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Join us for
Sabbath Services

Friday --------- 7:00pm
Saturday --- 10:00 am

Refreshments &
Fellowship follow

Welcome to Knesseth Israel Synagogue, Gloversville, NY

Lay Leader Suzanne SchermerhornKnesseth Israel Synagogue (KIS) is a Conservative synagogue serving the Jewish population of Fulton & Montgomery Counties and surrounding areas in Upstate New York since 1891. At 120+, we are one of the oldest continuously operating congregations in the Northeast,
We are fully egalitarian and encourage each person to participate as much as they wish or are able to. Our services are a mixture of Hebrew & English. We welcome members of diverse backgrounds and with all levels of knowledge and experience of Judaism.

We invite you to learn more about Knesseth Israel on this website and join us for services. You will be warmly welcomed and you'll see that we also LOVE TO SING especially with our Lay Leader Suzanne Schermerhorn who brings her guitar, her beautiful voice and new songs to every service.

Tu B'Shevat Seder


Tu B'Shevat (the 15th of Shevat) is the traditional Birthday of the Trees. We take this opportunity
to celebrate all the good we receive from nature
and trees.

Join us for a special Tu B'Shevat Sedar
Saturday, Jan 23rd
After services (services start at 10 AM)
Dairy lunch to follow

Celebrate on your own by planting trees in Israel through our Hadassah group or JNF.


Hebrew School Enrollment

Our Hebrew School is led by an experience, certified teacher who brings her love of learning and Judaism to our students. Call office for information about enrollment.

Rosh Chodesh Study Group

Our Rosh Chodesh Study Group will commence again in March. In 2016, we'll be studying the life of a Jewish women at each meeting. Email info@knessethisrael.net if you have any questions or want to get our our email list.

Wednesday Minyan

Cabin Fever Minyan

Join us for Cabin Fever Minyan through the winter months Fourth Wednesdays of each month at 5:45PM Jan 24th Feb 23 March 22nd


NOAH Project

2016 Schedule for our Volunteer efforts at NOAH

Sunday, March 20 Sunday, June 19
Sunday, Sept 18 Sunday, Dec 18

We meet at St. John's Episcopal Church (1 N. Market Street, Johnstown) around 10 AM to prepare the lunch and stay to around 1-2 to help serve and cleanup. Come for part or all of these sessions.