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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.


Passover begins Friday evening, April 22nd

No Sabbath services at KIS on Friday evening & Saturday morning (April 22nd & 23rd)

Have a 'Sweet' Passover

Yiskor at services on Saturday April 30th
(last day of Passover)


Yom Ha'Shoah Program
Wed, May 4th @ 7 PM
Speaker : Murray Jaros


We are honored to welcome Holocaust survivor Murray Jaros to speak at our Yom Hashoah Commenoration. Mr. Jaros was a child during the Holocaust and speaks at synagogue, colleges & schools about his experience.
Open to ALL

Rosh Chodesh Study Group

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.


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.