FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 27, 2016

January 2017 Community/Religious Events
For Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

All events without ** are held at
8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA  19027
For more information call:  215-887-8700

All events and activities can be seen at http://www.kenesethisrael.org

Special Events:
Masterpieces of Holocaust Literature by Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D.
Wednesday, January 4
7:30 p.m.
Senior Rabbi, Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D., shares and explains selections of Holocaust literature. $10 per person/non-members. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information and to register, call 215-887-8700 or e-mail pam@kenesethisrael.org.

Temple Judea Museum Exhibition Opening: From Aleph to Tav; Unique Works by Mordechai Rosenstein, painter and calligrapher
Sunday, January 8
3:00 p.m.
Mordechai discusses the secret of the Hebrew Alphabet at the opening of his exhibition, “From Aleph to Tav.” The Temple Judea Museum at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-2027.

Adult Education: Exploring Jewish Symbolism in Prints and Handmade Paper, presented by Marlene D’Orazio Adler
Monday, January 9
11:30 a.m.
Marlene D’Orazio Adler is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Philadelphia College of Art. She is involved with the Guild of Papermakers and makes her own paper with which she makes collages. This presentation will include a workshop in the art of papermaking. $10 per class if not an Adult Ed Member; KI Members: $36 per person/year; Synagogue-Affiliated: $75 per person/year; Unaffiliated: $125 per person/year. The Meyers Library at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 2nd Floor, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.

Jewish Film Series: Dough (2015)
Thursday, January 19
7:00 p.m.
An old Jewish Baker hires a young Muslim man to work in his failing kosher bakery. When his apprentice’s marijuana stash accidentally falls in the mixing dough, the challah flies off the shelves. This hilarious, heartwarming story about overcoming prejudice and finding redemption in unexpected places is a must see! Free and open to the public! The Meyers Library at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 2nd Floor, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.

Jewish Film Series: Dough (2015)
Tuesday, January 24
1:00 p.m.
An old Jewish Baker hires a young Muslim man to work in his failing kosher bakery. When his apprentice’s marijuana stash accidentally falls in the mixing dough, the challah flies off the shelves. This hilarious, heartwarming story about overcoming prejudice and finding redemption in unexpected places is a must see! Free and open to the public! The Meyers Library at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 2nd Floor, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.

January Religious Events:
Traditional Shabbat Evening Services
Friday, January 6, 27
8:00 p.m.
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.

WINSTY WEEKEND: Shabbat Evening Services led by KIFTY
Friday, January 13
8:00 p.m.
Our Youth Group (teens) leads a creative and musical Shabbat service. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.

Family Shabbat Evening Service
Friday, January 20
7:00 p.m.
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.

Weekly Events:
Torah Study
Saturdays, January 7, 14, 21, 28
9:00 a.m.
Begin Shabbat morning at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel with an engaging discussion of the weekly portion.  Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.

Congregational Shabbat Morning Service
Saturdays, January 7, 21
10:30 a.m.
The KI Community celebrates a congregational simcha at this engaging Shabbat service, led by KI clergy. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.

Shabbat Morning Service with the KI Minyanaires
Saturdays, January 14, 28
10:30 a.m.
Our KI Minyanaires lead this warm, engaging Shabbat service. Kiddush Nosh and Kibbitz following service. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.

Submitted by:
Lindsay DeMarco, Keneseth Israel
215-887-8700 (office)  267-474-4364 (mobile)
ldemarco@kenesethisrael.org

July 6, 2017

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