Sabbath Services

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


Erev Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah
Erev Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur

Welcome to Knesseth Israel Synagogue, Gloversville, NY

Rabbi Rose DurbinKnesseth 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!

Visit our Blog for pictures & information on History Project & our latest activities AND Follow Us on Facebook

We Wish Everyone

Monday April 14 thru Tuesday evening, April 22
First seder, Monday evening April 14th

Friday, April 11th @ 7PM
Next in Rabbi Durbin's series
"Things Your Bubbe Never Told You"

This month we'll learn new things about Passover.
Click for some new Passover recipes.

Saturday, April 12 @ 10AM
Shabbat HaGadol

The Shabbat before Passover is call Shabbat HaGadol - the "Great Shabbat"

This Shabbat HaGadol we will officially begin using Eit Ratzon, our new Sabbat siddur.
Click to learn more about our new siddur

Yom HaShoah/
Holocaust Rememberance
Sunday, April 27th @ 7 PM

Speaker - Evelyn Loeb
"Lessons of the Holocaust- a Second Generation Perspective"
Film "The Lady in # 6 - Music Saved My Life"
The inspiring story of Alice Sommer, the oldest known survivor (109 at the time of the movie)

NOAH Project

Knesseth Israel Synagogue volunteers at the NOAH Community Meal Program to serve a hot meal to those within our community in need. Mark your calendar for the 2014 schedule and plan to join us at any (or all) these dates:
Sunday, Feb 9th,
Sunday, May 18th
Sunday, Aug 17th
Sunday, Nov 23rd.

We meet at St. John's Episcopal Church (1 N. Market Street, Johnstown) around 10 AM to prepare the lunch and begin serving around 1 PM.

Email us for more information

Torah Portion Study & Discussion - Thurs at 5:15PM

Our weekly Torah study (Parshat ha Shavuah) meets whenever our Hebrew School is in session (call office to make sure about this)

Join us for an opportunity to learn and be part of a lively weekly discussion. No need to register - join any time.

Food Panty Collection

We have been collecting 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).