Congregation Kol Ami is an inclusive, egalitarian Jewish community, serving the Jewish community of the Twin Tiers of New York and Pennsylvania.  

We welcome all individuals and families regardless of their level or style of observance, gender or sexual orientation. Congregation Kol Ami is proud to offer a variety of religious, cultural and social programming to accommodate our different approaches to Jewish life. 

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Sisterhood’s 14th Annual Trivia Night: 

Join us for a fun night at the Sisterhood’s 14th Annual Trivia Night, Saturday, January 25, 6:00 PM at Congregation Kol Ami. MC Duo of John Goldman & Cheryl Miller. Make your own team of 6 to 8 people or join a table. Enjoy a fun evening of solving challenging, engaging questions together. Pizza, Beer, Wine, New Cool Prizes and always Yummy desserts. Cost is $10.00 per person with reservation and $12.00 at the door.  Reservations must be in no later than Wednesday January, 22 2020. Call the CKA office at 607-732-7410 or email: If you need gluten free or lactose free pizza please notify the CKA office as soon as possible.
Adult Hebrew Class: 

The next Adult Hebrew Class with Sophie Marmor is Sunday, January 26, 2020 9:30 – 10:30 AM. The class will meet bi-weekly through May 2020.
Adult Education: 

"Judaism--Back to Basics"course with Rabbi Oren Steinitz and Maggid Paul Solyn resumes on Sunday January 26, 2020.
Talmud for Non-Talmudists:

Join Rabbi Oren Steinitz tonight, Monday January 27, 2020 at 7:30 PM. The new series that we have started is Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah. 
JCF Game Days:

Game Days are back in the afternoons beginning on Tuesday January 28, 2020 at 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM in the Jerome & Etkind Library. This is your chance to get together with others, during daylight hours to play Scrabble, Rummikub, any other board game you choose, or the card game of your choice. Bring some warmth of companionship and laughter to yourself and others during the blustery cold days of winter.
Sisterhood Shabbat: 

You are cordially invited to attend our Sisterhood Shabbat on  Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 9:30 AM. A Kiddush luncheon will follow the service
CKA Book Club: 

Our 2019–2020 Book Club meets each month in the Jerome & Etkind Library on the second Wednesday of each month at noon. T our next meeting on meeting February 19, 2020, we will review, Raquela by Ruth Gruber. Borrow this from the CKA library, ask for it at the public library, or purchase it, and join us. Don’t forget to bring your lunch!

1008 W. Water St. Elmira, NY 14905
Phone: 607-732-7410 / 607-734-7735