Sabbath Services

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

High HolidaySchedule of Services

.... Sat, Sept 5th 7 PM

Rosh Hashanah
Erev Rosh Hashanah
.... Sun, Sept 13 - 7PM
First Day
... Mon, Sept 14 - 9AM
Second Day
... Tues, Sept 15- 9AM

Memorial Service
at Cemetery
Sun, Sept 20 - 10 AM

Yom Kippur
Kol Nidre
..Tues, Sept 22-7PM
Yom Kippur Day
.. Wed, Sept 23 - 9AM

Celebration for Sukkot & Simchat Torah
... Fri, Oct 2 - 7PM

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.

Happy Chanukah

We wish ALL a Happy Holiday
filled with joy and wonderful memories

Join us for our Chanukah Celebration (see below)
and get your Chanukah Gifts at KIS.
Call the Office for days/times to see our selection of Judaic gifts.


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.

Chanukah Celebration at
Friday, Dec 11th
Dinner at 5:45
Services at 7 PM

Please join us at a Special
Latke Dinner before Services
Call Office for Information & Reservations by Dec 3rd.
This is also our Welcome to Prospective Members
Please give name and address of Jewish friends, family & neighbors who would like to learn about KIS

Thursday, Nov 19th
Topic - Are Conservative & Reform still relevant designations for non-Orthodox Jews?
Pot Luck Dinner & Discussion starts at 6PM
Call Ruth if you can attend.

NOAH Project

2015 Schedule for our Volunteer efforts at NOAH

Sunday, Sept 13
Sunday, Dec 20

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.