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.
Nava Tehila Concert:
The Jewish Center and Federation of Elmira, presents the music of Nava Tehila on Sunday, May 8, 7:00 p.m. in the Braunstein Community Room at Congregation Kol Ami. Music leaders are Daphna Rosenberg and Yoel Sykes and instrumentalists Colleen Dieker, violin, and Jesse Chevan, percussion. It is Nava Tehila’s only concert this year in upstate New York. Purchase tickets online at jcf nava.eventbrite.com. Admission is $18 for the public, $10 for JCF members, and $10 for students. Masks and proof of vaccination will be required, and there will be no ticket sales at the door. Nava Tehila is a prayer community in Jerusalem that is famous for its original music and for its live events, which attract thousands. Some of their music is sung in services at Congregation Kol Ami, and you can watch a video of their “Oseh Shalom” at https://youtu.be/xM5Nm1TUVG0. Nava Tehila concert is May 8
The Sisterhood of Congregation Kol Ami Cordially invites you and your guests back to our “in person” Donor Dinner Tuesday June 7th, 2022, at 6:00 PM Elmira Country Club 1538 West Church Street, Elmira, N.Y. 14905 Business Meeting * GUEST SPEAKER * Raffle and Door Prizes Jenny Monroe will portray Margaret Sanger Born in Corning on September 14, 1879, and founder of what is now known as Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Look for registration and donor levels in your mail.
Join Rabbi Steinitz Friday, May 6, 2022 at 7:30 a.m. for our Shabbat service. On Saturday, May 7, at 9:00 a.m. We will have Services in House and on the CKA Zoom site. Please call the office for login information
Join us on Saturday May 7, 2022 at 9:00 p.m. for our Havdalah service on the CKA Zoom site. Please call the office for login information
Talmud for Non-Talmudists:
Our next class will be on Monday, May 9, 2022, 7:30 p.m. All classes are on Zoom. Please call the office for login information
Torah Class, Prophets:
Join the Torah study class on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 10:30 a.m., with Maggid Paul Solyn. Please call the office for login information
CKA Book Club:
May 18, 2022, The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigma, June 15, 2022, The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict, July 20, 2022, The Light of Days by Judy Batalion. All of the meetings are at noon online until further notice. The CKA office will email the link for the Book Club prior to the meeting. The books are available online, at the public library and in the Jerome & Etkind Library at CKA.