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

Welcome to Knesseth Israel Synagogue, Gloversville, NY

Knesseth 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.

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Join us for a Purim Fun Service
Friday, March 6th - 7 PM
Purim Spiel, Hamentashen, New Songs
Wear a Costume and Join the FUN!

Movie Afternoon at KISMovie Afternoon
Sunday, March 8th at 2 PM

"This is Where I Leave You" Based on the best-selling Jonathan Tropper novel about a family, together for the first time in years, at their father's Shiva. All-star cast. Coffee & chat after the movie.
Community Shabbat Dinner
Friday, March 20th -
Dinner at 6 PM followed by Shabbat services

Come celebrate the beauty of Shabbat
Traditional Chicken dinner
$8 - Children under 12 / $4.00
Reservations must be in by March 12th

Yom HaShoah Commenoration
April 14th at 7 PM
Guest Speaker:
Holocaust Survivor, Rose Westheimer

Women's Rosh Chodesh Study Group & Pot Luck Lunch

Inaugural Meeting
Sunday, April 19th at 1 PM
Ruth Levinton's Home

Rosh Chodesh is traditionally a "Women's Holiday" and Jewish women have been gathering to study, to learn, to celebrate.
Topic - "Women in Judaism"

NOAH Project

2015 Schedule for our Volunteer efforts at NOAH

Sunday, March 1
Sunday, June 7
Sunday, Sept 13
Sunday, Dec 20

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.

Food Panty Collection

We are continuing to collect items for donation to the Park Terrace Food Pantry. Drop off non-perishable food items to the box in our lobby (when office is open - M-F until Noon or before services).