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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

September 2019

“…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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October 2019

MASTERPIECES OF JEWISH LITERATURE : THE SPIRITUAL WORLD OF RABBI ABRAHAM JOSHUA HESCHEL

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Non-members: $10

Wednesday, October 23 7:30-9:00 p.m. MASTERPIECES OF JEWISH LITERATURE : THE SPIRITUAL WORLD OF RABBI ABRAHAM JOSHUA HESCHEL - RABBI LANCE J. SUSSMAN Ph.D. Free for Members. $10 for non-members. Contact Pam @ 215-887-8700 to register.

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Adult Edu at KI: STANLEY SIEGEL – JOHN MARSHALL

October 24 @ 11:30 am
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Non-members: $10

Thursday, October 24 11:30 a.m. STANLEY SIEGEL - JOHN MARSHALL Stan Siegel will discuss John Marshall’s political background as a Federalist and his impact on our judicial system. Stan is a graduate of CCNY and Columbia graduate school and is a former professor at /Temple University.

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Walk Softly and Carry a Big Shtick: Teddy Roosevelt, Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf and the American Jewish Community.”

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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FOR MORE INFORMATION: Rita Rosen Poley, Director/Curator TJMuseum@kenesethisrael.org, 215-887-8700, ext. 416 (ADD IMAGES) Please join us Friday October 25, 2019, at 8PM when Rabbi Lance J. Sussman Ph.D. will speak, in a post service presentation, in celebration of the Temple Judea Museum's current exhibition, "...Service in Every Cause which Seemed Right and Good." The title of Rabbi Sussman's talk is "Walk Softly and Carry a Big Shtick: Teddy Roosevelt, Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf and the American Jewish Community." This exhibition commemorates…

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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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Adult Edu. at KI: SCANDALOUS – DR. PHYLLIS GOTKIN

October 28 @ 10:30 am
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Non-members: $10

Monday, October 28 10:30 a.m. SCANDALOUS - DR. PHYLLIS GOTKIN Scandalous is a presentation that discusses the change in morality on three continents over 1100 years. Pictures of works of art are shown to illustrate these changes. Some were not accepted then, and are now; some were accepted then, but are not accepted today; some have never changed. Phyllis Gotkin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and received her PhD in 1986. She taught hematology for forty- five years. The…

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The Oslo Diaries at KI

October 30 @ 1:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Free

KI Israel Cultural & Advocacy Committee: KI ISRAEL FILM SERIES 2019: Wednesdays in the KI Chapel. “THE OSLO DIARIES” October 30th, 1:00 PM

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November 2019

I.M. Wise Shabbat Evening Service at KI

November 1 @ 8:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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11/1/19 8PM Shabbat - I.M. Wise Shabbat Evening Service w/guest speaker Rabbi Ken Kanter: Roots of Reform Judaism at Keneseth Israel

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Adult Edu. at KI: M. MORDECHAI KAPLAN: EXISTENTIALIST JUDAISM. MARVIN KREITHEN

November 4 @ 10:30 am
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Non-members: $10

Monday, November 4 10:30 a.m. M. MORDECHAI KAPLAN: EXISTENTIALIST JUDAISM. MARVIN KREITHEN Kaplan was a naturalist and humanist, concepts which later in the 20th century morphed into existentialist thought. The talk has two parts. 1) Who was Mordecai Kaplan and what did he say about Judaism. 2)How were his beliefs congruent with existentialist thinking.

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Freilachs, Klezmer, Broadway, Yiddish and Much more: Listen to the Music in the TJMuseum Record Collection

November 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Freilachs, Klezmer, Broadway, Yiddish and Much more: Listen to the Music in the TJMuseum Record Collection There are more than 1,000 phonograph records, CDs and tapes in the collection of the Temple Judea Museum. They cover every genre you can imagine from "My Fair Lady" in Yiddish to Golda Meir speaking about the founding of the State of Israel, to Klezmer classics, Israeli music, Broadway, music by women, humor and much, much more! Come and hear some of these treasures…

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Shabbat Evening Services at Keneseth Israel

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027 United States
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Friday 11/8 6pm Tot Shabbat Service 11/8 8pm Shabbat Service - King David Harp Society: *Friday, November 8, 8:00 p.m. Keystone State Boychoir with Shir KI. Special Musical Program in Remembrance of Kristallnacht.

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