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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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Yom Ha'atzmaut
Israeli Independence Day
Thursday, April 23rd

Happy 67th birthday ISRAEL!



Breakfast Program
Sunday, May 3rd, 10AM
Call Office for Reservations

Guest Speaker: Gloversville native & KIS alumni,
Matthew Menachem Feuer
Dr. Feuer is Visiting Professor of Jewish studies, Philosophy, and Comparative Literature at York University, in Toronto, Ontario. His teaching and research focus on Jewish life, culture and comedy focusing on the schlemiel character. He has written over 20 academic articles, maintains a very popular blog and is writing a book on these subjects.

Check his blog "The Home of Schlemiel Theory"
Join us for an informative, FUN morning.
$5 Donation/Call for Reservations

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).