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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.

Shavuot
Sunday - Monday, June 12 & 13

Shavuot, the feast of weeks, is celebrated seven weeks after the second Passover seder and marks the end of the Counting of the Omer. Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.

Join us to celebrate this joyous holiday and the graduation of our Hebrew School students at
Friday evening services
June 10th at 7 PM


35th Annual KIS Benefit
at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC)
Wednesday, August 17th
Conductor - Yannick Nezet
Soloist - Andre Watts

GRAMMY Award winning pianist & 1988 Avery Fish Prize winner, André Watts returns to the SPAC stage. He received a 2011 National Medal of Arts and in 2006 was inducted into the Hollywood Bowl of Fame to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his debut (with The Philadelphia Orchestra). This is a wonderful evening of FUN and great music to enjoy with your friends. Call the Office tor reserve your tickets.

Monday, May 9th
6 PM at Ruth's Home
Pot Luck Light Dinner

Topic - "Life of Hannah Senesh"

Hannah Senesh is a heroine of the Holocaust. Living as a pioneer in Palestine at the start of the Holocaust, Hannah trained as a Special Operations Executive paratrooper and became one of 37 British Army into Yugoslavia.

Knesseth Israel

Friday, June 24th

Join us for a Family Summer BBQ
Sabbath Services will follow BBQ

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.