, as well as an Instructor in the Gratz College Scholars Program (life-long learning). She is the author of “These Are Our Children: Jewish Orphanages in the United States,” 1880-1925, several encyclopedia entries, and numerous scholarly articles. 
 

More Events from Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

Sun. Dec 11
4:00 PM
Depue Brothers Band Magical, Grassical Holiday Concert Sunday, December 11, 4:00 p.m.
Mon. Dec 12
11:30 AM
Adult Education: American Art: Backstories Monday, December 12
Thu. Dec 15
11:30 AM
Adult Education: Protection of Bulgarian Jews During WWII Thursday, December 15
Thu. Dec 15
6:30 PM
You don’t have to be an artist to be able to paint a masterpiece!  We bring the art studio to Keneseth Israel. Paint "The Poppy Trio."  Enjoy dessert, coffee and tea; BYOB. $45 per person.
Fri. Dec 16
7:00 PM
Hanukkah Shabbat Evening Service

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