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Keneseth Israel

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8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
215-887-8700 www.kenesethisrael.org

August 2019

HaMotzi Dinner

August 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Free Community Dinner at KI

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SCIENCE V SOCIETY w/ NATALIE ISSER

August 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Adult Edu at KI - Monday, August 26 10:30 a.m. SCIENCE V SOCIETY NATALIE ISSER SPONSORED BY CLAIRE TUCKMAN Science explains how the world works through observation, experimentation and mathematics. However, it does not provide meaning or a value system for human behavior. It is the community that establishes morality through legend, literature, philosophy and religion As science develops new technology it poses unintended consequences that often challenge beliefs and conventions. Conflicts have occurred throughout history and in our own…

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Senator McCarter’s Senior Fair

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Senator McCarter's Senior Fair at Keneseth Israel: Dear Friends, The July 4th holiday is just around the corner, which means we’re drawing closer to that other mark-your-summertime-calendar event: My seventh annual Senior Fair, which will be held this year from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29 at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Rd., Elkins Park, 19027. Don’t forget to RSVP! Nearly 100 exhibitors — including representatives from federal, state, county and local agencies such as…

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Shabbat Evening Service at Keneseth Israel

August 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Shabbat Evening Service at Keneseth Israel

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September 2019

JEWISH ARTISTS YOU SHOULD KNOW – MARVIN KREITHEN

September 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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$10

Thursday, Sept. 5 11:30 a.m. JEWISH ARTISTS YOU SHOULD KNOW - MARVIN KREITHEN This talk is an overview of the work of noted Jewish artists who are included in the collections of the world's top museums. Part II (from about 1940 to the present) describes the Modern Jewish Artists who have been recognized as the leading artists of our time. Marvin Kreithen was Vice President of the Computerized Manufacturing Systems division of Bridgeport Machines, holder of 6 patents, Administrative Couple…

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“Tikkun Olam: The Origins of Jewish Social Justice”

September 7 @ 10:30 am
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Rabbi Sussman’s Summer Sermon Series, Final Lecture: Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. - "Tikkun Olam: The Origins of Jewish Social Justice"

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LEONARD COHEN: POET, PROPHET AND A BROKEN HALLELUIAH – BEV COHEN

September 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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$10

Monday, September 9 10:30 a.m. LEONARD COHEN: POET, PROPHET AND A BROKEN HALLELUIAH - BEV COHEN We will examine Cohen’s poetry and his singing/ songwriting career in light of his traditional Jewish upbringing in one of Montreal’s most important families. Leonard Norman Cohen (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality and personal relationships. Cohen was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Songwriters…

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A Star’s Brunch

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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$25 – $36

To start off the year, Women of KI and Adult Education are presenting “A Star’s Brunch” on September 15. Brunch will begin at 11 AM. Music will begin promptly at 12:00 PM in the chapel. KI's very own Broadway star Lee Slobotkin, who portrayed leading roles in The Book of Mormon on Broadway and in the National Tour of Wicked, will be entertaining us with tunes from Stage, Screen and more! For further information please email caryltlevin@gmail.com or call 215-887-8700.…

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TIKKUN OLAM, REFUGEES AND ME- JULIE KORNFELD

September 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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$10

Monday, September 16 10:30 a.m. TIKKUN OLAM, REFUGEES AND ME- JULIE KORNFELD This program is a discussion with Julie Kornfeld, a staff attorney and long-time refugee advocate, about the global refugee crisis. Julie will share her personal connection to the cause, debunk some common misconceptions about refugees, and explain the current administration's refugee policies and their effects. Julie Kornfeld is a Staff Attorney at the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), an organization based in New York, that represents refugees and…

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Adult Book Discussion Group: Memento Park Program

September 17 @ 1:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States

Adult Book Discussion Group Memento Park Program (rescheduled from the spring) Tuesday, September 17, 1:00 p.m. The only requirement to join this group is that you have read the book. This is a moderated book discussion and not a book review. Participants are expected to share their insights, reactions, and comments with others who have also read the book. Memento Park is the story of a young man who becomes aware of a painting that he believes was looted from…

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“…Service in Every Cause which Seemed Right and Good.” Edith Emerson on President Theodore Roosevelt

September 20 @ 9:00 am - December 20 @ 5:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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TEMPLE JUDEA MUSEUM Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel EXHIBITION: Fall 2019 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA, 19027 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Rita Rosen Poley, Director/Curator TJMuseum@kenesethisrael.org, 215-887-8700, ext. 416 DATES: Friday September 20th - Friday December 20, 2019 (Reception/Program TBA) EXHIBITION TITLE: "...Service in Every Cause which Seemed Right and Good." Edith Emerson writing about President Theodore Roosevelt Through the prism of historic, 1919 architectural stained glass a contemporary look at Theodore Roosevelt. BACKGROUND: Encouraged by Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf, immediately…

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HaMotzi Dinner

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Free

HaMotzi Dinners: Community Dinner at Keneseth Israel - All Welcome! September 22nd @ 5:00 pm

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Ann Patchett’s The Dutch House at KI

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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$30

The Meyers Library is thrilled to announce that best selling author, Ann Patchett will be at KI on Wednesday morning September 25 to read and discuss her new book, The Dutch House. This program is co-sponsored with the Open Book Bookstore. This book is set in a fictionalized Elkins Park. It is a story of family, betrayal, love, responsibility and sacrifice. Tickets are required for this program. The $30 cost includes admission; a signed copy of the book and coffee…

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October 2019

HaMotzi Dinner

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Free

HaMotzi Dinners: Community Dinner at Keneseth Israel - All Welcome! October 27th @ 5:00 pm

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