KI has a wide variety of spaces to fit all of your event needs - large or small, casual or formal. We have banquet facilities as well as a professional kitchen. While you may use any caterer, we do not allow pork or shellfish to be served. Whether you are planning a wedding, concert, bar or bat mitzvah, baby shower or any other special event, please consider Keneseth Israel.
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Our facilities are handicapped accessible in every way, including restrooms. We have a great stage, sound and lighting systems, and we are centrally located for the greater Philadelphia area and its suburbs, with over 300 parking spaces.
The Sanctuary at KI has undergone a recent overhaul including a new sound and AV system, new ceiling and sound proofing and new flooring, as well as refurbishment of the 800 seats. The Bimah (Hebrew for stage) is constructed from terrazo marble, and its dimensions are 45 ft × 15 ft (675 sqft).
The K/G Auditorium is a large hall with a stage that is ideal for performances, rehearsals, classes and auditions, etc. The space can accommodate 400+ for sit-down affairs and 800 for theater- style seating. A commercial kitchen with loading dock is attached. The dimensions of the space are 84 ft × 110 ft (9240 sq ft), not including ceiling height.
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Interested in hosting a meeting or large fair? Click here for a video from Senator McCarter's Senior Fair, held annually at KI.